The Accra Regional Police Command has given clearance to the planned street action and campaigns in some selected areas in the capital- Accra by Media Coalition on the Right to Information together with civil society groups including Occupy Ghana.
The group has declared every Friday from henceforth to Christmas day [25th December, 2018] as ‘#RTIRed Friday’.
This is to impress upon Parliament to pass the Right to Information bill which is currently before Parliament.
Copy of the clearance letter by Police:
The first street advocacy which involves distribution of RTI educational materials in Accra will take place on Friday November 30, 2018 between 7am-10am at the following locations: Obetsebi Lamptey Roundabout, Tudu-Accra Central, Tema Station, Accra Mall, Emmanuel Eye Clinic Traffic Lights, Ridge Roundabout, and Kwame Nkrumah Circle, a statement from the Media Coalition said.
“After 10am, leaders of the civil society groups will proceed to Parliament to observe Consideration of the RTI Bill,” it added.