- “Gone have been the times no one will even invite you. You may have your say however authorities may have its method, when you go on demonstration, they’ll come and cope with you with sizzling water, they’ll beat you and all that.”
Professor Ransford Gyampo, an affiliate professor on the Political Science Division of the College of Ghana mentioned authorities has been proactive with its response to the considerations of the conveners of the #FixTheCountry marketing campaign.
“This can be a motion that has had the best impression on authorities within the historical past of Ghana’s Fourth Republic,” Prof Gyampo instructed The Asaase Breakfast Present host Kojo Mensah on 14 Could 2021.
He added: “Not even Kume preko had this sort of impression. It had a sure large impression on authorities forcing authorities to return and clarify and, of their rationalization, authorities hasn’t referred to as their bluff.”
“Gone have been the times no one will even invite you. You may have your say however authorities may have its method, when you go on demonstration, they’ll come and cope with you with sizzling water, they’ll beat you and all that.
“However you may see a authorities attempting to say, no don’t exhibit as a result of we’re nonetheless not out of the woods but so far as COVID-19 is anxious and goes forward to confess a few of the challenges that the persons are voicing and making pledges or addressing what’s being finished,” Gyampo mentioned.
He, nevertheless, chided some components in authorities who initially responded by asking the organisers “to repair themselves first”.
Keep the group
Prof Gyampo mentioned the conveners ought to maintain the group collectively to demand accountability from present and successive governments.
On his half, the Mayor of Accra, Mohammed Adjei Sowah, who additionally spoke on the programme counseled the president for his exemplary management for the swift response to handle the considerations of the group.
He referred to as on the conveners of #FixTheCountry marketing campaign to proceed to dialogue with authorities to handle their considerations.
“No less than for now, there’s some motive for us to consider that authorities is doing one thing and there’s additionally motive for us to consider that the decision by the #FixTheCountry organisers can be proper…”