- Scores of Ghanaians have taken to the streets of Accra in protest at the current economic crisis
- The demonstration dubbed 'Kume Preko Reloaded' is in demand for better living conditions
- The protestors are also demanding the resignation of President Akufo-Addo and Vice President Bawumia
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Ghanaians have hit the streets of Accra in protest at the current economic crisis in the country.
The demonstration, a reloaded version of the 'Kumepreko' one, which shook the country's foundation in the '90s, is in demand for better living conditions.
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Kume Preko reloaded: The only way for the economy to come back on track is for Akufo-Addo and Bawumia to resign - Kpebu
One of the organisers of the demo, Lawyer Martin Kpebu, says the only way to get the economy back on its feet is for the two to vacate their posts.
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Meanwhile, the protestors have been urged to be law-abiding during the demonstration and desist from any act that will mar its essence.
Kume Preko Reloaded: We Won't Countenance Acts of Violence - Organisers
The Organisers have cautioned against any act of violence. They insist they will apprehend and hand over to the security agencies any person or group of persons found engaging in such acts.
Ballooning debt stock, skyrocketing prices of goods and services, and cedi-dollar depreciation have plunged the country into an economic crisis.
Organisers of Kume Preko reloaded collating signatures to petition Parliament to impeach Akufo-Addo, Bawumia
In this vein, the Akufo-Addo-led government has returned to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for an economic bailout.
Government officials insist the $3 billion IMF programme will help address some of the economic challenges.
Despite a Sunday night televised address by the president on measures to fix the ailing crisis, a section of the populace who are reeling under the hardships want concrete measures to help address the current challenges.
Kume Preko: Nana Akufo-Addo led the Biggest Demonstration in Ghana's History on May 11, 1995
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that on May 11, 1995, exactly 26 years ago, the current President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, was one of the icons who led the biggest demonstration Ghana has ever had in its history.
According to a historical report filed by Ghanaweb in 2020, the march included over 100,000 people who joined to campaign against the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT).
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