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If You Cannot Withstand Economic Hardship, Sell Cocaine – Ghana Minister Tells Traders

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Simon Osei Mensah, A Ghanain Minister Told Traders To Start Selling Cocaine If They Cannot Withstand The Current Economic Hardship in The Country Ghana


Simon Osei Mensah, a Ghanaian minister has admonished petty traders 

in the Kumasi metropolis to consider dealing him cocaine in other to

survive the hard economic hardship in the country.


Citinewsroom reports that he said that traders should not cover up

their act of salling their wares in prohibited locations should rethink

their action because their are repercussion for their actions.


“When we start enforcing the laws, people will be complaining of hardship.

If there is hardship, then I will ask that you stop the business and

go and sell cocaine for a living,” he added.


The minister lamented the refusal of the traders to use the designated

market to do their businesses instead they use the footbridge and

pedestrian walkways to sell their wares.


According to him, some traders have been defying orders by city

authorities in the name of their affiliation to the ruling party.


The Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, recently asked traders to

vacate unauthorized places but to sell their wares at designated

market places, however, most of the traders defied the order of

the authorities.


Mr Osei Mensah, speaking at an event to re-launch of Keep Kumasi

Clean and Green project warned that city authorities would forcefully

eject petty traders who sell on pavements at the Suame roundabout

and the footbridge at the Central Business District as well as

other unauthorised locations.


The minister insisted that the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) Government

would not allow people who claim they are sympathizer and supporters

of the party to break the law.


he insisted that the pavements and the footbridges meant for

commuters and not for trading purposes.

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