Asiedu Nketia describes Akufo-Addo’s government as worse than military regime

Asiedu Nketia describes Akufo-Addo’s government as worse than military regime

General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia, has described the Akufo-Addo led administration worse than a military era.

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According to the NDC’s general secretary, the current democratic dispensation under the leadership of President Akufo-Addo can plunge Ghana into chaos.

Asiedu Nketia describes Akufo-Addo’s government as worse than military regime

Asiedu Nketia and Nana Addo.
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His critique is borne out of the brouhaha surrounding the Electoral Commission's resolve to use the identification cards produced by the National Identification Authority (NIA) as a prerequisite tool during the registration exercise for new voter’s identification cards.

What is the motive behind the idea that apart from the Ashanti Region, none of the regions in the country has been able to register more people with the NIA Card?” the NDC General Secretary stated on Okay FM on Wednesday, May 20.

Mr. Asiedu Nketia further alleged that majority of Ghanaians have not received their NIA Cards.

How can you claim to be practicing democracy when in fact you are disenfranchising some people . . . and if someone comes to warn you that what you are doing is a recipe for coup d’état, you rather say that the person is inciting the public,” he bemoaned.

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He, however, warned against the use of intimidation by the Akufo-Addo government to suppress the will of Ghanaians for demanding their democratic rights to take part in the upcoming general elections.

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the Electoral Commission has been engaged in various talks as to how well to organise the voters' registration exercise to avoid the contraction and spread of coronavirus.

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