Release Guinea President, Alpha Condé Now; Akufo-Addo fumes at mutineers

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

The President of the Republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has swiftly condemned unreservedly the attempted coup of
Guinea President Professor Alpha Condé.

In a press statement issued by President Nana Addo who doubles as the Chair of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), said, it is unfortunate to realize that, the President of the Republic of Guinea Professor Alpha Condé is under surge with serious Coup d’état in Guinea.

According to him, the action is against the principles, norms and constitutional provisions of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) deserve condemnation.


The current Chairperson of the ECOWAS Authority made the urgent statement following a Coup d’état in Guinea Conakry today Sunday, September 5, 2021 as President Alpha Condé was arrested by the mutineers.

Colonel Mamady Doumbouya, a former legionary of the French army who was recalled to Guinea to  head the GPS created in 2018 and his men carried the act.


The the statement, President Akufo-Addo said “ECOWAS notes with great concern the recent political developments which have occurred in Conakry, capital of the Republic of Guinea. ECOWAS condemns unreservedly the attempted coup of Sunday, September 5, 2021.”

“ECOWAS demands respect for the physical safety of the President of the Republic, Professor Alpha Condé, and his immediate and unconditional release, as well as that of all arrested persons. ECOWAS also demands a return to constitutional order on pain of sanctions.”

“ECOWAS reaffirms its objection to any unconstitutional political change. We ask the Guinean defense and security forces to remain in a constitutional posture, and express our solidarity with the Guinean people and their Government.”



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    President Nana Addo you have done well by condemning the overthrow of Alpha Condé, but is it not too late?
    The ECOWAS leadership failed to advise Alpha Condé when he changed their constitution and stood for another election which was totally wrong and unconstitutional.
    At the time of this evil act the leadership of Ecowas were all happy and quite because it was an agenda for all of them to follow, and we saw what happened afterwards in other Ecowas states.
    We saw about four Francophone state adopted the same style and some of the English speaking countries also did terribly things during election time in their countries.
    Even in Ghana we had the most terribly and dangerous election which resulted in the killing of many which had never happened in our country before.
    The evil that men do will always and always live after them and their descendants.
    Please leaders of Africa, you should try your best to work for your people but not to lord yourselves over them because, the constitution permit your people to resist you when you miss the road of the constitution of the land.
    May God help and bless Africa and purge us from corruption, electoral fraud and changing the constitution to favour the evil leaders.
    Amen and Amen.

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