The main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), has announced routes for the intended ‘A March For Justice’ demonstration and street protest.
This follows a meeting with the Ghana Police Service, Friday, 2 July 2021 to to consider security arrangements and routes for the intended protest on Tuesday, 6 July 2021.
A statement signed by the national youth organiser of the NDC, Mr George Opare Addo, indicated that “The time for convergence is 6am prompt.
“The converging point of the march is the Accra Mall, then we proceed onto Liberation Road to Opeibea House then through the Aviation Road through Lands Commission. From there, we proceed to the Flagstaff House through the Switchback road. From thereon, we will use the Ako-Adjei interchange to Parliament house”.
The group is expected to present petitions to President Akufo-Addo, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP), James Oppong Boanuh and Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin at the Jubilee House, Police head office and Parliament house respectively.
Prior to the meeting with the IGP, The youth wing had warned that it would defy a no-demonstration order by the police and proceed with the march on 6 July.
The group wrote to the Ghana Police Service informing it abo.t the march in a letter on 30 June 2021.
The letter, signed by the NDC’s national youth organiser, Mr George Opare Addo, indicated that “this protest is to demand justice for all persons killed and brutalised by state-sponsored thuggery and/or adventurism by police and military forces”.