Ghana Medical Association Not Afraid Of Jail

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The Ghana Medical Association (GMA) has pummeled government’s ex-parte movement against the progressing strike, expressing that its members are prepared to face jail sentences for their activities.

The Government Friday secured an ex-parte movement to injunct the strike by 12 worker’s organizations.

In spite the order was binding, the GMA wants to counsel its legal advisors for “precisely the path forward from tomorrow”, Dr. Blunt Serebour, General Secretary of the GMA told Evans Mensah on Joy FM’s Top Story Monday.

Government had officially sued the worker’s organizations asserting a few reliefs, including the way that the strike is illicit furthermore the Government has also blamed them for the unnecassary expense coming about because of their strike.

At the same time Dr. Serebour finds government’s resort to the ex-parte movement foolish. “I don’t think there is any pioneer of the Ghana Medical Association who is not law abiding and reputable, however all the more along these lines, we are not hesitant or afraid to go to jail; all things considered, lot’s of people have gone to jail in this nation for things that they bilieve in and we will do the same.”

He seemed enraged because of a question and answer session held by the Communications Minister, Dr. Edward Omane Boamah which tried to recommend that the striking unions are coldhearted, and restating government’s determination to uphold the guideline of law.

“Government considers it unconscionable that Ghanaians including ladies (pregnant and non-pregnant), kids (neonates, newborn children or more), agriculturists, business sector ladies, drivers, artisans, writers, customary pioneers, religious pioneers, among others should suffer the deprivation of vital public services on account of the current strike,” Dr. Omane Boamah said in his announcement.

“Government for me is truly clever and intriguing, in light of the fact that for government to turn out to say that they will utilize all legitimate intends to implement it and they are currently falling on the law implementation org to do their work is fascinating. We are in this nation, decisions have been given [against the state] and government has not maintained them. So have they been arrested? So Omane Boamah all of a sudden has transformed himself into a law requirement executor? He is additionally a doctor, he ought to go to the counsulting room and go to the patients,” Dr. Serebour answered.

Dr. Serebour likewise condemned government’s unctuous methodology to the strike. “When you hear individuals now lecture as though they are sanctimonious to the point that they have never done anything untoward in this nation before that is truly fascinating.”

Meanwhile, lawyer and previous leader of the National Labor Commission, Danso Acheampong has spoke to the striking laborers to appreciation the court’s request and resume work.