A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Peace for Savannah has condemned the alleged feedback manufactured by the Flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama against the people today of Akyem in the Jap Region.
This comes immediately after previous President Mahama endorsed the comment by sharing a put up by Bolgatanga Central Constituency MP, Isaac Adongo title: “Agyapa Royalties Fraud Is The Past Straw: The Akyem Sakawa Boys and Grandpas Will have to Go” in which he described President Akufo-Addo’s reign as 1 of loved ones and good friends and tagged them variously as “Akyem Mafia” and “Akyem Sakawa Boys.”
In check out of that, the NGO’s Secretary, Iddi Adam Osman reported, the men and women of Savannah Area length by themselves from the remark their fellow country man’s comment.
“The people of Gonjaland are not tribal bigots. They are quite considerably awake and discerning. Unquestionably, former president John Dramani Mahama is our own. We are not disowning him at all. The people of Gonjaland pushed him to the top so he will get us enhancement.
“He was never ever taught by our chiefs and elders how to insult and solid aspersions at other tribes. To be straight on the point, his insult on the good people today of Akyem was unfortunate and backward. As sons and daughters of Gonjaland, we would not also be joyful must any person one us out and heap insults on us just due to the fact a Gonja is the flagbearer of the NDC,” he stated.
Mr Osman then appealed to all ethnic groups specially to the Akyems of the Japanese Location to disregard tips that what the previous President stated is a representation of the persons of Gonja.
“We collectively disassociate ourselves from leaders and would be leaders like former president John Dramani Mahama whose quest for political electrical power will want to stroll on a dangerous route these as tribalism,” he mentioned.