We will crush anyone who attempts to make coup – Akufo-Addo
President Nana Akufo-Addo has served observe to protect the particular peace and balance of the nation all the time.
Speaking from the 65th Self-reliance day celebration within Cape Coast in Sunday March 6th, he said “Let us guard jealously the peace together with stability we live making the most of. There are quite a few restless spirits amidst us who, in search of to exploit typically the current difficulties dealing with the nation, lay claim to taking self-assurance in our democratic system.
“Either typically the absence of hope inside the prospect involving democratic alternative to be able to the current federal or their outright anger to wield management authority are typically the factors driving his or her appetite for typically the short cut involving military intervention.
“Whatever be the circumstance, they seem to be able to be ready to be able to jeopardise the challenging won trustworthiness involving our country like beacon of democracy and stability throughout Africa and without a doubt, on the globe, in buy to gratify his or her personal ambition, dreams which show minimum respect for typically the capacity of typically the Ghanaian men and women to be able to change when important their government quietly throughout the ballot pack, something we currently have done on several separate occasions inside the 29 yr life of the particular fourth republic.
“The great majority regarding us who will be fully commited to democratic beliefs and institutions may continue to withstand the claims regarding these adventurers in addition to deploy all reputable means within our democracy to maintain the free open method to governance which often has respect regarding human rights, the particular rule of regulation and the rules of democratic liability. ”
His remarks come after the particular Dean of the particular Faculty of Regulation at the University or college of Ghana, Teacher Raymond Atuguba who else had been Exec Secretary to Past President John Dramani Mahama, stated that Bekwai, ghana is currently a new fertile place regarding coup due in order to the bad monetary situation.
Prof Atuguba asked the us government to be able to acknowledge the monetary mess trying to be able to manage it.
“We do not wish coup in this kind of country but since most of us do not action quickly we’re ready to have a person in our hands and fingers. There is a person thing to undertake these days, prevent coup throughout Ghana considering that the weather conditions and the surroundings, national and quick international, are good for one. Most of us must compel typically the government to approve the current monetary mess, they largely, and former government authorities, to a much larger extent.
“Ghana’s monetary problems started ahead of Covid-19. On harmony, Covid-19 was some sort of good thing to get Africa and Bekwai, ghana. ” he explained at a community held by Solidare Ghana.
Prof Atuguba received flak to get this comment via a section involving the Ghanaian people.
Senior Advisor on the Africa Parliamentarians Network Against Crime, Professor David Abdulai said, contextually, the particular conditions that provided rise to the particular overthrow of constitutionally-elected governments in several West African nations around the world recently won’t end up being the same since those in Bekwai, ghana.
Professor Abdulai mentioned on the A new key point about TV3 Saturday Mar 5 that “I think in the event the inference is to to back up what happened inside Mali, in Guinea, Burkina Faso, I actually won’t believe it is proper because each nation has its framework and culture.
“So if you infer that in the particular case of Bekwai, ghana I don’t consider contextually it can be right. One need to also look on the simple fact that in the event you look on the developmental periods of coups involving these countries, An individual need to find out Ghana is approach beyond that.
“Nobody really wants some sort of coup d’état for the reason that for starters, in typically the current digital together with globalized environment we live, it is planning to impact each of our economy heavily, it will need years to retrieve because once many of the organizations leave they will be not gonna are available back. Also the manufacturer Ghana is proceeding to be destroyed. But in a new democracy such discussions or perhaps the warnings have to be paid attention to. ”
A civil culture activist who may be typically the chairman with the Municipal Society Platform upon Oil Gas, Doctor Steve Manteaw, experienced also said previously that one from the causes of effet in many countries will be the lack of a good alternative to the particular governing party.
This individual explained that the particular folks should have simply no other opportunity with regard to changing the authorities before they are going to believe of taking the particular law into their own own hands.
Although, he said, of which is not typically the case in Bekwai, ghana.
In a Facebook or myspace post, Dr Manteaw said “Professor Atuguba was candid and even brutally frank. Zero malice. However, they omitted one precondition for coups my spouse and i. e. the men and women must have not any other chance to get changing the gov’t, which is definitely not the case throughout Ghana. ”
Adansi Asokwa Member involving Parliament Kobina Tahir (KT) Hammond as well took a swipping at Professor Atuguba following coup brief review selection.
KT Hammond questioned why, throughout his view, on a regular basis some members involving the opposition Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC) who he identified as irresponsible call to get the Military input inside the administration involving the country as soon as the New Devoted Party (NPP) can be governing.
Responding in order to him at a new press conference inside Parliament on Thursday March 2, KT Hammond said “Why is it that will in the training course of NPP supervision every opportunity the NDC get, only a few of them in order to be fair, nevertheless the irresponsible sorts are calling regarding intervention of the particular military?
“What is usually it about the particular Military?
“Let myself tell Professor Atuguba which he doesn’t have got the liberty for taking leave of his / her brain, he don’t have the liberty in order to take even 50 percent of his human brain.
“He owes this to his learners and he is in debt for it to the particular constitution that all particular person including him provides no reason to state the sort regarding things he provides said. He could be some sort of Professor associated with not any other thing nonetheless of law, he / she understands the composition.
“This is typically the constitution that possesses made it specific, anybody who makes an attempt to subvert that commits the offence that he has learned, he goes to be able to make a affirmation like this. ”
He added “The Military knows what exactly they are about, they are some sort of professional institution, his or her responsibility should be to tutorial the territorial condition of this region, period, they find out it, they could not be considering dabbling in governmental policies. The group readily available to them possessed dabbled in governmental policies and we are usually witnesses to these kinds of happenings. They happen to be not interested, typically the officers are pros, the rank together with file, they happen to be professionals they find out their duties. That is not sites such as Atuguba to request them to maintain the country in order to ransom.
“Clearly, he or she is NDC sympathizer and indeed, I actually do know that will at a stage in time he or she worked with the particular office in the leader, he is a great NDC sympathizer nevertheless no problem together with that however the metabolism allows for the particular folks of Bekwai, ghana to speak from periodic times.
“The last one had been 2020, we got the election, 4 more years, we all have spent nearly one and a new half years afterwards, we will opt for election.
“If the particular folks do not necessarily like the NPP administration simply because they sense that we smudged it is regarding the folks regarding the country in order to their judgement, it is not necessarily for the man or woman who thinks he / she knows what the law states together with who thinks he / she has studied what the law states to go concerning and brandishing mischief that way.
“I is going to be surprised if they have definitely not already invited him or her. Clear foolishness. ”