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#FixTheCountry: Be prepared to face any consequences – NPP Communicator tells Conveners

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A Member of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Communication Team, Solomon Owusu says leaders of the #FixTheCountry movement must be prepared to face the consequences of their intended demonstration.

Speaking on Ghana Kasa on Kasapa 102.5 FM, Mr. Owusu stated that it’s prudent the Conveners of the demonstration come to a middle-ground with the Ghana Police Service (GPS) to handle any unforeseen challenges during the exercise when they have the green light.

“When you are embarking on a demonstration, as leaders you cannot know the mindset of some of the demonstrators you are expecting to participate. Someone may come with a gun hidden on him. And as organizers you can be overwhelmed with the numbers, maybe a million may come out, and do you have the power or the capacity to control all this number of people?,” he quizzed.

He continued “And are you prepared as leaders to own up and take responsibility for any excesses that might occur during the demonstration? That is why the issue of the police’s involvement in exercising this right is crucial. Because when the police are involved in controlling the crowd its helps you the organizers.”

The Ghana Police Service has warned the public not to participate in any call for demonstration by convenors of the #FixTheCountry movement.

The call by the Police comes after a five-member panel of the Supreme Court said there is “no subsisting order” preventing #fixtheCountry protesters to apply for demonstration.

According to the Police, “the substantive case between the police and the conveners on the right to demonstrate is still pending at the High Court (Criminal Division 1) Accra, and slated for hearing on Monday, June 14, 2021.”

Meanwhile, the NPP Communicator said it’s problematic that the organizers of the demonstration are unable to tell the nation the number of persons they are expecting for the demonstration.

“This is because the origin of this movement started on social media which has participants scattered across the country. You may have people coming from Bolga among other big cities in the country,” he noted.

Source: kasapafmonline.com

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VIDEO: Computer Man begs Akufo-Addo to appoint COP Kofi Boakye as IGP

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Prophet Eric Amponsah, (Computer Man)

• Prophet Eric Amponsah has pleaded with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to appoint COP Nathan Kofi Boakye as IGP

• According to Computer Man, COP Kofi Boakye has the capacity to deal with crime-related activities recorded in the country

• He made the appeal while sharing his views on recent crimes witnessed in Ghana

The Founder and Leader of Hope Generation Ministry, Prophet Eric Amponsah, has made a passionate appeal to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to appoint COP Nathan Kofi Boakye as the next Inspector General of Police.

Speaking in an interview with Oman Channel sighted by Ghanaweb, Prophet Amponsah touted the Head of Research and Planning for the Police Service as the only person viable of leading a police service capable of dealing with the recent rise in crimes.

“I will appeal to the President, His Excellency Nana Addo Danwka Akufo-Addo to appoint COP Kofi Boakye as IGP. Maybe COP Kofi Boakye between 2014 and 2016 supervised some arrests in the Ashanti Region which may not have augured well. But the only thing that can make Ghana peaceful and end armed robbery is COP Kofi Boakye. You can mark it on a wall,” Computer Man stated while sharing his view on the recent robbery cases including two separate attacks on bullion vans.

Armed gunmen on Monday, June 14, 2021, attacked a bullion van at Jamestown in Accra.
The robbers after staging the attack in which they made away with some undisclosed amount left dead a police officer who was on escort duty in the attacked van and a trader who was a resident in the vicinity.

On the next Tuesday after the Jamestown attack, another bullion van robbery incident was staged on the Accra -Winneba Road.

Unlike the Jamestown incident, the Accra-Winneba Road attack was unsuccessful as the robbers failed to stop the van despite their firing of several gunshots.

The two broad daylight robbery attacks coupled with other gun-related crimes recorded over the past few weeks has led many Ghanaians to raise concern over the level of security in the country.

Some Security Analyst including Mr Adam Bonaa have called for the resignation of the current Inspector General of Police.

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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VIDEO: Fire guts warehouse at Madina

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Fire has gutted the warehouse of Lesfam Company Limited, a beverages distributor at Madina Ritz Junction in Accra.

The fire incident occurred in the late hours of Sunday, June 20, 2021 during a downpour in the area.

The cause of the fire, which destroyed goods worth thousands of cedis, is yet to be known.

Witnesses looked on helpless as the fire ravages property at the warehouse.

All attempts by residents to douse the fire proved futile as the fire was too strong to douse.

However, personnel from the Ghana Fire Service came to the scene to put out the fire but did not have it easy.

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Ghanaians on social media hound Rebecca Akufo-Addo over husband being ‘sleepless’

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and wife, Rebecca Akufo-Addo

What looked like a romantic father’s day message to her husband, President Nana Akufo-Addo, turned sour as Ghanaian social media users directed their anger on first lady, Rebecca Akufo-Addo.

She took to social media Sunday to praise her husband on father’s day and expressed how proud she was that Nana Akufo-Addo was working to make things work in the country.

“Over the last four years having watched and prayed for my husband as father of the nation, I have had a close view of the sleepless nights, the countless overstretches and the physical strain to make this country work,” she stated in his article.

Madam Akufo-Addo added, “President Akufo-Addo remains a father we all would be proud of.”

But the above message which was part of her goodwill message to the president has infuriated most Ghanaians who believe the nation is not on the right track, owning to the fact the cost of living is high in the country.

The first lady’s message coincided with an increment in fuel prices across the country– the more reason some Ghanaians descended on her.

Some asked if she was really in Ghana while others criticised Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for sleeping in public.

Below are some of the responses to the first lady’s father’s day message to her husband:

Source: myxyzonline.com

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