The Ghana Journalists Association 9GJA) has called on President Nana Akufo-Addo to intervene in the murder of the late investigative journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale.
The GJA led by Mr Affail Monney wants the president to take personal interest in the matter.
The GJA President Affail Monney addressing a press conference on Thursday charged President Akufo-Addo to ensure that the perpetrators of the heinous crime are brought to book.
Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has asked the police to arrest the perpetrators as soon as possible and deal with them.
‘’I’ve learnt with sadness of the killing of Ahmed Hussein-Suale, an associate of investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas. I condemn the act unreservedly, and extend my condolences to his family. I expect the police to bring to book, as soon as possible, the perpetrators of this heinous crime. Once again, my heartfelt condolences,’’ the president in a post on his official Facebook page.
Former President John Dramani Mahama has also called for the arrest of the killers.
His post also read: ‘’ “We woke up to the sad news of the killing of investigative journalist, Ahmed Hussein-Suale. My condolences to his family and colleagues at Tiger Eye PI.
“For a democracy like Ghana, which is a model for our continent, things like this should not happen. There’s been a spate of killings in our country lately, and we urge government and the security agencies to be up and doing and bring the perpetrators of these dastardly acts to book”.