News anchor and television personality, Natalie Fort has disagreed with the opinion of the Okyehene , Osagyefuo Amoatia Ofori Panin II for describing those who criticize(insult) the president as offspring’s of villagers.
During an inauguration of the Archdeaconry Service held at the St. Martin Anglican Church in Kyebi, the Okyehene hit back at persons who criticize and insult President Akufo-Addo over current economic hardship describing them as uncivilized villagers, witches, and wizards who have no sense of appreciation.
”those insulting the President are children of villagers. They are uncivilized. No well-nurtured person will insult an elderly. If you were raised in the Church you will not insult an elder. If you are not villager then you may be a witch or wizard” he said.
But having her say on twitter this morning , the GhOne Tv presenter opined that “Criticizing the President, has got nothing to do with being raised well or otherwise”.
According to her, Ghana is practising a democracy in which there’s a president.
“In this case the President being an elderly person is immaterial…he is the President, and we’re operating a Democracy – in which ‘the people’ are permitted, in fact, obligated to speak, criticize and condemn, if need be“