John Dramani Mahama, the Former President of Ghana has dared His Excellency President Akuffo Addo to straight an immediate decrease of the present situation in Ejura in the Ashanti Region. The request from the Former President was made after two more persons died on Tuesday, 29th June, 2021, whilst four other got wounded during the clash among the annoyed protestors and the military in Ejura. They protest took place after the social media activist, popularly known on Facebook as Macho Kaaka was murdered.
The late Kaaka Anyass Ibrahim Mohammed, 45, was pounce on by a gang Sunday dawn on his way home. He couldn’t endure or survive the head injuries he continued as he pass away while on his admittance to the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital. Resulting the pressure within the neighborhood, the Former President, John Dramani Mahama called for a peace in Ejura and required thorough investigations into the shooting of live missiles into the crowd protesting.
“I add my voice to calls for calm following the shooting to death of the two persons and the injury to many in Ejura today, following the murder of the youth activist Ibrahim ‘kaaka’ Mohammed. I have just seen a video of the firing of the live ammunition into the crowd by persons wearing military attire after the burial of the murdered youth activist.
I urgently call on Mr. President Nana Akuffo Addo to initiate an immediate de-escalation of the situation in Ejura. There must be a very thorough investigation of both the murder of the youth activist and the security rules of the engagement which resulted in the shooting to death of the two others”. A statement of his official website said.
Mahama further expressed his commiseration with the bereaved families and township.
“My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims and the Ejura community”, he concluded.