Francis-Xavier Sosu, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Madina in the Greater Accra area, has expressed regret for his actions during the #OccupyBoG protest.
Sosu lashed out at the “rotten system” and the way the Akufo-Addo government was managing the economy with foul language.
Sosu admitted that his acts and comments were inappropriate and expressed regret in a statement that was released.
In a statement that was made public the following day, Sosu expressed regret and acknowledged that his actions and remarks were improper.
| wish to sincerely apologize for my choice of words during my outburst yesterday, Tuesday, October 3, 2023, during the #OccupyBoG Demonstration. ” I unreservedly apologize for my actions and words and ask that all those offended would find a place in their hearts to forgive me. | am human and this only demonstrated the anguish, pain, frustrations and disappointment at the management of the Bank of Ghana, and at our current state of affairs as a country. “| have reflected and realized that though | spoke those words out of anger and extreme provocation, | was completely out of character. “Hence, consistent with my avowed values, | am sincerely Sorry.”
Many Ghanaians condemned Sosu’s behavior after hearing about his comments, and some claimed that they distracted from the demonstration. Sosu’s remarks went viral.