Protestors defy rains at #OccupyJulorbiHouse demonstration [Photo credit: @TheSeyram]
The road in front of the 37 Military Hospital in Accra is filled with protestors who are unrelenting in their quest to see a change in the country.
Their calls, in the face of riot control police, have grown louder over the past three to four hours.
Though their attempt to take their concerns all the way to the Jubilee House was thwarted by the police, their enthusiasm remained visible.
They chanted various songs, including the national anthem, and also took turns for personalities to express their grievances.
As more momentum was gained, so did the clouds. By 2:40 p.m., a heavy downpour started.
While a few people left the group to find shelter elsewhere, most of them would not let the blasting sounds from the speakers go to waste.
“And help us to resist the oppressor’s rule.
With all our will and might for evermore”, that’s the song the demonstrators of the ongoing #OccupyJulorbiHouse protest as they defy the rain. pic.twitter.com/6m3v2Pu3n2
— JoyNews (@JoyNewsOnTV) September 22, 2023
They danced in the rain and chanted more songs near the barricades with no plans to leave soon.
Watch the videos below as shared on social media.
🇬🇭The heavy rains did not pose any real threat to the #OccupyJulorbiHouse protestors as one would imagine. ⛈️
They remained in high spirit despite the downpour and the heavy police presence. pic.twitter.com/imMF5DfDXg
— Kenneth Awotwe Darko (@TheKennethDarko) September 22, 2023
— Seyram (@__theSeyram) September 22, 2023
— anisah⁷ (@biawurbi) September 22, 2023
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