RMV petitions gov’ts not to recognize Akufo-Addo as President-elect

 RMV petitions gov’ts not to recognize Akufo-Addo as President-elect

Pro-democracy group, Respect My Vote Movement has petitioned the governments of 20 countries across the globe and international organizations to withhold any support to the Akufo-Addo led government until the disputes around the just-ended presidential and parliamentary elections in Ghana are resolved.

According to the group, the Electoral Commission’s declaration of wrong results in the December 7 polls constitutes a subversion of the will of the people which is a treasonable act and punishable by death under the Constitution of Ghana.

In a statement issued by the Respect my Vote movement and copied to the Awake News on December 24, 2020, they noted that; “Pro-democracy group, Respect My Vote Movement has petitioned the governments of 20 countries across the world and international organizations not to recognize Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as President-elect in the just ended disputed Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Ghana.

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The governments and international organizations they petitioned include the United States, European Union, United Kingdom, Canada, the Federal Republic of Germany, The Peoples Republic of China, The United Nations, The World Bank, and the International Monetary Fund, et al.

This pursuit comes after the EC corrected figures on its site severally following the declaration of Nana Akufo-Addo as president-elect of the fourth republic on December 9, 2020.

However, “It may be recalled that the Electoral Commission declared the results of the 2020 Presidential Election on 9th December and subsequently changed the results on the 10th and 15th in a dramatic fashion in favour of Akufo-Addo”, they said.

They, “the group further revealed the systematic use of the police and the judiciary by the Akufo-Addo government as objects of oppression and abuse of fundamental human rights and freedoms”.

Read the full statement below:

Press Release

DON’T RECOGNIZE AKUFO-ADDO AS PRESIDENT-ELECT- RESPECT MY VOTE MOVEMENT PETITIONS GOVERNMENTS OF OVER 20 COUNTRIES AND DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS

Accra, 24th December 2020- Pro-democracy group, Respect My Vote Movement has petitioned the governments of 20 countries across the world and international organizations not to recognize Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as President-elect in the just ended disputed Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in Ghana.

Some of the governments and international organizations include the United States, European Union, United Kingdom, Canada, the Federal Republic of Germany, The Peoples Republic of China.

The rest include: The United Nations, The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Respect My Vote has called on these governments and international organizations to withhold any support to the government of Ghana until the disputes around the election are resolved.

The group contends that the Electoral Commission’s declaration of wrong results in the just-ended elections constitutes a subversion of the will of the people which is a treasonable act and punishable by death under the Constitution of Ghana.

The group also reported the Akufo-Addo government for the use of brute force in brutalizing ordinary citizens during the elections as part of the plans to rig the Polls leading to the death of 7 innocent unarmed civilians.

The group further revealed the systematic use of the police and the judiciary by the Akufo-Addo government as objects of oppression and abuse of fundamental human rights and freedoms.

It may be recalled that the Electoral Commission declared the results of the 2020 Presidential Election on 9th December and subsequently changed the results on the 10th and 15th in a dramatic fashion in favour of Akufo-Addo.

Respect My Vote Movement

Akalilu Samed
Stephen Kwabena Attuh
Ama Owusuah Boateng

Source: awakenewsroom.com

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