Corruption in the Ghana Police Service, Ghana Armed Forces and Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) is undoubtedly very difficult to fight against. Frankly, it not so easy working in these sectors because day in and day out, a lot of people will continue to tempt you with a number of bribes, just to give them the chance to get involved in illegal activities.
Host of the Seat Show on Net2 Television, Kwaku Annan has urged the Ghana Armed Forces to drive the Ningo Prampram parliamentarian to Burma Camp and discipline him for attacking the Chief of Defence Staff. Mr. Annan argued that Sam George has been very provocative and disrespectful of the authority of the military, and must be shown his limits.
How do you feel when you hear a grown up man, sitting before a panel in full glare of the entire nation, spewing absolute untruth, more so, the person had sworn an oath to tell the truth and nothing but the truth? I don't know about you, but I was outraged sitting behind my television set watching proceedings of the ministerial committee probing the Ejura killings, and the central command of the Ghana Armed forces, Brigadier General Joseph Aphour in his answers giving a different account on what the whole world had saw.
The Military ranks of Ghana are the military insignia used by the Ghana Armed Forces. Being a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, Ghana shares a rank structure similar to that of the United Kingdom. The Ghana army is divided into three commands; the Northern command, located in Tamale, the central command in Kumasi and southern command in Accra.
It appears anger is building up among the civil population in Ghana. The conduct of the Armed Forces against civilians in the country lately has left many wondering what has gone wrong. For many years, personnel of the Armed Forces have been terrorizing civilians. Those cases have mostly been condemned since it is against the ethics of their profession.
The IGP has placed 5000 cedis as a reward to any patriotic person who will help retrieve or registered AK-47 guns. He said this on a popular radio station. According to the IGP, only a person given the authority by the Ghana Armed Forces can use an AK-47 gun.
There was a viral video on social media on Tuesday, 1st July 2021 showing how some military men were brutalizing innocent civilians on the roadside. This unfortunate took place in Wa. Many Ghanaians got furious and disappointed in the military service for such an unlawful act but the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Thomas Oppong Peprah was in Wa yesterday, Friday, 2nd July 2021 to apologize to traditional leaders.
The recent happenings in Ghana is a clear signal to all Ghanaians that the Ghanaian military who have been recorded on numerous occasions for brutalizing citizens have lost some credibility or is about to lose the credibility they earned over the past years. The Ghanaian military has always made to the top in military ranking on the African continent.
An Accra High court has fined the 37 Military Hospital a measure of ¢1,075,000 for clinical carelessness which brought about the passing of a 27-year-old pregnant lady. The court administering is the result of a suit recorded by the offended parties (father and the spouse of the expired, a resigned Captain of the Ghana Armed Forces) after the passing of Helena Brema Nyamekye, a PhD Student of the University of Ghana.
Whereas several Ghanaians have taken to social media, to register the general feeling of insecurity in the country, in the face of several armed robbery attacks, unprofessional shooting of unarmed citizens and several other security challenges, panelists on Wontumi TV's Breakfast show, insists that, the President's popular promise on security of Ghanaians, is been fulfilled.
The integrity of the ministerial committee in charge of investigating the shooting incident that led to the death of two civilians in Ejura is on a downward spiral.The work of the fact finding committee has been met with serious critisms from day one. Private legal practitioner, Mr Kofi Bentil, has joined the array of analysts who have raised scepticism about the fidelity of the process and the results that could be generated by the end of the day.
In the viral video, military officials are shown striking citizens reportedly for a lost cell phone, an incident that the Ghana Armed Forces has denounced following widespread public outrage. In an interview with Citi News, the journalist stated that while there has been no danger to his life, he has been warned to be cautious.
The Ghana Armed Forces have open a recruitment exercise to enroll potential applicants into the service. This is part of the annual routine exercise which the government has put in place to ensure that Ghanaian youths with qualified certification gain access to the service. This year, about thousands of applicants are gathered at the El-Wak stadium in the nation's capital Accra in the early of Monday July 19 to participate in the medical screening and other documentation process for the recruitment into the Ghana Armed Forces.
The Managing Editor of the New Crusading Guild newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has indicated his disbelieve in the assertion that some of the victims of Ejura shootings could have possibly been hit by bullets from fellow protesters. The General Officer Commanding of the Central Command of the Ghana Armed Forces, Brigadier General Joseph Aphur told the three member committee, investigating the incident that the soldiers were compelled to pull the trigger during the clash because the protesters fired at the security officers.
The incidence of military brutalities recently has very much become a cause of major concern for Ghanaians. Military personnel who are meant to protect citizens are now dishing out the harm to them. Following recent events, the journalist [name withheld], who secretly filmed the viral video of some military men brutalising some residents of Wa in the Upper West Region has revealed that he has moved his wife and children to a hidden location over fears of a possible attack.
The current state of uneasiness and fear in many parts of the country was yesterday taken to another notch higher when it was reported that a group of uniformed men of the Ghana Army attacked some residents of Wa in the Upper West region of the country. The physical attack which has gone viral captures a number of soldiers physically abusing civilians who seemed to going about their everyday activities.
An Accra High courtroom has fined the 37 Military Hospital an quantity of ¢1,1/2,000 for clinical negligence which resulted in the loss of life of a 27-year-antique pregnant woman. The court docket ruling is the final results of a suit filed via the plaintiffs (father and the husband of the deceased, a retired Captain of the Ghana Armed Forces) after the dying of Helena Brema Nyamekye, a PhD Student of the University of Ghana.
"Why Is The President Quiet?"-Netizens Show Akufo-Addo's Posts Condemning Killing In Other Countries
One of a president's duties is to manage a situation well when chaos arises in your country to ensure that citizens are protected. As a Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, Ghanaians were expecting that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will direct his men to use a strategy that will calm the situation in Ejura without killing any civilian.
The shootings in Ejura last week Tuesday, 29th June 2021 by the Ghana Armed Forces and Ghana Police Service claimed two lives on that day. Reports indicate that about 9 people got injured on that day and they were sent to Ejura government hospital. One of the injured was Mohammed Seal, the gentleman in your picture below.
The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) has responded to a viral video of equipped officers attacking a few occupants of Wa, the Upper West Regional capital on Thursday, July 1, 2021. In a press articulation gave today, Friday, July 2, 2021, the GAF said it has effectively started examinations concerning the "amateurish direct" of the officials and will manage people discovered chargeable at the appropriate time.