- Scores of Ghanaians have converged at the Obra Spot to participate in the Kum y3n pr3ko demonstration
- They are protesting the said hardships in the country under the Akufo-Addo administration
- Former president John Dramani Mahama has also endorsed the demonstration
The Kum y3n pr3ko demonstration being organised by the Coalition for Social Justice is currently underway in Accra.
According to Starr News, the demonstrators, have converged at the Obra Spot waiting for directions for their route.
Speaking in an interview with press men, Lead Organiser of the demonstration, Bernard Mornah said the demonstration has been triggered by hardships in the country coupled with attacks on the media.
On Monday, July 8, 2019, former President John Mahama declared his support for the march on Facebook.
“Our country is on the downward trend, with an unbearable increase in the cost of living; the citizenry doesn’t feel safe and yet Government continues to oppress and intimidate the people including journalists.
“I welcome, endorse and I encourage all to step out tomorrow and join the #Kumy3npr3ko demonstration organized by the Coalition for Social Justice...," he said.
In other news, information gathered by YEN.com.gh has it that the president has kicked against moves by parliament to use $200m for a new chamber.
According to a report seen by YEN.com.gh on Ghanaweb, the president says he is focused on more top priority projects for the country, hence his rejection of the proposal.
The president is reportedly bent on improving Ghana’s roads, the education and training sector, agriculture, water and housing, rural development, and many more, cited the report.
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