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Mahama’s ‘Akyem Mafia and Sakawa Boys’ comment unacceptable – Kandifo Institute [ARTICLE]


The Bolgatanga Central Member of Parliament, Isaac Adongo, in a assertion relating to the controversial Agyapa Royalties deal, accused the President of forming a families-and-pals business enterprise to seize the mineral means of the state.

That did not feel to have absent that down effectively with the President and claimed “this identify-contacting and insulting appears to be to be a characteristic of Ghanaian general public lifetime but from time to time we will hope that when things arrive out, people today will comment on them.”

The President at a meeting with the Ghana Catholic Bishops’ Convention at the Jubilee Residence on Friday, August 4, 2020, said identified teams and Ghanaians must condemn the responses.

He claimed he was ‘very disturbed’ by the ethnocentric tagging his ethnic team but also said, ‘that is the sort of language we will not want in our politics.

“The feedback manufactured by my opponent [John Mahama] ‘Ayem Sakawa’ people I have not heard any community determine in this state comment on it. it is absolutely unacceptable. If I wake up to make this kind of a comment about Northerners or Gonjas you can think about the uproar that will be in the place. A previous President of Ghana you can contact a team of Ghanaians ‘Sakawa’ persons and it involves the group of a sitting President,” he included.

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He reported: “His assertion has been passed devoid of remarks from groups. At the similar time, we have been told to convey the politics of insults to an finish. We will need to concentration on this subject in an even-handed way.”


Palgrave Boakye-Danquah speaking on the current advancement slammed Mahama for labeling some of the appointees responsible for the controversial Agyapa Royalties deal as ‘Akyem mafias and sakawa boys’.

In accordance to the leader of the coverage assume-thank, “No citizen in this region, nor ethnic team ought to be described in the manner in which Mr. Mahama, a applicant seeking votes from citizens and must recognize management at the best level to explain the great people of Akyem Abuakwa as sakawa”.

He added: “Kandifo Institute expects that Mr. John Mahama would desist from such ethnic sentiments in his bid to be at the pinnacle of management in this state. As that would not be a great basis for the excellent individuals of Ghana.”

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