Whiles, there is a surge in videos showing security officials assaulting civilians being circulated on social media, GhanaWeb’s lenses have spotted a rare but heart-melting video of a soldier who had something to say about the issue.
The video which has gone viral on social media has seen Ghanaians commending this Ghanaian military officer who chose to encourage some passengers not to put their lives at risk because of hardships in life.
“It is better than losing your lives tp go through the hardships in your homes than you leaving this world. Your maker up there has a purpose for you so please stay home…Make it very easy for everybody. We would be glad to stay with our families but we are now here working for God and country. It is for you, so please stay home,” he is heard saying.
Though his identity is yet to be disclosed, Ghanaians have taken to their social media platforms to heap praises on him for choosing such an approach in ensuring the lockdown directives, imposed by the president are adhered to.
Soldiers involved in lockdown brutalities withdrawn from operations
Meanwhile, the Ghana Armed Forces have withdrawn some soldiers seen maltreating civilians in viral videos from the Operation COVID Safety.
Some videos making the rounds on social media and sighted by Prime News Ghana on day one of the Coronavirus lockdown revealed that some military personnel who are part of the Operation COVID Safety are seen maltreating persons found flouting the directive.
Some of the persons are made to squat, whiles others are made to crawl on the ground with their bare hands as a punishment for flouting the directive.[embedded content]