Ranking Member of Parliament's Defence and Interior Committee, James Agalga says President Akufo - Addo should stop globetrotting and find a lasting solution to the emerging security issues in the country.
Mr Agalga described as bizarrely shocking President Akufo-Addo’s deafening silence on increasing reports of attacks on Ghanaian journalists under his watch.
His comments come on the back of the arrest and alleged torture of the Editor of online news portal ModernGhana, Emmanuel Ajorfor Abugri and his colleague by operatives of the National Security.
Speaking to Starr FM, James Agalga said it is surprising that the President is aware of the attacks on journalists in the country and is not addressing the issue but rather interested in travelling to other countries
An editor and colleague of an online news outlet in Accra, ModernGhana were apprehended by a group of men introducing themselves as National Security operatives who stormed their office yesterday, June 27 2019.
Editor-In-Chief of ModernGhana, William Nana Beeko said the raid was carried out after a publication was made about the National security minister Albert Kan Dapaah and New Patriotic Party MP Afenyo-Markin.
Editor of an online news portal, Modern Ghana says he was subjected to electric shock and other forms of torture by national security operatives after his arrest last Thursday.
The editor and his colleague were accused of alleged cybercrime.Gun-wielding operatives stormed the company’s office in Accra without a warrant and strapped the heads of two of the staff in black polythene bags, a staff has claimed.
Narrating his ordeal, editor of ModernGhana, Emmanuel Ajafor said he was tortured, cried like a baby and ended up begging for his life
Meanwhile, the National Security has denied claims of torturing Emmanuel Ajarfor Abugri, an editor of ModernGhana.