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Strain team to display against hardship and oppression in Ghana


The protest dubbed “Kum yen preko” which indicates “destroy us now” will be staged in Accra on Tuesday, 2 July 2019.

The group said “At any time since President Akufo-Addo ascended the Presidency, he and his governing administration have pursued policies that have left numerous worse off and more and more vulnerable.

“We take note, amongst other points, the unbearable expense of dwelling in the country occasioned by high value of gasoline, constant depreciation of the cedi and skyrocketing charges of merchandise and products and services without a corresponding boost in wages.”

In a assertion copied to Pulse.com.gh, the team mentioned “Many Ghanaians carry on to reduce their work whilst contractors remain unpaid. The NHIS is collapsing and we are back to the era of dumsor. Numerous flagship guarantees of President Akufo-Addo these kinds of as One particular Constituency-One particular Million Bucks for every yr, One Village-One particular Dam, A single District-One Factory, and the promised fight in opposition to corruption keep on being unfulfilled. Due to the extreme reckless borrowing of the Akufo-Addo governing administration, Ghana’s General public financial debt has greater astronomically by a whopping GHS80 billion in the last two-and-a-fifty percent years with very minor to display for.”

According to the team, the ugly murder of investigative journalist Hussein Ahmed-Suale, the harassment and intimidation of journalists like Joy FM’s Manesseh Azuri, Star FM’s Edward Adeti, Radio XYZ’s Kwame Minka etcetera., as nicely as the gestapo shutdown of Radio Gold, Radio XYZ and other media organisations is an intimidating and silencing political opposition.

It additional that the ongoing harassment of the Countrywide Chairman of the Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo is an act of lawlessness and the deployment of the coercive powers of point out.

“These functions, coupled with growing degrees of insecurity and impunity in the place, arbitrary dismissals and victimisation of employees, and the politically-inspired collapse of firms perceived to belong to opponents, are calculated to assist the ‘state capture’ agenda of President Akufo-Addo and the NPP,” it pointed out.

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