A group regarded as the Involved Citizens of Okyeman protested to sign-up their displeasure towards a publish shared by John Mahama which labeled some members of the ruling govt as ‘Akyem Mafia and Sakawa Boys’.
The protestors clad in red and black and wielding placards gathered at the forecourt of the centre close to the lorry station at Asamankese to start out their protest.
Some of the placards read “No extra NDC Tribalism”, “Nana Addo, Akyems are happy of you”, “Empty Barrel”, “Prolonged Live Akyems” between other folks.
The Bolgatanga Central MP, Isaac Adongo, in a statement relating to the controversial Agyapa Royalties deal, accused the President and his kith of forming a families-and-buddies cartel to seize the mineral methods of the condition through the deal.
He labeled them as “sakawa” and “Akyem mafia”. A progress that has caught the ire of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and some associates of his federal government.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo at a assembly with the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Meeting at the Jubilee House on Friday, August 4, 2020, reported discovered teams and Ghanaians should really condemn the reviews.
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He explained he was ‘very disturbed’ by the ethnocentric tagging his ethnic group but also stated, ‘that is the variety of language we you should not want in our politics.
“The comments produced by my opponent [John Mahama] ‘Ayem Sakawa’ people I have not listened to any public figure in this nation remark on it. it is completely unacceptable. If I wake up to make this kind of a comment about Northerners or Gonjas you can visualize the uproar that will be in the nation. A former President of Ghana you can connect with a team of Ghanaians ‘Sakawa’ folks and it includes the group of a sitting down President,” he added.
He stated: “His assertion has been handed with out opinions from groups. At the similar time, we have been told to provide the politics of insults to an end. We need to have to concentration on this make any difference in an even-handed way.”