Our protests may escalate very soon - NDC's Aseidu Nketia warns
- Johnson Asiedu Nketia says the streets protests by the NDC could get out of control.
- According to him, the spontaneous manner in which the street protests happen is likely to intensify
- He stated that peace will only reign in Ghana when the injustice against the NDC is corrected
Our manifesto: This is what YEN.com.gh believes
The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress, NDC, Johnson Asiedu Nketia says the streets protests by the NDC could get out of control.
According to him, the spontaneous manner in which the massive street protests by the party supporters is likely to intensify.
Speaking in an interview on Agoo TV/Kasapa FM, Asiedu Nketia stated that peace will only reign in Ghana when the injustice against the NDC is corrected.
“Spontaneity of our demonstrations will intensify and may get out of control." he said.
He likened it to the recent protests in the country to what went on in Mali.
Asiedu Nketiah added that if we don’t want same to happen in Ghana then the one bringing the injustice needs to be called to order.
Over 13 million Ghanaians voted in the elections that saw incumbent, President Nana Akufo-Addo, emerging as the winner.
Akufo-Addo polled 51.302 of the ballots, according to the chairperson of the EC, Jean Mensa, while Mahama, polled 47.359%.
Mahama and the NDC rejected the outcome of the polls described by ECOWAS Elections Observer mission in the country as peaceful, free, transparent, and credible.
The declaration of elections sparked a lot of protests in various parts of the country with supporters clad in red and carrying placards registering their displeasure
Meanwhile, the Member of Parliament-elect for the Madina constituency in Accra, Francis-Xavier Sosu, has slammed supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) for resorting to violence in their protest against the results of the 2020 polls.
Ghanaians on Monday, December 7, 2020, went to the polls to elect a new president and some 275 Members of Parliament.
Commenting on the development, the global human rights activist and lawyer said he was against the vandalism and violence associated with the nationwide protests by the NDC supporters.
Speaking in a recent interview on Accra-based CTV, Sosu stressed that the NDC will never sanction any such violence or any illegal means of protesting.
Have national and human interest issues to discuss?
Know someone who is extremely talented and needs recognition?
Your stories and photos are always welcome.
Get interactive via our Facebook page.