The Ghana Police Service has submitted an application to the court to prevent a scheduled demonstration by the Democracy Hub group near the Jubilee House from Thursday, September 21st, to Saturday, September 23rd, 2023.
In a statement, the police stated that they are awaiting the court’s decision before taking any further action. They have also advised the public to ignore any calls from individuals or groups encouraging them to gather for a protest at the Jubilee House.
Furthermore, the police have called on the protest organizers to adhere to due process in the interest of public order and safety.
Democracy Hub, the organizing group, has accused the government of economic mismanagement and called for improved relief packages for struggling Ghanaians.
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The demonstration is scheduled to take place on Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day, which is observed nationwide.
During a press conference on Tuesday, September 19th, the organizers outlined their plans to ensure a smooth and successful protest over the three-day period.
They have assured participants that logistical preparations, including mattresses, tents, and mosquito nets, have been made for those who wish to stay overnight at the Jubilee House.