Soldier involved in DropThatChamber protest released

Soldier involved in DropThatChamber protest released

- The soldier who took part in the social media campaign against a new parliamentary chamber has been reportedly released by the military high command

- Lance Corporal Lincoln Isaac Wassah was supposed to spend three months in the guardroom with hard labor

- According to a statement from the Economic Fighters league, his release was not as a result of the petition sent t the president

The gallant soldier who was involved in the DropthatChamber protest Lance Corporal L/Cpl Lincoln Isaac Wassah of the 2 Recce squadron unit in Sunyani has been reportedly released from detention.

According to a news release from the economic fighters league, his release was not through a pardon as they presented to the President.

The soldier called on authorities to drop the idea of building a chamber and channel those resources into eradicating schools under-tree, among others.

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The soldier was sentenced after the board that was set up to probe the matter found him guilty of misconduct contrary to the code of ethics of the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).

Social media users have taken to the post to express the thoughts.

Keane congratulated him and added that he had been demoted.

Raymond said this is a great news.

Sebastian simply praised God.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported the soldier who was captured on video campaigning against the construction of the 450-seat chamber for parliament estimated at $200 million has been stripped of his rank and sentenced to 90 days imprisonment with hard labour at the guardroom.

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