Mahama ‘attacks’ Akufo-Addo again; says Ghanaians are living in fear

Mahama ‘attacks’ Akufo-Addo again; says Ghanaians are living in fear

Former president John Dramani Mahama has faulted the Akufo-Addo government for failing to protect Ghanaians.

According to him, the government has failed to guarantee the peace and safety of the citizens.

He added that Ghana, which was once regarded as a peaceful country in the sub-region is fast losing its reputation as there is an increase in violent crimes.

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Mahama went on to say victims of such crimes do not often get justice for the inconvenience suffered.

The former president passed these comments during the final burial rites of the late National Democratic Congress (NDC) constituency chairman for Daffiama Busie Issa constituency of the Upper West region, Richard Bayiviala Polibong.

Per a report by, unknown assailants killed Polibong as he returned from a funeral in his constituency. understands that the police are yet to apprehend the perpetrators of the crime several weeks after the incident occurred.

In Mahama’s opinion, robbers are bolder than before, and have taken to terrorising citizens.

He therefore appealed to President Akufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government to swiftly deal with the security situation in the country.

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