The Ashaiman District Court on Monday, February 14, turned bail application by lawyers of Oliver Barker-Vormawor, the lead convener of #FixTheCountry campaign.

The court presided by Eleanor Barnes, who turned down the bail request explained that her court has jurisdiction to grant the accused bail on the offence been charged against him.

Nonetheless, she advised the state security to allow Oliver Barker to have access to his lawyers and three family members from 10 am to 4 pm daily.


He was arrested on grounds of a post which the police said, “The post contained a clear statement of intent with a possible will to execute a coup in his declaration of intent to subvert the constitution of the Republic of Ghana,” a Police statement issued on Saturday morning said.

Oliver was arrested by the Tema Regional Police Command Friday 11 February 2022 at the Kotoka International Airport following the post he allegedly made on a social media platform to the effect that he would stage a coup himself if the E-Levy Bill is passed by Parliament.

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