The Police Command has assured FixTheCountry protestors that it has put in place adequate security measures ahead of its intended demonstration slated for today (Friday).
According to a statement from the Accra Regional Police Command, the demonstrators will assemble at the Tema station and end the exercise in Parliament House.
“The demonstrators will assemble at the Tema Station near the Hockey Pitch – through -Accra Technical University -towards – Trade Union Congress Traffic Light – through – Cedi House – through National Theatre Traffic Light – to- AU Roundabout and finally end at the Parliament House.”
The police in the statement added that personnel from the Motor Traffic and Transport Department will be present to ensure free flow of traffic.
The police thus implored the demonstrators to observe COVID-19 protocols and cooperate with security personnel to ensure a smooth exercise.
“The police [command] is resolute to collaborate with the demonstrators towards a peaceful demonstration. However, organizers and demonstrators taking part in the demonstration are entreated to observe all COVID-19 protocols and cooperate with the police for a successful event.”
Members of the #FixTheCountry movement are hitting the streets of Accra to demonstrate against some of the levies announced in the 2022 budget presented by the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta on November 17.
Below is the statement