FreeAkuapemPoloo: Ghanaians boldly ask court to free Akuapem Poloo

FreeAkuapemPoloo: Ghanaians boldly ask court to free Akuapem Poloo

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Akuapem Poloo as she is popularly known is among the top three Twitter trends today, April 15, as Ghanaians including famous faces join forces to appeal for her freedom.

An Accra Circuit Court on Wednesday convicted Akuapem Poloo in a trial for posting a nude photo of herself and her son who had just turned seven (7) years old last year.

The actress and Instagram model was charged with the publication of nude pictures with her son by the court presided over by Her Honour Christina Cann.

FreeAkuapemPoloo: Ghanaians boldly ask court to free Akuapem Poloo
FreeAkuapemPoloo: Ghanaians boldly ask court to free Akuapem Poloo. Image: crabbimedia
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Akuapem Poloo was directed by the court to undergo a pregnancy test as she awaits her sentencing on Friday, April 16.

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Social media has since been buzzing with the hashtag #FreeAkuapemPoloo as the mother of one awaits her sentencing by the court.

YEN.com.gh has compiled the reactions of some Ghanaians including celebrities posting messages in solidarity with Akuapem Poloo.

Decorated Ghanaian rapper, Sarkodie writes, ''I think it’s a little harsh to separate a child from the mum just because of pictures taken ... would want to plead with the law to pardon our sister Folded hands #FreeAkuapemPoloo.''

Female singer, Sista Afia indicated that it is difficult for her to see Akuapem Poloo go through this challenging moment.

''It's sad to see Akuapem Poloo go through this. I'm not supporting her actions but there should be a flexible punishment rather than this separation. We apologise on her behalf because this is heartbreaking #FreeAkuapemPoloo.''

Award-winning singer, Efya writes, ''This whole issue with akuapem poloo is beyond me. We have abused girls. No beds at maternity wards! Accidents here n there. Economy Gbas and this is what is being highlighted ... for what purpose? I can’t understand it! Chale, Wabl3.''

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Fast-rising singer, iOna Reine added her star voice saying, ''please temper justice with mercy Folded handsFolded handsFolded handsFolded handsFolded handsFolded hands.

''Rosemond brown it is well we are with U in prayers. #FreeAkuapemPoloo.''

Twitter user, Cosjigzz writes, ''Some MP's have fired Guns into crowds, Other MP's have snatched and run away with ballot boxes, Others were caught stealing our money yet non of them was prosecuted but for Akuapem Poloo dirrr. The Government wants to show her where power lies... Nebuchadnezzar #FreeAkuapemPoloo.''

Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported a social media user with the Facebook name, Andrews Nuonibe Larkai, has given an emotional narration about how a woman who had faced neglect has become a lawyer.

In a Facebook post, Larkai recounted that Esther Akua Gyamfi, who made history as Ghana's first-ever International and Comparative Disability Law and Policy lawyer with a disability had faced rounds of rejections from society after she became disabled at the age of two (2).

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Recounting now-barrister Esther Akua Gyamfi's emotional journey, Larkai wrote, ''she became paralysed at the age of two (2). Doctors, nurses, friends, and family advised her [mother] to get rid of her because she would have to babysit her for the rest of her life.

But in all these, her mother's response was: "everything works together for good to those who love God and are called according to His purpose.''

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