Former President of Ghana Jerry John Rawlings has broken his silence on the ongoing boarder patrol brouhaha in Ghana.
The deployment of the Military personnel to the border towns in Ghana has sparked controversy with accusations that the ruling party want to intimidate residents of the opposition strongholds ahead of the voter registration exercise.
The former President Jerry John Rawlings has called on the government not to worsen the plight of residents of the border towns as they are already in difficulties because of COVID-19 restrictions.
The presence of the military and other security agencies in some parts of the Volta and Oti Regions is generating animosity especially amongst innocent citizens whose basic way of life is being disrupted… pic.twitter.com/m21VEMVoBi
— Jerry John Rawlings (@officeofJJR) June 29, 2020
He then called for fairness in the forthcoming voter registration exercise and the December 2020 elections.