It’s been more than 48 hours since Ghanaians stormed the Twitter platform with the ‘Fix the Country’ protest to draw the government’s attention to the hardships people are facing in the country.
You can’t pressure the government with a tweet - Edem tells 'Fix the Country' protestors
Ghanaian award-winning rapper Denning ‘Edem’ Hotor has told ‘Fix the Country’ protestors to rise above ‘finger wars’ and confront the government physically if they need important issues to be addressed.
Some celebrities, including John Dumelo, Efia Odo, Yvonne Nelson and Lydia Forson, have joined the protest, highlighting some of the pressing needs of the citizens of Ghana.
But when a fan asked Edem to drop dripping on social media and join the protest, the “Over Again” hitmaker went straightforward to tell the fan that tweets can’t make a change.
He, however, provided what seems to be the best solution or what can get a better result, saying ‘dialogue, recommendations and forming pressure groups’ are the best options.
“U people be getting the bags and be dripping on us..u can't help us pressure the government abi?,” the Twitter user asked.
Edem responded: “U can’t pressure government with a tweet,you can however do it with dialogue, recommendations and forming pressure groups that can’t be penetrated with tribal games and Political associations.”
Some of his tweeps agreed with him, others didn’t.
“Massa we can always start from somewhere. Just keep lurking in the shadows and watch us pressure them with a hashtag. #FixTheCountry and #FixGhana enimguasi fuo,” a tweep said.
Another tweep stated: “Very true Edem, it's so sad that it's start genuinely like this then in the end some tribes or political parties captalize on it for their selfish gains.”
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