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Angry Akatsi South Okada Riders declares a day-long sit-down strike to mourn a “slained” member

Okada riders in the Akatsi South Municipality of the Volta Region have declared a day-long sit-down strike to mourn the sudden demise of a member of the Association.

Zanu Mandela, 30, died on Tuesday evening after he was reportedly attacked and killed on the spot by some alleged gunmen.

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Mr. Edem Donkor, the spokesman for the Association, told Mr. Prince Nornorme, Shine 3:00 PM news host, that the death of their colleague was a blow to the fraternity, and for that matter, they would go the extra mile to seek justice for the murdered Zanu Mandela.

He said the strike was necessary to enable all riders to mourn with the families of the deceased.

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Akatsi South Okada Riders Association have called on their members to stay off the street the whole of tomorrow, Thursday, to demonstrate solidarity with the fallen fellow.

In a one-page statement copied to the MCE and the chairman of Akatsi South MUSEC, the association warned its membership sternly to observe the declaration.

The strike beginning Thursday, June 22, 2023, will expire after 24 hours, according to the press release.

SOurce: GNA

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