Well known and popular personalities in the country were present at the just ended 3-day demonstration, organized by pressure group, the Democracy Hub, against the high cost of living, leadership failure in resolving economic challenges, poor road infrastructure, galamsey, among other things frustrating the Ghanaian citizens.
The demonstration begun on Thursday, September 21 and ended on Saturday, September, 23 at the 37 trotro station area. The demonstration was meant to occupy the premises of the seat of government – Jubilee House.
Celebrities including musician E.L, Efia Odo, Kelvyn Boy, John Dumelo, Kwaw Kese, M.anifest, Pappy Kojo, D-Black, dancehall artist Stonebwoy, among others who joined the demonstration called on government to make things comfortable and easy for the citizens.
The protest also drew large crowd voicing out their dissatisfaction with current leadership.
Aspiring member of Parliament for Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency under the ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress [NDC], John Dumelo speaking to journalists said, “The country needs to be fixed. The prevailing level of arrogance is excessive. We need change…while some may claim that we are exploiting the situation for political gain, I am not here as a representative of any political party. I am here solely as a concerned Ghanaian citizen, and that is why I am participating.”
Musician EL on the other hand also indicated, “We are fed-up, we are tired of all these things going on in the country, the economy mismanagement. They are telling us they don’t want us to gather here they want us to go outside of the parameter of the garden grounds, but we have rights to gather, we have the right to express our concerns. So that is why we are here basically”.