They’re expressing their frustration over their economic hardship blaming the Central Bank’s leadership for the worst debt crisis in years.
Largely struggling with increasing living costs and unemployment, the public is calling for a change in administration at the bank. The protests are a reflection of the economic hardship endured by the people, despite the country’s richness in gold, oil, and cocoa. Although the Central Bank’s leadership promises improved economic indicators resulting in better incomes and purchasing power, the people on the ground are yet to experience these improvements.
The hardship is most difficult among traders, who are having a hard time selling their goods and meeting basic needs like feeding their children due to a lack of funds.