The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has lashed out at civil society groups,, the clergy and other important bodies and entities for their “loud silence” since the NPP came to power.
Addressing the media on the current state of affairs under the Akufo-Addo New Patriotic Party on Wednesday, Chairman of the NDC party, Kofi Portuphy said it is interesting how all of these groups have suddenly gone silent despite the post-elections violence and hardship under the NPP.
“All of a sudden, they have abandoned their neutral outlook. They have ceased being the conscience of the nation. We don’t want to believe the attitude of some clergy and civil society towards the disturbing developments in the political scene in Ghana is borne out of political or ethnic prejudice or is arousing out of hypocrisy and double standards,” he said.
“Where was the Ghana Bar Association, CODEO, Peace Council when the NPP brought in mercenaries from South Africa to train these terrorist elements. Where was the Peace Council, when after the elections, these NPP elements attacked, burned down and a took over operations of toll booths at Tiafre in the Brong Ahafo Region and in Tema at the Motorway?”
“Where was the GBA when those goons beat up police officers and chased them out of their offices? Where was the peace council when NPP-sponsored goons murdered four NDC activists in different parts in the country in the Western, Central and Upper East Regions?” he opined.