- The NPP MP says Koku Anyidoho should be 'physically disciplined' for inciting Ghanaians
- Mr Koku Anyindoho was picked up by officers of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) on Tuesday in Accra for his “treasonable” comment
Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, believes the arrest of Koku Anyidoho was more lenient than the NDC deputy General Secretary deserved.
According to him, he does not support the arrest of Mr. Anyidoho, who suggested that President Akufo-Addo could be overthrown through a coup.
The outspoken MP said “physical discipline” would have been a better way to handle the NDC kingpin.
Mr. Anyidoho was picked up by the Police at the International Press Centre Tuesday afternoon when the NDC was preparing to have a press conference over the US military deal.
His arrest was effected after he said the ratification of the US-Ghana military agreement to lead to a coup.
Speaking to Accra-based Happy FM last Friday, the NDC deputy General Secretary said: “On the January 13, 1972 a certain Col. Ignatius Kutu Acheampong led a movement that removed the Progress Party from power. Busia was the Prime Minister and Akufo-Addo’s father was a ceremonial president. Somebody should tell Nana Akufo-Addo that history has a very interesting way of repeating itself.”
He then added: “There’ll be a civilian coup d’etat; there’ll be a social revolution and the movement is starting on Wednesday. He [Akufo-Addo] will be fed up at the Presidency.”
However, Kennedy Agyapong believes Anyidoho should have been physically disciplined rather than just arrested and sent to the Police Headquaters.
“…What did he mean that Nana Addo will be overthrown in a coup…he needs to be physically disciplined…,” the lawmaker said on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen on Tuesday.
He added – on a lighter note – that he would personally meet Mr. Anyidoho in a ring and deflate his protruding, pot belly.
“I will meet him physically in a ring to deflate his belly…,” the Assin Central MP said.
Meanwhile, there was chaos at the Police Headquarters after some NDC supports besieged the place to demand the release of the deputy General Secretary.
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