Police arrest former UG student for raising #OpenUGMC placard

In a series of Facebook posts friends of Reginald Sekyi-Brown reported that he displayed a 'Open UGMC Now' placard when the first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo was delivering her speech.

In a series of Facebook posts friends of Reginald Sekyi-Brown have stated that he sent them text messages after he was arrested.

It is reported that he displayed the placard when the first lady Rebecca Akufo-Addo was delivering her speech.

Mrs Akufo-Addo is in Korle-bu for the sod-cutting of the Korle-bu pediatric intensive care unit by The Rebecca Foundation.

It is yet to be known if the Reginald Sekyi-Brown was obstructing the event or the public at the time.

The University of Ghana Medical Centre has remained closed because there is a turf war between the University and the Health Ministry over the management of the facility since it was commissioned a year ago.

The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ministry Robert Cudjoe explained that the takeover was in the interest of the public.

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