Images have gone viral showing a soldier holding the bags of a legal practitioner of the NPP.
Reacting to the photo, Ransford Gyampo a Lecturer at the University of Ghana Political Science Department indicated that It is not the duty of any soldier to be carrying the bag of any private legal practitioner to court.
He stated on his FaceBook page saying, ”
“It is not the duty of any soldier to be carrying the bag of any private legal practitioner to court. Defending the territorial integrity of any country does not include body-guarding civilian appointees.
These gestures demoralize the Police and cause their public disrespect. If we think the Police are weak and can no longer offer such services as providing security for appointees and private people, the way to go is to strengthen them and check how we recruit people there. We have no business “civilianizing” our soldiers. It would come back to haunt us.”