The mayor of Sekondi-Takoradi has promised to crack down on rising violence.

The Mayor of Sekondi-Takoradi, Abdul Mumin Issah, has expressed grave concern about the recent surge in crime within the metropolis. The situation, according to him, requires more effort in order to clamp down on the activities of the perpetrators.

The Regional Security Council (REGSEC) will leave no stone unturned in ensuring the perpetrators are apprehended, he added. The mayor was speaking during the first Ordinary Meeting of the Second Session of the 8th Sekond – Takoradi Metropolitan Assembly. He also reaffirmed that the final non-negotiable date for relocation of traders at the Takorardi Market Circle is 10th May, 2021.

The Assembly also hinted that the Assembly has made an official application to the Ministry of Energy for about 8,000 street bulbs, which when received would be distributed and installed at the Assembly’s cost.

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