Youth to hit the street on 10th of February in protest against E-levy

Demonstration Photo
Demonstration Photo

The National Democratic Congress’s (NDC’s) Youth Wing has sent a notice to the Ghana Police Service of its intention to demonstrate on Thursday, the 10th of February 2022 in relation to the Electronic Transaction Levy(E-levy).

According to the letter by the NDC’s Youth Wing to The Ghana Police Service, the demonstration is dubbed “Yentua” and it will commence at 7 am to 12 noon at Obra Spots, Kwame Nkrumah Circle.

George Opare Addo, party’s National Youth Organiser said that the purpose of the demonstration is to put pressure on the government to withdraw its desperate efforts to pass the e-levy, end the UTAG endless strike immediately, employ the youth and pay arrears of workers.

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“In furtherance to that I write to notify you on behalf of NDC Youth Wing in accordance with Section 1 of the Public Order Act, 1994 Act (491) to embark on a protest dubbed Yentua Demonstration on Thursday February 10, 2022,” the statement said.

A petition will be presented to President Akufo-Addo and The Speaker Alban Bagbin by the supporters.

The NDC Youth also made clear its willingness to meet the police for further pondering on the protest.

SOURCE : Coverghana.com.gh

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