The Accra Regional Police Command has moved in to disperse a group believed to be supporters of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) who massed up at the headquarters of the Electoral Commission today [Thursday, December 17, 2020].
The supporters were there to demonstrate against the EC’s declaration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as the winner of the December general election.
The chaotic situation has led to the blocking of the Kanda Highway and other sections of the Ridge enclave and the firing of tear gas.
The Director of Operations at the Accra Regional Command, ACP Kwesi Ofori has been speaking to the media on the latest development.
“The police is moving practically and strategically to make sure that we keep the peace, and it’s been good so far. Initially, we used engagement, which failed so we had to resort to the use of non-electrical equipment like water to get them to move down the street.”
The NDC has openly rejected the outcome of the general election.
The party insists the election was flawed.