#OccupyBoGProtest: Minority vows to return after Addison fails to show up for petition

Governor of the Bank of Ghana Dr Ernest Addison

The has pledged to return to the streets in the near future to march to demand the resignation of the Governor of the of , Dr Ernest Yedu Kwamina Addison, and his two deputies following their absence on Tuesday, October 3.

The Minority had demanded to present its petition to Dr Addison or at least one of his two deputies after a procession from Obra Spot near the Kwame Nlkrumah Circle Interchange.

But the Governor delegated Wing Commander (rtd) Kwame Asare Boateng, the Director of at the Bank of Ghana, to receive the petition on his behalf.

Dr Addison and his two deputies – Dr Maxwell Opoku-Afari and Elsie Addo Awadzi – were said to be in a meeting with officials of the ().

“We were informed that you were coming to present a petition to the Governor but the three governors are currently meeting the IMF and there is nobody there,” WC (rtd) Asare Boateng told leaders of the .

“So, the Governor has asked that I meet you and take the petition.”

This did not go down well with the , Dr Cassiel , who felt “disrespected” by the gesture.

“First, let me say that I feel very disrespected as the leader of the opposition in Parliament for a simple reason that we demanded to present a petition to the Governor of the of the Republic of Ghana otherwise known as the Bank of Ghana.

“The Governor has two deputies namely Deputy 1 and Deputy 2.

“Unfortunately, he has decided to disrespect us and the two deputies have also decided to disrespect us.”

So he later served notice they will come back and will not relent in demanding the resignation of the three.

“We will come back again,” he said.

He later added: “Until we see him, we are not stopping. This is just the beginning.”

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