General Secretary of the NDC, Asiedu Nketia [with the Ghana flag around his neck]
General Secretary of the NDC, Asiedu Nketia [with the Ghana flag around his neck]

Thousands of supporters of opposition political parties took to the street here on Thursday to protest what they described as the insecurity situation in Ghana.

The protest followed the violence from the by-election in the Ayawaso West Wuogon Constituency to find a replacement for a Member of Parliament (MP) who had passed away last November.

Operating under the Inter-Party Coalition in Defence of National Sovereignty and convened by Bernard Mornah, National Chairman of the People’s National Convention, the protest also drew huge support from the largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC).

Inscriptions on some of the placards held by the demonstrators read “call your militants to order,” and “Vampire.”

On Thursday last week, suspected members of two militant groups clad in para-military uniforms with facial masks opened fire on some supporters of the opposition NDC, in which seven people were wounded. Enditem

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