Defend yourselves when attacked- Kofi Portuphy to NDC supporters

Defend yourselves when attacked- Kofi Portuphy to NDC supporters

Kofi Portuphy, the chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has advised supporters of the party to defend themselves from attacks by the New Patriotic Party supporters.

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Since the NPP's candidate, Nana Akufo-Addo was declared the president-elect last week, there have been many complains of attacks on NDC supporters by the jubilant NPP followers.

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Defend yourselves when attacked- Portuphy to NDC supporters

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Speaking at a conference early Thursday, the NDC chairman stated 19 attacks have been launched on NDC supporters by supporters of the NPP, and these attacks must be condemned.

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Mr Portuphy asked that the leadership of the NPP to restrain their supporters from attacking his party's supporters.

"The hooliganism is still continuing, people have been sacked from their homes, respect us a little, it’s not fair. The security agencies are doing well to bring peace to bear on our society but does not prevent us from bringing to the attention of Ghanaians and the international community that these are criminal acts and must be stopped," he said.

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On Saturday, December 10, a few hours after Nana Addo was declared the president-elect, some NPP supporters stormed some public washrooms that were managed by some staff of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA, seized the keys to facilities, while assaulting some of the persons present, in the process.

The leadership of the NPP has since condemned the act by its supporters.

Defend yourselves when attacked- Portuphy to NDC supporters

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