Officials of the Youth Employment Authority, YEA, in the Eastern region were on Friday evening blocked by the New Juaben South Constituency executives of the ruling New Patriotic Party(NPP) from transporting bicycles belonging to the agency.
Some officials of the YEA reportedly led by the Regional Director, Mr Mohammed Pelpuo at around 5pm were seen parking ten bicycles from the warehouse of the Authority into a Vehicle .
But, the Constituency executives of the NPP upon a tip off ,rushed to the scene to confront and probe the officials on where they were transporting the bicycles to.
The executives unconvinced about the explanations given by the YEA officials ,seized the items and reported the case to the New Juaben Municipal Police Command.
The Municipal Police Commander ,Superintendent Richardson Kumeko ,quickly dispatched police officers led by the Station Master Chief Inspector Ebenezer Sakyi to the regional office of the YEA when the bicycles were being loaded.
The bicycles were impounded and loaded into Police Vehicle for safe keeping at the Municipal police command.
The Constituency executives led by Chairman Oteng Adu and Vice Chairman Asante Benjamin’s Oduro Benash ,lodged official Complaint to the Police .
Speaking to Kasapa news Eastern regional Correspondent ,Kojo Ansah, the New Juaben South Constituency Vice Chairman of NPP, Mr .Asante Benjamin Benash said ,the party has laid its intelligence on the ground to foil and prevent corrupt activities by officials of the previous administration still occupying key positions after the transition .
He said the party is not being violent but rather being proactive.
“We have laid surveillance and strengthened our intelligence. We are not being lawless as being claimed by Kofi Portuphy and the NDC. If we are not careful ,these NDC guys still occupying key positions will create mess.”