Ejura shooting incident: Families of victims write to parliament to appeal for budgetary allocation

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The families of the victims of the Ejura shooting incident have written to the Speaker of Parliament, Rt. Hon Alban Bagbin to appeal for budgetary allocations to deal with the impact of the incident.

In a letter dated December 12, 2021, sighted by ABC News, the group wants the leadership of parliament through the Defence and Interior Committees to direct the Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori Atta to make funds available in the budget to compensate the families of the victims.

Moreover, the group also demanded that the Ministry of Finance make allocations to implement the recommendations of the committee that investigated the incident.

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“We the victims and the families of the victims of the unfortunate incidents that occurred in Ejura on 29 June 2021, bring this letter appealing that Parliament, through the Defence and Interior Committee request that appropriate budgetary allocations be made to address the ramifications of the incidents that occurred in Ejura, as well as the recommendations of the Presidential Committee set up to investigate the incident,” portions of the letter by the families read.

According to the families, it is their hope that as the House deliberate over the budgetary appropriations, it will consider making provision for appropriate allocations in the Budget to address the ramifications of the incident.

Read the letter below: 

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