Barker-Vormawor’s arrest: ‘I’ll be interested to see where this goes’ – British High Commissioner

British High Commissioner, Harriet Thompson, says she looks forward to see how the arrest of the convener of the FixTheCountry Movement will turn out.



In a tweet on Tuesday, she said, “Oliver Barker Vormawor, convener of #FixTheCountry movement, arrested again, I understand for a motoring offence on his way to court. I’ll be interested to see where this goes…”.


The lead convener of the #FixTheCountry Movement, Oliver Barker-Vormawor, was taken to the East Legon Police cells after he was arraigned before the Madina District Court.

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He was charged with careless and inconsiderate driving.

Barker-Vormawor subsequently announced the charge on his personal Facebook page.

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He was arrested Tuesday, May 17, by officers of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department (MTTD) of the Ghana Police Service.



Meanwhile, Mr. Barker-Vormawor says he has been arrested three times this year alone due to his activism.

He added that following those arrests, he has been sued three times – twice by the Ghana Police Service and once by the Electoral Commissioner.

“Very bizarre that I had never been arrested in life; yet, in just one year of #FixTheCountry activism, I have already been arrested three times.

I have also been already sued three times, twice by the Ghana Police Service and the Electoral Commissioner”, he wrote on Facebook after his re-arrest on Tuesday morning.


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