Efia Odo, a Ghanaian actress and human rights advocate, has harshly criticized her coworkers for venting on social media over the treatment of peaceful demonstrators by the police.
The second day of the #OccupyJulorbiHouse protest is now taking place at the 37 Military Hospital, where participants include Efia Odo, Bridget Otoo, John Dumelo, and EL.
The protest began on September 21—Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Day, a day that is celebrated across the country.
Ezoic organizers specifically picked this day because they thought it represented the tenacity and perseverance shown throughout past movements against injustice and eviction.
However, the demonstrations took a worrying turn when Ghanaian police used excessive force to try to put an end to them and unjustly imprisoned protestors as well as onlookers. In response, Ghanaians persisted in speaking out against these measures and organized attorneys to support people who were being arrested.
99% of Ghanaian celebrities are jokers ! When it’s time to use your voices for things that concern national issues, you’re mute. But when it’s time to talk and boast about yourselves, y’all have no issues using your platform to do so. Sad group of people.
— EFIAODO (@Efiaodo1) September 21, 2023