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Our Outfit Received Over 80 Percent Prank Calls Last Year Which Is Worrying – Director, Ambulance Service

Since 2020 when the 1 constituency, 1 ambulance policy was rolled out, constituents of Awutu Senya West had to mainly rely on the services of private ambulance services and taxis during emergency health cases.

The situation was caused by the lack of an ambulance bay to serve as an office for paramedic staff and parking place for the ambulance.

Miscreants of the town took over the edifice and had its electrical installations such as air conditioner outdoor motors, lamp holders and sockets stolen.

Finally, residents can heave a sigh of relief as the edifice has been commissioned today.

At the ceremony, Director of Operations for the Ghana National Ambulance Service, Forster Ansong Birigyan bemoaned the rate at which the service receives prank calls is worrying .

According to him about 80 percent of calls received by the service in the previous year were prank.

He described it as an impediment on effective service delivery and thus called on the general public to desist from such act.

Obaatanpa News mireku nyampong speaking with, Chief Executive of the Awutu Senya West District, Joseph Aidoo called on users of the facility to observe maintenance culture in order to allow the facility serve its intended purpose.

He said, government’s aid to make health his priority is on course within his district.

Whilst lauding government for the initiative, the Gyaasehene of Awutu Traditional Area, Nai Kojo Ahene admonished parents to desist from leaving their telecommunication gadgets for their kids to prevent incidental calls to emergency services.

He further advised the youth , not to still from the facility to at the end collapse the centre.

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