Life? of the people? of Otoase,? a farming? community? in the Eastern? Region? is in danger? as?? they are? threatened with? eviction by the National Chairman of the National Democratic Congress [NDC] Dr. Kwabema Adjei to carry? out? a stone? quarry? project in the area.
But information reaching The Moment from the area indicates that the Member of Parliament of area, Hon Samuel Aye Paye is strongly against the alleged project and has vowed tooth and nail to do anything possible in his capacity as the MP of the area to ensure that the project does not see the light of day because when that happens it will affect the livelihood of the people in the area.
According?? to the MP, the rock, which the NDC National Chairman intends to blast for the project serves as the only source of drinking water through which the water source flows.
A visit? by? The Moment? to the area? reveled? that? most of?? the houses located? around? the rock? had already be earmarked for demolishing, warning? residents in the area to vacate? their legitimate places of abode? for? the project to commence.
When contacted in a telephone interview, the MP, Hon. Samuel Aye Paye hinted that if allowed to commence, the project will have dire health consequences on the people living in and around the area.
Meanwhile,?? the queen mother of the area, Nana? Awo Aboama II has also vowed that the people of Otoase will not allow their heritage site bequeathed? to them by their ancestors for survival to be destroyed by any individual for his selfish gains.
However, attempts to contact Dr. Kwabema Adjei proved futile, as calls placed on his mobile phone were not answered.