Former Chief Justice Sophia Akuffo has said “Sticks and stones may break my bones but blah blah will not hurt me. No”.
In response to Mr. Gabby Asare Otchere- Darko’s recent criticism of her for joining a picket to oppose the inclusion of pension funds in the ongoing domestic debt restructuring program, Ms. Akuffo declared to media that she will “not trade words with pin-brains.”
“And insults [are] the weapon of the pin-brained”, she noted, adding: “That’s all I’ve got to say”.
“I’m not going to trade words with pin-brains. I’m sorry”.
She said their concern with the government’s behaviour is a “trust issue”, since they have been affected “to the extent that we are feeling uncomfortable even though we are holding government bonds”.
This is the second time she has joined the picket.
A cousin of President Nana Akufo-Addo, Mr. Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko, said after Ms. Akuffo’s initial involvement that she did not comprehend the very problem she picketed over and that she called the government “wicked” and “disrespectful”
The government should honor the elderly rather than treat them cruelly by putting their pension assets in the domestic debt exchange program, according to Justice Akuffo on Friday, February 10, 2023.
The former Chief Justice told reporters when he was among the protesting retirees: “We have had our ups and downs.
Many of us came from generations where we were encouraged to save money for the future and such.