Charges against us are ‘premature’ – Leader of Economic Fighters League Ernesto Yeboah 

The Leader of the Economic Fighters League Mr. Ernesto Yeboah has broken his silence after he was released from the Accra Regional Police Headquarters this morning following his arrest on Saturday, 6th June, 2020 in connection with a vigil organized in solidarity against the racism of black people.

Mr. Ernesto Yeboah and his group has declined the claims of violating the Public Order Act and President Akufo-Addo’s Coronavirus pandemic Executive Instrument on Public gatherings.

According to them, they have duly notified the police in Accra ahead of the protest and have also observed the social distancing protocols during their vigil.


“We are expecting nothing but solidarity. Black people are hurting, black people are oppressed, we are hurting, the youth of this country has no job. The youth of this country has no voice and so, when we get up to speak, we speak are speaking for all young people, all black people and all women because, all of these people l have mentioned are part of these oppressors and the poor in our societies. We are standing here to speak in their spirit and in their hope that, our voices will be heard and the oppression, exploitation and senseless racism against the black people will end……” Those were his words during the vigil before he was arrested.

Leader of Economic Fighters League, Ernesto Yeboah granted bail worth GH¢100,000


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