Ghana's Largest Opposition Party Describes President Nana Akufo Addo as a Threat to Democracy
Ghana's Minority Leader Haruna Fuseini
The Minority NDC in Parliament has accused the president, Nana Akufo-Addo of being a tyrant whose actions threatens Ghana’s democracy. According to the Minority, happenings in the country cannot be seen as being normal due to the president’s conduct, which it outlined. This the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu explained is the reason behind the Minority’s boycott of the President’s State of the Nation Address Thursday. “We are clad in black today to mourn the fascist and authoritarian tendencies that have conspired to threaten the health of Ghana’s democracy,” he told the media. “Since becoming President of our republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has conducted the affairs of state with the kind of tyranny, despotism and authoritarianism that frightens many objective observers.” The Minority has therefore advised President Akufo-Addo to ensure that his actions do not put Ghana’s democracy at “great risk”. The press conference also mentioned what the NDC believes is a clandestine move by government to rig this year’s election with the compilation of a new voter’s register. The government was also accused of collapsing businesses of persons in opposition.