Both local and international media houses were keen in reporting the #dumsormuststop vigil.
Local and international media agencies took keen interest in the in the hyped #dumsormuststop vigil organised by some celebrities in Ghana championed by actress Yvonne Nelson over the frequent power cuts and this was how the various media houses reported the mammoth crowed that poured on the street to support the celebrities.
With thousands gathered at the Tetteh Quarshie Roundabout brandishing their lanterns, candles participants waited patiently for organisers to share their dumsor experiences. The lights have illuminated the stretch at the Tetteh Quarshie in a rather unique way.
Some protesters carried fridges all the way from Legon, the starting point of the vigil to Tetteh Quarshie. The procession has affected vehicular traffic from the Legon to Accra end of the road.
The chants were on; the crowd thicks as the clock ticks. The vigil proceeded slowly to the end point at Tetteh Quarshie where organisers shared their dumsor experiences.
Clad in black with red arm bands, the thousands marched from their designated start point at the Old Legon Gate amidst heavy police presence to their end point.
Pulse.com.gh reports: ”Thousands join Yvonne Nelson, Van Vicker, Efya and others to march against ‘dumsor’
Myjoyonline.com: “#Dumsormuststop pulls mammoth crowd“
Ghanaweb.com: “Massive turnout at “DumsorMustStop” vigil”
Citifmonline.com: “thousands attend Dumsor Vigil“.
BBC.com: Thousands of protesters have joined a vigil in Ghana’s capital Accra demanding the government should fix power blackouts which have crippled industries and made life uncomfortable for many over the last three years“.
Reuters: “Thousands march against prolonged Ghana blackouts”.
Yahoo News: “Ghana movie stars lead protest march against power cuts”.
Associated Press: “Ghana’s movie stars lead protest march against power cuts”.