Ghanaians take on Ministry of Tourism for holding memorial service in honor of USA's George Floyd

Ghanaians take on Ministry of Tourism for holding memorial service in honor of USA's George Floyd

- The Ministry of Tourism and partners have held a memorial service to honor the death of George Floyd who was lost his life after he was restrained by a white police officer

- The memorial service to honor George Floyd took place at the Dubois Centre earlier today, June 5 at 8:30 am

- Ghanaians who found the memorial service quite unnecessary questioned why the government held it

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The Ministry of Tourism, the Ghana Tourism Authority, and the and office of diaspora affairs have held a memorial service to honor the death of George Floyd.

Per the image sighted by YEN.com.gh, the memorial service to honor George Floyd was held at the Dubois Centre earlier today, June 5, 2020, at 8:30 am.

Ghanaians who found the memorial service quite unnecessary, questioned why the government decided to do that for someone far from us.

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Ghanaians have expressed disappointment in the government for deciding to jump unto the bandwagon with regards to the death of George Floyd.

Abdul believes it is not necessary.

Emmanuel said the country's leaders only care about themselves and not everybody.

Akua thinks the country is just jumping on to the trend.

Justin said no memorial was held for Ahmed Suale and the Kintampo accident victims

Kwabena believes "this is absolute nonsense".

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In other news, Kanye West has joined other celebs who have donated huge amounts to assist families who have been affected by racism and injustices in the US.

The billionaire rapper donated $2 million to support the families of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.

His donation was triggered by the recent death of Floyd which has led to nationwide Black Lives Matter protests in the US.

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