His opinions arrive at the again of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo who claimed he was “pretty disturbed” by the ethnocentric tagging of his ethnic group but also mentioned that “that is the type of language we you should not want in our politics.”
“Sometimes, 1 would hope when things arrive out, men and women will remark on them. The remark designed by my opponent ‘Akyem Sakawa’ people today, I have not listened to any general public determine in this nation or any individual comment on it,” he said at a meeting with the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Convention at the Jubilee Residence on Friday, August 4, 2020.
He said, “If I was to get up to make a comment about northerners or Gonjas, you can visualize the uproar that will be in the place.”
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Mahama in response to the President explained he has no suitable to complain about the ‘Akyem Mafia’ and ‘Sakawa Boys’ tags utilised to explain some of his ‘friends and relatives members’ in his federal government, who is driving the controversial Agyapa Royalties deal.
Mahama stated although, he shared on his Facebook timeline a publish by the Member of Parliament for Bolga Central, Isaac Adongo, who mentioned the Agyapa offer, a Mineral Royalty Minimal arrangement with the authorities of Ghana which dominated the media landscape is a “big fraud on Ghana” by the govt, he will “be the last man or woman to disparage any tribe or ethnic team.”
In an job interview on Tv set XYZ on Saturday, September 5, 2020, Mahama stated that: “In the very first location, the Nationwide Chairman of my party, Mr. Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, NDC, is an Akyem and so are numerous leading members of my social gathering and associates and supporters and when I was President, I appointed numerous Akyems in my government.”
“The head of our Manifesto Drafting Committee, Prof Danso Barfuor, is an Akyem and they have all contributed to our govt and our forward march to recapture electricity in the December elections in purchase that we can build jobs, unfold improvement in an equitable fashion throughout the country,” Mahama famous.
He claimed: “Everybody appreciates me because I’ve been in politics and I’ll be the last to convey any ethnic sentiments…President Nana Akufo-Addo has lost the right to complain a extended time back.”
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He described that “He [Nana Addo] was an opposition leader who called Presidents before him something you can think about, which include ‘Prof Do Little’ and then he explained someone as a ‘Simpa Panyin’ and I you should not want to repeat the other people issues he claimed.”
Commenting on Nana Addo’s angry disposition, Mahama said “I assume that temperament in leadership is very essential and there are numerous factors a president must show up at to and you need to not appear, in general public, to have misplaced your neat.”
He suggested him that “He [Nana Addo] appeared incredibly offended, that is accurate, but I assume he need to maintain his temperament to arrive across as a superior chief.”
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