The current ruling party of the government, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), and its head of administration, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is at the moment out of the country on a one week tour to, Ivory Coast, and through to United Kingdom, after which, he will return to Ghana.
Due to this, the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, is acting on behalf of the President, Nana Addo.
The fire that gushed out at the Kantamanto market is the the new of the day.
The Vice President has visited the victims of the Kantamato market fire that broke out on the night of Monday, 15 December, 2020, to inspect the extent of damage caused and also console with them.
In a speech delivered, he indicated that, the government will provide the needed help to mitigate the loss and also urged all of them to put in place the precautionary measures to minimise such unfortunate incidence.
During the visit, he went to the various place that was totally burnt beyond measures. He continued to assure them that, the government will soon turn in and give them the necessary help needed for them to start up their businesses.
Most of the market women became very excited about his assurance and started shouting 4more as he went round to see the destroyed areas.
It is believed that, there are people behind the burning of the Kantamanto market but the truth has not been ascertained.
Meanwhile, investigation is ongoing by the National Fire Service Personnel after helping to quench the fire in the market. They have assured of a two-week ultimatum report after the investigation.
Covers of scenes taken from the visit of the Vice President are beneath.