Families of the late Abdul-Nasir Yussif and Murtala Mohammed want the government to make public the report by the Justice Koomson Committee of Inquiry into Ejura Incidents.
According to them, the content of the report will help them appreciate what transpired during the committee’s sitting.
The families say they don’t want to trust public hearsay.
“I only saw and heard from the media houses that, they have come out with the report with some recommendations. One of the recommendations was they should sack the MCE.”
Abdulah Abubakar is the family head of the late Abdul-Nasir Yussif, one of the two shot dead in the Ejura incident.
He doubts the Committee’s report would be fair.
He has his own expectations on how the matter should have been handled.
“I told them that of they wanted justice and fair report from the commission, they should taken the case to parliament where everybody is involved. They opposite will not for the ruling to cheat and the ruling will not agree for the opposition to cheat them.”
Mr. Abubakar wants justice served.
Mohammed Awal Misbawu in his clutches.
About two months ago, the 16-year-old was fit and strong. But now he needs support because his right leg was amputated as a result of gunshot injury sustained in the Ejura incident.
Salamtu Mohammed is the mother.
“Today, Awal is physically challenged. We have spent over 40 thousand cedis paying his medical bills. We also pay 100 cedis every two days for his treatment.” She said.
Salamatu also wants the government to ensure the committee’s report is made public.
“We heard nothing about the committee’s report. The president should take a look at that.
“Awal Misbawu is your grandson and it was your son, a soldier, who shot at him.
Now, he is down to one leg. We don’t know what tha committee did. They should tell the world what they did.”
Alhaji Umar Alhassan is the Dagomba Chief of Ejura and grandfather of Murtala Mohammed who was also shot dead during the incident.
He recounts what happened when the committee visited him and his advice to help unravel the truth.
“It will unfair if I say the report has favoured me or otherwise. Because of the report has already been submitted to the president but I have not received any feedback and I can’t respond to anything at this moment. It will be difficult for me to react. I ask that the report submitted to the president be publicised for the whole country to know the truth in the report.”
The Justice Koomson Committee of Inquiry into the Ejura incidents submitted its report to the Interior Minister weeks ago.
But the details of the report and recommendations are yet to be made public.
By Mahmud Mohammed-Nurudeen