A Professor at the University of Ghana, Ransford Gyampo has said that the way and manner Ghana’s seat of government, the Jubilee House was exposed in the Meek Mill’s video, was not the best.
Speaking on the Key Points on TV3 Saturday January 14, he said “we did not have any business to expose our seat of government this way, it is an over exposure.”
He stressed “we had no business exposing ourselves the way we did. It was a serious lapse and indiscretion on the part of those who are handling our security.”
The rapper has however apologized for the controversial music video following the backlash he and the Ghanaian government received.
In a tweet, Meek Mill said, “my apologies to the people if any disrespected. We still gonna push to make the connection between black people in America and Africa.. What I’m trying to do is more than a video and you should see coming soon. My apologies to the office [of the President] also”.
He has since deleted the video.
For instance, North Tongu Member of Parliament Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa said government officials who were responsible for this act should be sacked.
Mr Ablakwa described the situation as a despicable desecration of the seat of government.
Commenting on Facebook, Mr Ablakwa said “All those responsible for this despicable desecration of the Jubilee House by Meek Mill must be fired immediately.
“How do those explicit lyrics from the president’s lectern project Ghana positively?
“Is Ghana’s seat of government no longer a high security installation?”
Civil Society activist, Dr Steve Manteaw also indicated on Facebook that “This is how low and cheap it gets. Another first for Ghana. I shiver to think about the security implications.”
The rapper has accordingly, removed the video from his social media pages.
The video clip popped up on social media on Sunday, January 8.
Meek Mill visited Ghana and performed at the AfroNation concert on Thursday, December 29, 2022.
By Laud Nartey/3news.com/Ghana
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