- A 16-year old was stabbed at one of the campaign rallies by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
- The unfortunate event happened when the young boy was returning from one the rallies in 2016
- The family has called on Nana Addo to support the young boy
An unfortunate 16-year-old boy, identified as Prince Boateng, who was paralysed as after being stabbed during the 2016 electioneering period is still yet to receive support.
Prince was the victim of a cruel attack by an unknown assailant when he was returning from a campaign rally of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
In 2016, the NPP held a campaign at the New Juaben North constituency in the Eastern Region, with then presidential candidate Nana Akufo-Addo in attendance.
The rally saw a mammoth crowed grace the occasion, of which Prince and his colleagues were also present.
The 16-year-old was stabbed on his back upon returning home, leaving him paralysed and bedridden.
Prince is part of the 2017 badge of students writing the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) exams, however, with his spinal cord damaged, he always has to be carried by his uncle.
The JHS 3 student struggled since the incident, and is appealing to the government and the general public to come to his aid.
His current predicament means he sometimes has to wear diapers to the exams hall since he cannot walk to ease himself.
His uncle, Kofi Adjei narrated the ordeal in an interview with Starr News. According to him, it is difficult to even feed his nephew because the family has become cash strapped.
He called for support from the president to help give Prince better health care so that he could walk again.
Adjei also confirmed that the case had been reported to the police, however, nothing has been heard ever since.
Prince has already been taken through some treatments at the 37 Military Hospital, however, his condition has not improved.
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