In a demonstration that bore all the hallmarks of success - numbers, passion, personalities, media - the protesters dramatised their opposition to the deal.
For them, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has turned Ghana's coat-of-arms into a cup-for-alms. The US giving the first 'seed money' of $20 million.
The conveners were mainly leading opposition politicians until government found a way to become an unwitting lead organiser through a rather tactless arrest of an opposition politician Koku Anyidoho.
So right from the Obra Spot at the Kwame Nkrumah Interchange, the Akufo-Addo government witnessed its first political demonstration 14 months in power.
They came as early as the 10pesewas-begging-street-preachers. Several former government officials and NDC gurus geared up for a demo that had a health advantage in addition to its political aims.
Spio Garbrah, Hannah Bisiw, James Avedzi, Anita De-Sooso, ABA Fuseini, Dzifa Attivor, Joyce Bawah-Mogtar.
They waited until the entry of NDC General Secretary Asiedu Nketia signalled that the protest machine could now row.
The clamour around the lean, charismatic NDC leader showed his hold over the party is intact even if the party was in tatters following a bad defeat.
It was also a demonstration on wheels, two trailers leading the charge forward. Two spinners installed on them, songs blurred into the crowd, ranging from Ebony to Bob Marley.
The Rastafarian contingent of the protesters who had been singing about Babylon for years were happy to jump in this demo to call out America and Akufo-Addo as Babylons.
But the favourite hit on the trail was Shatta Wale's Freedom. It loosened the women and the young men to widen their legs and protrude their backsides in sensual acrobatic dance moves.
Right from the blast of the horns, the protesters marched passionately and needed their leaders to urge them to slow down.
This was not Accra Milo Marathon. This was a protest - the slower the march, the greater the public attention with of course the collateral damage of frustrated drivers who had to endure heavy, hectic traffic.
Often the protesters would sit on the street floor and sing jam songs as bored-looking workers run out of their offices to take videos, photos and dance to Ebony 'Mame Hwe'.
Hassan Ayariga made his triumphant entry into the demonstration on the back of a horse. Almost messianic on his high horse, he leaned to grant media interviews and run commentary on the protest.
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