Addison Must Go: Minority leadership concludes cordial discussions with police; commits to peaceful protest


The Leadership of the Minority in Parliament has concluded fruitful discussions with the Greater Accra Regional Police Command on the upcoming #OccupyBoG protest slated for Tuesday, 5th September 2023.

According to a statement, the Minority stated that ”it would be recalled that the Minority on Monday, 21st August 2023, notified the Police of our impending protest march to, among other things,…demand for the immediate resignation of the Governor of the Bank of Ghana and his deputies for recklessly mismanaging the bank and superintending over several acts of malfeasance”. ”Further to our notice, the Greater Accra Regional Police Command invited the Leadership of the Minority to discuss the modalities for our planned protest”, it noted.

The Minority’s delegation consisted of Hon. Armah Kofi Buah, Deputy Minority Leader and MP for Elembele, Hon. Ahmed Ibrahim, Deputy Minority Chief Whip and MP for Banda, Hon. Mahama Ayariga, MP for Bawku Central, Hon. James Agalga, MP for Builsa North and Hon. Bernard Ahiakpor, MP for Akatsi North.

The Minority was joined at the meeting by the Leadership of Arise Ghana, which comprised Comrade Bernard Mornah, Comrade Rex Omar, Comrade Mordecai Thiombiano, Comrade Prince Derrick Adjei and Comrade Abdul-Rahman Zakari.

The Minority said, ”the discussions were cordial, as the Police led by the Regional Police Commander laid out their propositions and arrangements towards the protest march”. 

According to them, they …” reiterated commitment to a peaceful protest…and both parties committed to work together to ensure a successful protest march”.