New Juaben South MCE orders closure of popular Koforidua brothel
The Municipal Chief Executive for New Juaben South Isaac Appau Gyasi has ordered for the demolishing of a brothel in the Eastern regional Capital, Koforidua.
Bula Spot, a popular brothel which has venue for hiring for social events has been turned into a brothel where small rooms have been constructed for illicit sexual activities.
Scores of commercial sex workers from across the country lodge at the brothel to solicit sex for cash.
The activities of the Sex Workers in the facility, sometimes involving young girls have become a source of worry to residents in the Municipality.
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The MCE Isaac Appau Gyasi together with the Municipal Security Council(MUSEC) after assessment of the situation recommended for the demolishing of the auxiliary facilities being used as brothel within 14 days .
Prostitution including child prostitution was rising at alarming rate some few years ago.
The Regional Child Protection Committee formed under the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has over the years chalked some successes in reducing the menace which was becoming alarming.
In 2016, the Committee closed down two brothels where Commercial sex workers including children operated.