The Vice president of the Ghana National Council for Zongo Chiefs, Alhaji Omar has expressed fear about the Ghana Police Service unprofessional way used to disperse the demonstrating college students of Islamic Senior High School at Abrepo withinside the Ashanti Region last week.
He says searching on the level and the physical strength of the scholars who had been generally girls embarking on an innocent demonstration, he believes the Ghana Police Service ought to have exercising restrain in place of firing gunshots.
Alhaji Omar bemoan how the Police usually act in a bias way with the aid of using deploying full force of personnel at Zongo at some stage in conflicts, creating the influence that human beings of Zongo are violent, a tag he defined as false.
He appeals to the security agencies and the media to stop describing them as violent human beings. This bad tag is arbitrary and now no longer representative of factors going on withinside the Zongos and the country at large, he lamented.
Mr. Omar who’s also the president of the Eastern Regional Council for Zongo Chiefs maintained that Zongo youngsters are hardworking magnificence of human beings and do not indulge in idle ventures including perpetrating violence.
The leader is calling on the general public and the media to keep away from abusive, divisive and disrespectful feedback that present human beings residing in Zongo groups as lovers of crook activities.
He revealed that, the Muslim network in Ghana considers such feedback tremendously divisive and unfortunate and condemns same in no unsure terms. Alhaji Omar believes that reporters must be moral in their profession to assist unite Christians and Muslims in preference to dividing the people of this country during prime hours on air.
His remark came after he claimed some reporters pick to the use of abusive, divisive languages and rained insults on Muslim groups when it comes to the incident that occurred at the Islamic School which suggest that human beings residing at Zongos are only known for violence and filth.
Source: Ghanatodayonline.com/Kaakyire Kwasi Afari