Okyeame Kwame hits back at gov't; says French as second language disrespectful to Ghana

Okyeame Kwame hits back at gov't; says French as second language disrespectful to Ghana

Ghanaian rapper Okyeame Kwame has kicked against the decision to make French a second language in Ghana.

According to the rapper, French as a second language is disrespectful to the core values of the country.

In a tweet concerning the recent 'French as second language' argument, Okyeame Kwame put up a strong defense.

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"French as a second language is disrespectful to our pride and culture, it is bad enough that our first language is another persons language," he wrote.

By this tweet, the 'Woso' hitmaker sought to kick against the idea that French will be made a second language in Ghana.

Okyeame Kwame again quizzed why such idea of using a foreign language as a second language came about while our local languages are there.

"What is wrong with making one of our local languages our first language," Okyeame Kwame wrote.

Okyeame Kwame who has a degree in the 'Twi' dialect from KNUST appeared very unhappy about the new development.

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In another tweet on the same issue, Okyeame Kwame noted that other countries developed with their local languages.

"Every Country in the world developing teaches ,works and interacts in their local language," he wrote.

Okyeame Kwame's rant followed a recent announcement made by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration.

According to Hon. Ayorkor Botchway, the government is considering French as a second official language.

But it seems Okyeame Kwame who is known to be interested in promoting the values of Ghana is not happy about the revelation made by the minister, hence his tweet.

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