Convener of the FixTheCountryMovement Photo: Edem Robby Abbeyquaye

The lead convener of the #FixTheCountry Movement, Oliver Barker-Vormawor has described Ghana as a “concert country”.

His comment is in relation to the Inspector-General of Police’s reply to British High Commissioner, Harriet Thompson.

In a Facebook post on Tuesday, May 31, he said “Who the Gods want to kill, they first make mad. Dampare paaa. Eh, so what went wrong with this man?”

“Ghana paa is a concert country, ooo. Herh!”

Background

The Ghana Police Service has replied the British High Commissioner, Harriet Thompson, over her comments in relation to the arrest of the convener of the FixTheCountry Movement.

Madam Harriet Thompson, in a Tweet on Tuesday, May 17, said she looks forward to seeing how the arrest of the convener of the FixTheCountry Movement will turn out.

“Oliver Barker Vormawor, the convener of #FixTheCountry Movement, arrested again, I understand, for a motoring offense on his way to court. I’ll be interested to see where this goes…,” the tweet said.

However, the Police in a letter signed by the IGP, Dr. George Akuffo Dampare to Madam Harriet Thompson said her tweet was from either a “biased or uninformed position.”

“Ordinarily, the Ghana Police Service would not have responded to comments such as yours, obviously made from either a biased or uninformed position.”

“However, we have learnt from a previous painful experience that it has not been helpful to ignore such misguided, unwarranted, and biased comments intended to tarnish the reputation of the Ghana Police Service and that of our country.”

The letter also stated that the British High Commissioner’s tweet violates the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations.

“What is more, we consider your tweet as a violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, 1961 which enjoins diplomatic missions not to interfere in the internal affairs of their host country”

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