Akua Donkor, the founder and leader of the Ghana Freedom Party, has said her life is in danger under President Akufo-Addo's new government.
According to the farmer turned politician, the president holds hostile feelings towards her, which is why the State Protocol department was asked to exclude her from the Ghana@60 celebrations, as well as other state functions.
It should be recalled that during former president Mahama's tenure, Akua Donkor was present at many state events, including an international trip with the president.
However, the politician now states that she prefers to stay out of the public's eye after the change of government.
She was speaking on Kasapa FM's morning show when she said, "President Akufo-Addo hates me, he doesn't want to see me anywhere he goes. But once the elections are over he should learn to treat everyone equally…whether they voted for him or not. During his inauguration I was not invited, the same thing happened during his presentation of the state of the Nation address recently and the latest is the independence day celebration in Accra. What sort of wrong have I done to the President to be treated this way."
Akua Donkor further says she fears for her life because, according to her, the president has a deep-rooted hatred towards her.
On Monday, March 6 2017, Ghana celebrated her 60th Independence anniversary marked with a colorful display and a parade. There were a number of notable dignitaries present including Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe.
Among the attendees were also leaders from the various opposition parties, including the PNC’s Dr Edward Mahama, CPP’s Ivor Greenstreet, IPP’s Kofi Akpaloo, UFP’s Kwesi Addai Odike, and GCPP’s Dr Henry Lartey.
Akua Donkor was however missing at the Black Star square during the celebration.