Krobo youth welcomes Nana Addo with demonstration
The demonstrators demanded that Nana Addo renders an unqualified apology to them over the comment describing it as disrespectful.
The residents says they are protesting due to comments by Abuakwa South MP Samuel Atta Akyea some months back, that Akyem was the best place to build the region’s first public university instead of Somanya.
Atta Ayea while speaking on an Accra-based radio station, argued that by the sheer number of residents in the Akyem area, the university should have been in Akyem.
"We are talking about majority rule” he said, stressing that by the principle of representation, it is fair for numbers to influence decisions."
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He said, "If you measure the population strength of Somanya as against Akyem Abuakwa and the biggest paramountcy in the Eastern Region, logic alone should inform everybody that the best place to site a university for the Eastern Region should be in Abuakwa South, my constituency, and probably you partner with the Okyehene and have the university."
Nana Addo is in the region for a four-day campaign tour.
But the demonstrators demanded that Nana Addo renders an unqualified apology to them over the comment describing it as disrespectful.
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