Gyedu Blay Ambolley says gov't should #FixTheCountry because they were voted for

Gyedu Blay Ambolley says gov't should #FixTheCountry because they were voted for

- Gyedu Blay Ambolley has lashed out at the government and its operatives for saying citizens should fix themselves

- He made the statement while speaking about the ongoing #FixTheCountry campaign

- Ambolley believes people who solicit for votes need to do the needful when voted into power

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The #FixTheCountry campaign has gained another high-profile supporter in the person of Ghanaian highlife music legend, Gyedu Blay Ambolley.

He joins other public figures including Yvonne Nelson, John Dumelo, Efia Odo, and Nana Aba Anamoah.

Gyedu Blay Ambolley says govt should #FixTheCountry instead of telling citizens to fix themselves
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Over the past week, Ghanaians have been protesting virtually against the government led by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo over social and developmental issues in the country.

Blay declared his support for the cause during a chat with Hammer Nti on Pure FM in Kumasi.

He questioned why politicians clamour for votes with the claim to help develop the country only to renege on their promise once voted into power.

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He also added that people who are in power are afforded privileges that ordinary people do not get, and therefore it is incumbent on them, once voted into power based on promises they made to resolve the issues facing the country.

"They have to fix it because they've being voted for to fix [the issues]," commented Ambolley.

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Meanwhile, Ernest Owusu Bempah, the Director of Communications for the Ghana Gas Company Limited has expressed remorse for his previous heavy-handed comments targeted at the #FixTheCountry supporters.

Days ago, Bempah referred to the conveners of the campaign as "social misfits, self-styled comedians who [dabble] in social media politicking and people [who] can't even fend for themselves let alone fix their boring life."

He also claimed that celebrity supporters of the cause live fake lives: “What exactly have these celebrities fixed by themselves apart from their fake social media lifestyle and living on borrowed glory?"

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In a Facebook post seen by, Bempah offered an apology to those he called names because of the #FixTheCountry campaign saying he "is not against any free-thinking Ghanaian involved in any legitimate exercise to get government accountable to the people."

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