The Ghana Police Service has banned members of the largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress(NDC) from organizing protests on the streets of the country’s capital till January 10, 2021.
According to the Ghana Police, the prohibition order follows an Affidavit filed by the Police upon receipt of notification from the Greater Accra Regional Chairman of NDC, Kobina Ade Coker, on intended daily protest within December 20, 2020 and January 10 in Accra and all constituencies across the region.
The police revealed in a statement that the request by NDC can not be met due to the post-election and multifaceted security operations for the festive seasons and beyond.
“The Accra Regional Police Command is drawing the attention of the general public especially sympathizers, followers and supporters of the NDC to the restriction order and compliance, ” part of the statement said.
After the declaration of the December 7 presidential election results, Ghana has experienced unfortunate development in the political environment that borders on the peace, security and stability of the country after opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) rejected the outcome of the results.
Aggrieved supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have been massing up on the street of the Electoral Commission (EC) headquarters in Accra to protest against the election results declared in favor of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
They want the Chairperson of the EC, Jean Mensa to declare the results in favor of John Mahama because they claim the EC rigged the elections.
Read the full statement below;