National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Sammy Gyamfi, seems not to be in the good books of some Ghanaians on social media.
The NDC Chief Communicator has posted a cartoon of President Nana Akufo-Addo and Electoral Commissioner, Mrs Jean Mensa suffocating a Ghanaian with the caption “I can’t breathe”, depicting and recalling the sad circumstance under which George Floyd lost his life.
The cartoon is to suggest that the President and the Electoral Commissioner are suffocating Ghanaians to death with the impending new Voters Register.
In a massive outpour of anger, Twitter users descended on him with some describing him as insensitive to the plight of Mr Floyd.
They, therefore, called on Twitter to immediately delete his tweet as it is shameful and does not speak well of a politician.
Check out his post and the reactions:
— Sammy Gyamfi (@SammyGyamfi2017) June 2, 2020
I see Sammy Gyamfi to be really intelligent but the NDC has reduced him to what he is now. He has become the outlet of all demma stupidity.
— .ひ (@thearmah_) June 2, 2020
Wait, that's Sammy Gyamfi's official account, right?
— YouTube Hustler (@kwadwosheldon) June 2, 2020
The only difference between Sammy gyamfi and Akua donkor be Say one be mail and the other be femail
— TWI TEACHER (@philip_jaye) June 2, 2020
Sammy Gyamfi has made a mess of himself and NDC as a political party
He should delete the thing and apologize not only to Ghanaians but the whole world for using a hashtag meant to bring justice and stop racism to mock and do petty politics.
Such a shame!
— Kelewele Joint 🍟 (@Ankamagyimi) June 2, 2020
When you join The NDC, you either become a fo*l or you become something much more higher than a fool. I don’t blame Sammy Gyamfi at all. pic.twitter.com/awhp4jJyAS
— abdul hafiz (@Abdul_Hafiz8) June 2, 2020
Hours after receiving backlash, Mr Gyamfi has come to explain his cartoon tweet saying the cartoon doesn’t mock the painful xenophobic murder of Mr Floyd or seek to exploit same for political capital in any way.
Check his post below:
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