A team contacting itself the Alliance For Footsoldiers Advocacy (AFFA) is demanding the quick revocation of the appointment of well-known radio demonstrate host Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey, also identified as Abeiku Santana, as an Ambassador of the Covid-19 Nationwide Trust Fund.
In accordance to AFFA, a letter dated March 23, 2021, has been in circulation on social media, asserting the appointment of the All right FM presenter as an Ambassador for the Fund.
“While we acknowledge the urgent will need for the govt to faucet into the competence and working experience of professional men and women in the Innovative Arts sector to complement its initiatives in combating the fatal pandemic, it is similarly critical for the appointing authority to be wary of doubtful and egocentric people gallivanting the corridors of electricity,” AFFA claimed in a press launch on Saturday, March 27.
“If the Board is apolitical as has been bandied about, then what is the legit basis of Abeiku Santana, a acknowledged NDC member’s appointment?”
The group promises Abeiku Santana tried the National Democratic Congress (NDC) primaries for the Mfantseman Constituency in 2016 and has been a recognized activist of the opposition social gathering.
“To the extent that the Ambassador of the Fund shall perform the role of a ‘mobilizer’, soliciting funds from the aforementioned outfits, we will need persons who think and share in the eyesight of the Nana Akufo-Addo-led governing administration.
“Abeiku Santana’s ideologies and public pronouncements in current situations are in sharp contrast with the visions and guidelines of this governing administration.”
The team recalled how Abeiku Santana supported the COVID-19 Technical Reaction Team established up by the NDC parallel to government’s Covid-19 Process Drive.
“That obnoxious team, unprecedented in the background of Ghana’s multiparty democracy considering that 1992, experienced the full support and blessing of the now appointed Ambassador for the COVID-19 Nationwide Believe in Fund.
“AFFA is by this launch contacting on the Board of Trustees of Ghana’s COVID-19 Nationwide Rely on Fund to withdraw the Ambassadorial appointment of Abeiku Santana as before long as achievable or have itself to blame in the coming times.”