Minority wants President Akufo-Addo to focus on security during State of Nation Address

Minority wants President Akufo-Addo to focus on security during State of Nation Address

The Minority in parliament has stated that they want President Akufo-Addo to focus on security issues during the upcoming State of the Nation Address.

On February 21, 2019, President Akufo-Addo will be going to parliament to address Ghanaians on the state of the nation.

In a report YEN.com.gh sighted on Citinewsroom.com, the MPs ahead of the address revealed that security issues have become topical in the country.

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Their concern came in the wake of the recent incident of violent that occurred at La-Bawaleshie during the Ayawaso by-election.

The minority has alleged that Ghana at the moment is in a state of insecurity considering some recent happenings.

In an interview with Citi FM, MP for Banda, Ibrahim Ahmed, said that if there is no security in Ghana, nothing can function since survival of humanity is based on security.

Ibrahim Ahmed also said he wanted the president to hold Bryan Acheampong accountable for the actions of security personnel deployed to Ayawaso West Wuogon who are seen brutalizing some unarmed men.

The MP for Sagnarigu, Alhaji A.B.A. Fuseini also commenting on issues of security alleged that most Ghanaians think Ghana is insecure at the moment.

He continued to allege that it is by the grace of God that people are able to go to work and get back home safely.

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He said Ghana has never experienced such level of insecurity like it is happening now.

Sam George, MP for Ningo-Prampram who was assaulted during the Ayawaso by-election providing his view on issues of security noted that the president has a lot of questions to answer about the insecurity of the country.

Sam George, commenting further, alleged that the president appears to be in apparent breach of the constitution by himself and his appointees.

The minority has been chastising the presidency recently, claiming that the country is not secured.

They claim that the recent issues of kidnapping, contract killing and the recent election violence are the reasons for their claim.

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