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Volta Bar Donates to Ho Prisons

By: KALD | Voltaonlinegh.com |

The  Volta region branch of the Ghana Bar Association (GBA) has donated some items to the Ho Central Prisons.

Led by the Volta bar president, Mr. Michael Zewu  Glover, the association presented assorted items, comprising, bags of rice, toiletries and medical consumables, valued at GHS3000 towards the upkeep of the prison inmates.

The gesture forms part of activities marking the 37th Martyrs Day celebration, in memory of the three Justices, who were gruesomely murdered on June 30, 1982 during the military junta.

Present at the event last Friday, were some members  the Volta Bar, including  the Secretary, Mr. Nelson Kporha,  as well as the bench, led by the Supervising High court Judge, Justice Eric Baah.

The rest were, Justice, Mattew Kyeremanteng of the Ho High court,  Her Honour Priscilla Dikro, Circuit Court Judge and Magistrates of the District Court, Robert Addo and Kwaku Ansah.

Mr. Victor Agbelengor, incharge of the Ho Prisons, received the items on behalf of the inmates and expresss gratitude to members of the Volta Bar.

He also assured them of putting the items to good use.

The Martyrs Day was instituted by the Ghana Bar Association and the Judiciary in remembrance of Justices, Fred Poku Sarkodee, Cecilia Koranteng-Addow and Kwadwo Agyei Agyapong, who were alongside a retired army officer, Major Acquah, abducted from their homes and cruelly murdered on June 30, 1982 at Bondase Military Firing range during the military junta.

Source: www.voltaonlinegh.com

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