In Ghana, leading members of the ruling New Patriotic Party are demanding the arrest of a law lecturer for suggesting the country is ripe for a coup d’état.
The subject of military takeovers has dominated media conversations for nearly a month with lead convener of pressure group, FixTheCountry, Oliver Barker Vormawor currently in detention having been charged with treason felony.
At a lecture, the dean of Law School at the University of Ghana, called on the government to hurriedly deal with the economic challenges which he said is fast making the country ripe for a military takeover as being witnessed in other west African nations.
Although the lecturer has been questioned and cautioned, members of the governing party still want the police to arrest the law professor.
Member of Parliament for the New Patriotic Party in the Ashanti region, Kobina Tahir Hammond says the comments are treasonable.