There have been demonstrations in the capital of Ashantes Region, Kumasi and that of Bono Region, Sunyani over happenings in the government that can cause New Patriotic Party (NPP) the next elections.
In the first one that took place in Kumasi, the NPP grassroots took to the streets of the Ashante Regional capital against the party’s regional chairman, Mr Bernard Antwi Bosiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi and some executives.
The irate pressure group said Wontumi and his executives have squandered funds of the party, therefore they should account for it before the party’s delegates’ conference on 17 to 20 December 2021.
Protesting at the NPP office Krofrom on Wednesday December 8, the youth allged that the chairman deliberately sat on funds and withheld all juicy opportunities allocated for them from the presidency as a reward for their hard work.
They questioned him to provide them with answers on whether the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) and for that matter, President Akufo -Addo has reserved slots for them, if yes, why have none of the grassroots who are staunch members of NPP not been considered for any of such opportunities.
One of the protestors who spoke to the media in tears revealed that “ever since we joined this party (NPP), none of us have been recruited into police, immigration, custom, army, or any other jobs in this country.” the group Dr. Issah Ababio stated.
In other news, residents of Sunyani poured onto the streets to demonstrate over problems in the Bono Regions.
The Bono Regional capital had scores of demonstrators on the streets to vent out their anger against the Government of Ghana.
Amongst other things, they protested against the poor road network in the capital and the region as a whole.
They also demanded for proper water system and vented their anger against the stalled Airport rehabilitation.