Akufo-Addo should be taken to court if he fails to disband vigilantism - Oye Lithur

Akufo-Addo should be taken to court if he fails to disband vigilantism - Oye Lithur

Former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur, has shared her views on the growing incidence of vigilantism and pockets of violence which has a possibility of marring the peace and stability of the country.

She believes president Nana Akufo-Addo, who is the Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, is not doing enough to tackle vigilantism which keeps threatening lives and the democracy of the country.

Speaking on Radio XYZ's Inside Politics, the former minister said she's disappointed that the activities of vigilante groups keep rising and endangering the country although Ghanaians and civil society groups had raised concerns over them.

Akufo-Addo should be taken to court if he fails to disband vigilantism - Oye Lithur

Former Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Nana Oye Lithur Source: UGC
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“If he fails to answer questions, Ghanaians should take it up to the court," she told Mugabe Maase

She explained that the silence and posturing of the ministers in charge of the country's security over the worrying trend only meant that the groups would continue to operate with impunity and cause harm to innocent people.

Criticizing the government, the human rights lawyer, however, called on Ghanaians to "rise up" and kick against the reluctance of the Akufo-Addo government to disband such party militias from the country.

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