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To Plan Additional Protests, We’ll Need Funding: Kume Preko Organizer Details



To Plan Additional Protests, We'll need Funding

Martin Kpebu, the main organizer of the demonstrations known as “Kume preko Reloaded” on November 5, has said that other demonstrations will take place in several places in the coming weeks.

Yet, the Kume Preko Reloaded organizer emphasized that in order for them to plan more demonstrations, they will require more funding as well as financing from stakeholders.

Kpebu organized hundreds of protesters who marched through Accra’s streets to call for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s resignation due to his mismanagement of the country’s economy and widespread misery.

In an interview with Joy FM on November 7, Kpebu stated that the group he led was evaluating how the demonstration went and that the number of people that attended the rally was insufficient.

To Plan Additional Protests, We'll need Funding

He revealed to the Joy FM Super Morning Show hosts that:

“We are still debriefing, it is quite a process. We’ll have other meetings to analyze but even before we were done with this one, we had received invitations from people in Kumasi, Takoradi, and even Tamale to come.

“So we’ll need funding,”

Meanwhile, Kpebu in an effort to justify the low turnout said on Akan-Speaking Asempa FM that “the numbers would improve since they saw that they were not attacked by the police and we also conducted ourselves nicely.”

Kpebu’s Address At the Demonstration

During the march, he addressed the crowd and declared: “We are dying; citizens are dying; citizens can’t afford food; citizens are starving all because of President Akufo-misgovernance. Addo’s

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It’s never happened that a president has been in office and his family becomes richer every time the nation borrows money, how? This cannot go on.

“We can’t borrow all the time and have Databank becoming richer all the time. Citizens have a duty as stated in Article 41 [of the Constitution] to ask the president to resign and this is not the first time that a president of Ghana is going to resign,” Martin emphasized.

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