The Daily Graphic lauds the La Nkwatanang-Madina Assembly and the Madina police for stepping up efforts to compel pedestrians to use the footbridges on the Madina-Adenta highway. The paper says since guards of the assembly begun using force to compel pedestrians to change their ways, there has been an increase in the number of people who use the footbridges, particularly at the Zongo Junction. It expresses disappointment in some Ghanaians on the fact that people have to be flogged by law enforcers before they do the right thing. The paper urges authorities to close various spots where people use most to defy the orders of the guards and prevail on authorities to ensure that commercial drivers who stop right after the traffic lights are punished.
The Ghanaian Times comments on the state of children at a remote village of Yorkitikpo in the Tongu District of the Volta Region where there is an increase in children of school-going age abandoning school and engaging in cattle herding during school contact hours. One of the children in an interview said nomadic activities are lucrative ventures that could sustain them and their families as they could be owners of the cattle in future. The Director of the Department of Social Welfare and Community Development of the District says his office is aware of these activities but the limited resources of his department has made it difficult to rescue the children. The Ghanaian Times is, therefore, calling on the District Assembly, the District Police, Civil Society to step in and rescue the children as it an offence for parents not to send their children to school in the country and parents have no excuse to shirk their responsibility and send their children to herd cattle.