Don’t be provoked, be calm and protect protestors, Akufo-Addo to police.

The NDC says protesters will demand answers for the families of the men recently killed in Ejura and seek social justice for all unemployed young people in Ghana.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo through the Minister for National Security, Albert Kan-Dapaah, has instructed the Ghana Police Service not to be provoked by the “March for Justice” protestors but to remain calm and protect every single protestor.

The police according to the instructions of the president have been ordered to apply the lowest of minimal force necessary to protect lives and property along the route of the street protest. 

The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is embarking on a demonstration dubbed “March for Justice” today, 6 July 2021. The party says the street protest is aimed at demanding justice for all the recent killings of civilians, register their displeasure with alleged state of insecurity in Ghana and “to seek social justice for all unemployed youth in the country.”

NDC statement

A statement issued and signed by Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, the general secretary of the NDC, said the protest will remind President Akufo-Addo of his responsibilities towards the people of Ghana, especially in the area of public safety and security.

“The National Democratic Congress (NDC) wishes to urge all Ghanaians, particularly the youth and members of the party to massively participate in the upcoming demonstration which is being organised under the auspices of the youth wing of the party,” the statement said.

“The planned demonstration and street protest, which has been scheduled for Tuesday, 6 July 2021, is to help raise awareness about the state of insecurity and lawlessness in Ghana and compel President Akufo-Addo to wake up from his slumber and act with urgency,” the NDC statement added.


The protestors are expected to present a petition first to the president during their first stop at the ceremonial gate of the Jubilee House, the seat of the country’s Presidency. Subsequently, they will proceed to the country’s parliamentary enclave to present a second petition to the Speaker of Parliament. 

Route of the MFJ protest

The route of the “March for Justice” protest as announced by the police is to start from the Accra Mall. The protestors will walk through the liberation road, Opeibea House, Aviation road, switchback road and to Jubilee House. 

From the Jubilee House, the protestors will proceed to Parliament through the Ako-Adjei interchange.


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