Kennedy Agyapong, a member of parliament in Ghana and a businessman, has recently reacted to the Ashaiman military clash that occurred in the Ashaiman municipality of Greater Accra.
The clash, which took place on the night of March 1, 2023, involved a confrontation between soldiers and residents of Ashaiman. The soldiers had allegedly come to the area to enforce COVID-19 safety protocols, but their actions were met with resistance from some residents who accused them of brutality and abuse of power.
Following the incident, Kennedy Agyapong expressed his concern over the growing trend of military intervention in civilian matters. He emphasized the need for the military to be properly trained and equipped to handle situations like these without resorting to excessive force.
In an interview with the media, Kennedy Agyapong criticized the soldiers' behavior and called for an investigation into the incident to determine the cause of the clash and hold those responsible accountable.
He also commended the Ghanaian government for their efforts in maintaining law and order during the pandemic but urged them to ensure that the rights of citizens are protected in the process.
Kennedy Agyapong's comments have received mixed reactions from the public, with some praising his stance on the issue and others criticizing him for not being more supportive of the military.
Regardless of the public's opinion, the incident in Ashaiman highlights the need for proper training and protocols for law enforcement and the military to avoid excessive use of force and uphold the rights of citizens.
It is important for all parties involved to work together to ensure that such incidents are avoided in the future and that justice is served to all those affected by the Ashaiman military clash.
Content created and supplied by: Nasaipin Pius (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More