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"Will Ghana Face A Coup D'état At Some Point?" - Security Analyst Adib Saani

Adib Saani, a security analyst, has advised the government to improve Ghanaians' lives in order to avert political upheavals like those currently occurring in several West African countries.

Human insecurity, according to Adib Saani, is one important factor that contributes to military coups in these countries.

In an interview with the media, the security analyst stated,

"Human security is a big concern in the West African Sub-region, and it is a major issue in nations like Burkina Faso, where many people live on less than a dollar a day." In the human development index, Burkina Faso is ranked 182nd out of 189 countries.

"So, these (human insecurities) have created a lot of dissatisfaction, especially among the youth who have no employment, coupled with the pervasive nature of poverty in the country, and it is comparable with Mali, which has a relatively youthful population with only 3% of the population over 65 years old and a median age of about sixteen years."

"So, this (military coups) should serve as a warning to Ghana to help enhance the quality of life for its citizens; we cannot afford to be complacent because this can happen to anyone," he continued.

Adib Saani, on the other hand, believes that a military coup in Ghana is unlikely in the near future. Despite this, he cautioned against complacency in order to avoid any unexpected events.

"I simply doubt anything of that type would occur in Ghana in the short to medium term because, unlike other countries that have adopted and are experimenting with democracy, we have rather successfully entrenched ours."

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