PHOTOS:Fire Guts Ashanti NDC Regional Secretariat

The Regional Secretariat of the ruling  National Democratic Congress (NDC) located at Amakom a suburb of the Kumasi Metropolis, was on Sunday dawn gutted by fire believed to  be  the work of arsonists.IMG-20160501-WA001

 Windows and doors went up in flames around 1 a.m Sunday and had to be doused by neighbors, Zongo Divisional Police Command confirmed to

This timely intervention by neighbors prevented major damage to the property.


Four gallons containing a deposit of petrol which has been presented to the police as evidence  were found at scene of arson.

It is not immediately known the rationale behind the arson but sources reveal that the smell of Kerosene, traces of which can be seen beneath the burnt door frame and two burnt windows to the office fills the atmosphere.IMG-20160501-WA004

The security man at the office, only identified as  Mohammed Abubakar said he heard the engine of a vehicle that sped off moments after the place went up in flames.IMG-20160501-WA005

The regional minister, who came to the scene with party executives, City Mayor, Kojo Bonsu, and Deputy Works and Housing Minister, Yaw Adusei claim the fire was set deliberately to induce fear in the ongoing Limited Voter Registration exercise.

By: Ghana/