Ghanaians haven’t learned any lesson from Major Mahama’s death – Father
Father of Late Major Maxwell Adam Mahama has said, Ghanaians have not learnt any lesson in the aftermath of the death of Major Maxwell Mahama exactly two years ago.
According to him, the issue of mob action has still been occurring in the past two years since the tragic death happened to his son.
”We haven’t learnt anything neither has it even picked our senses. What happened to Major Mahama is still being perpetrated .It’s still happening, innocent lives are still inc-lamed by mob action” he said in an interview with TV3.
That Notwithstanding, he is hopeful that, the SAY NO TO MOB ACTION FOUNDATION set up will drive home the agenda.
Fourteen persons are standing trial at the Accra High Court over the killing of Major Mahama, who was an Officer of the 5th Infantry Battalion, at the Burma Camp.
He was on duty at Denkyira-Obuasi, when on May 29; some residents, who allegedly mistook him for an armed robber, lynched him.
The mob allegedly ignored his persistent plea that he was an officer of the Ghana Armed Forces.
The accused are William Baah, the Assemblyman of Denkyira Obuasi, Bernard Asamoah alias Daddy, Kofi Nyarko aka Abortion, Akwasi Baah, Kwame Tuffour, Joseph Appiah Kubi, Michael Anim and Bismarck Donkor.
Others are John Bosie, Akwasi Baah, Charles Kwaning, Emmanuel Badu, Bismarck Abanga and Kwadwo Anima.
Meanwhile Government has approved the naming of the roundabout near the plush Airport Hills Estate in Accra, after slain soldier, Major Maxwell Adam Mahama.
A statue is expected to be unveiled tomorrow, May 29, at the roundabout at Airport Hills, exactly two years after his gruesome murder.
The ceremony to unveil his statue will be attended by his family, the Military High Command, Dence Minister, Dominic Nitiwul as well as other state officials, according to a statement signed Monday, May 27, by Commander A. La-Nyane for Public Relations of the Ghana Armed Forces.