The Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Police Service in Accra DSP Freeman Tettey has expressed the services unwillingness?to stop a planned demonstration next week by the Progressive People?s Party in protest against alleged corruption in government.?

DSP Freeman TetteyThe Police Public Relations Officer in Accra, ?insists that its ban on all public demonstrations until after Ghana?s Presidential Election petition is over still holds.

However, the National Chairman of the PPP, Nii Allotey Brew Hammond says it is still negotiating with the police to give the green light for a peaceful demonstration meant to express their disgust on corruption in the country.

The PPP chair did not specify particular examples of the ?high levels of corruption?, but it appears to be linked to startling revelations of corruption at the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Agency (GYEEDA).

Nii Allotey Hammond said there were ?horrified party members? and interested Ghanaians bent on putting ?a little pressure? on government by expressing their disgust at revelations on corruption.

DSP Freeman Tettey says ??We still stand by it?, indicating that?they are yet to receive any such notice from the political party. Nonetheless, the Police had appealed to groups intending to demonstrate to suspend any such activity until after the Supreme Court decides on the Presidential Election Petition.

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