- Mahama has for the first time spoken about the disturbances going on in the Volta Region
- He is unhappy about how some few people want to distort the peaceful coexistence among Ghanaians
- The NDC flagbearer noted that the rest of the country will fight back and fend off the attacks by these secessionist groups
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Former President John Dramani Mahama has broken his silence for the first time on the unrest in the Volta region, with regards to the Western Togoland secessionist group.
According to the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), the rest of the country will fight back and fend off the attacks by these secessionist groups.
In a report filed by Kasapafmonline, Mahama noted that the harmony and peaceful cohabitation being enjoyed by Ghanaians for the past years, must not be destroyed by a few selfish people.
“Ghana’s land belongs to Ghana, Ghana is a sovereign republic and nobody can claim a part of Ghana. All of us came together to make Ghana so we cannot sit aloof and watch some people take Ghana. If it’s so, then everyone will trace their history and come for a part of their share which will not be a good thing. What brings us together is the fact that we are all Ghanaians,” Mahama noted.
Former President Mahama's comments come on the back of the second attack launched by the group at the State Transport Corporation (STC) in the Volta regional capital, Ho.
He made these comments while addressing a gathering in the Bono region, where his campaign train is currently at.
In this latest attack allegedly carried out by the group, YEN.com.gh reported that the State Transport Corporation (STC) has had one of its mini buses burnt by unknown persons at Ho, the Volta Regional Capital.
According to a report sighted by YEN.com.gh on the verified Facebook handle of renowned journalist, Israel Laryea, a number of drivers at the station were assaulted.
This follows last Friday’s attack blamed on secessionists calling themselves by different forms of identifications.
On September 25, 2020, the nation woke up to the trending news of several routes to the Volta Region getting blocked by members of the different secessionist groups.
They were believed to have belonged to one of the Western Togoland Group and the Homeland Study Group Foundation organizations.
It appears as though the different groups share the same interest to seek independence of the Volta Region from Ghana as a country on its own.
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