For the past five days, there’s been heat on Ghana’s Social Media after the launch of a massive online protest dubbed ‘Fix the Country’. The hashtag has generated over a million posts so far. Multiple award-winning actress and film director Yvonne Nelson has listed some pivotal challenges of Ghanaians and why the government should focus on fixing them.
According to Yvonne Nelson, improved healthcare, education system, jobs and good roads, adding that people can add more to the list.
She tweeted, “Ok to the specifics …. we want/need a better and improved health sector, the educational system in Ghana, jobs for the people, good roads (not the disposable election kpakpakpa roads). Guys, keep the list going… #FixTheCountry #FixTheCountryNow @NAkufoAddo
Ok to the specifics …. we want/need a better and improved HEALTH SECTOR , EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM in Ghana, JOBS For the people, GOOD roads (not the disposable election kpakpakpa roads). Guys, keep the list going… #FixTheCountry #FixTheCountryNow @NAkufoAddo
— 𝓨𝓿𝓸𝓷𝓷𝓮 𝓝𝓮𝓵𝓼𝓸𝓷 (@yvonnenelsongh) May 6, 2021
According to her, she’s going to mount pressure on the government to stop the fake promises
“We will MOUNT THE PRESSURE! They will start taking us seriously! The fake promises will STOP! #FixTheCountry. @NAkufoAddo @MBawumia”
— 𝓨𝓿𝓸𝓷𝓷𝓮 𝓝𝓮𝓵𝓼𝓸𝓷 (@yvonnenelsongh) May 5, 2021
Top Ghanaian celebrities, including Lydia Forson, John Dumelo, Efia Odo, Pappy Kojo, Ko-Jo Cue, Kwaw Kese, and DKB, have joined the protest.