Kumasi — NANA AFIA Frema Busia, daughter of the late former Prime Minister of Ghana, Dr. Kofi Abrefa Busia, who filed for the Manhyia parliamentary seat in protest, but made a principled withdrawal of her candidature in continued protest of alleged intensified governmental persecution and human rights violations three days before the December 7 elections, is celebrating the victory of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in style, in exile.
She has composed a seven-stanza poem under the title "Ghana is sweet" -which she posted to The Chronicle via the electronic mail last Sunday.
Nana Frema Busia has since December 7, 2008, gone into exile to free herself from the torturous ravages of the Kufuor administration, and "to protest arms and drugs inflows into Ghana, multiple death threats issued against me, injustice and inhumane treatment meted out to me by the Kufour Presidency".
She promised to return to fight to protect her image. "I shall return with my head held high, my reputation, dignity and integrity intact, to seek due redress in a post-Kufour Ghana."
The former legal Counsel to National Security and Technical Advisor of the Small Arms Commission in the Kufuor Administration urged Ghanaians to dance to the rhythmic "Asomdwee" dance on the main streets of Ghana, because Ghana is sweet.
Nana Frema Busia indicated that "A bloody elephant has been succumbed with a deadly umbrella blow", because "King JAK and his Midas crew developed corrupt ears that could not hear", following which "They are now clothed in naked defeat so real" that she had no other option than to dance the 'Yeresesam ako yen anim' dance.
In the second stanza, Nana Frema noted that "the college of democracy is interested in Truth, accountability, economic and social justice as watchmen", but since there was something wrong with "Our collective morality, ethics and principles of ingrained corruption and permissive greed", we as a people, could not but dance the "moving forward to nowhere" dance.
According to the poet, "Ex-President JAK sung blatant discordant baritones of My Golden legacy is around my neck, Dancing the globe trotting waltz with Partners whose fuel slanted eyes do not see so well, The king's men and women who should have known better, Cheered on the unpardonable and justified the ungodly, Till the top heavy 'kukrudu' tripped and fell, on the fake hop, hop kangaroo dance of elephants".
Poet Frema Busia said H.E. President Attah Mills and his 'horsepower' team "Shall spread iron clad umbrella tentacles, Around the misplaced priority golden jubilee presidential peacock house".
She noted that in spite of the negative comments about Attah Mills' victory parade, Ghanaians must dance to the sweet victory and prevailing peace because 'Asabone nkum asaase' and urged further -"Ghana is sweet paa o; let us dance the 'fawohodi' freedom dance".
Ms. Busia as well pointed to the letting loose of all manner of prisoners in "an indiscriminate jigsaw joke", seen as "another puzzle that will tarnish an already beleaguered legacy", while the national footnotes boast a depressing line up of compulsive corpses and a tragedy of mangled bodies, Emaciated ghosts follow the trail in a procession of blood to Accra, in a public invitational to the jubilation dance"
She hoped that H.E. President Attah Mills would revisit the basics of governance as enshrined in NDC's 'A Better Ghana manifesto' and ensure "A sincere political will to serve God and the people with 'kokromoti' thumb printing power".
She noted that with the prevailing peace, there would certainly be development against the "selfish interests in 10 percent sidekicks" which impeded progress.
Meanwhile, the former National Security Legal Counsel has hinted of efforts to get collaborators for the formation of a Revived Progress Party (RPP) to contest the 2012 elections to sustain the UP tradition, since she sees the defeat of the NPP at the last elections as the demise of the party.
Relevant Links West Africa Ghana Nana Frema Busia described what she called "The JAK pardons" and other last minute acts by the previous presidency as "so ridiculous". She is contemplating petitioning the new NDC government to set up a committee to review a 50-page case summaries she submitted to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ) on December 10, 2007, for Whistle Blower review which required the action of CHRAJ to render an opinion or ruling within sixty days, but failed to do.
Frema Busia has also lodged a formal complaint with the United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) against the CHRAJ boss, Ms. Anna Bossman, in a petition for failure to act on cases submitted to the Commission
The Poem - Steadfast with GodNana Frema Busia
Ghana is sweet o, let us dance,
Gesture rhythmic steps towards the NPP/ NDC political foxtrot
On main street Ghana, they are jubilating that
A bloody elephant has been succumbed with a deadly umbrella blow
Surely King JAK and his Midas crew developed corrupt ears that could not hear
They are now clothed in naked defeat so real
‘Yeresesam ako yen anim’ so we dance
The college of democracy is interested in
Truth, accountability, economic and social justice as watchmen
Something is certainly wrong with
Our collective morality, ethics and principles
Of ingrained corruption and permissive greed
These are the treadmills of moving forward to nowhere dance
EX President JAK sung blatant discordant baritones of
My golden legacy is around my neck
Dancing the globe trotting waltz with
Partners whose fuel slanted eyes do not see so well
The king’s men and women who should have known better
Cheered on the unpardonable and justified the ungodly
TILL the top heavy ‘kukrudu’ tripped and fell
On the fake hop hop kangaroo dance of elephants
H.E. President Attah Mills and his ‘horsepower’ team
Shall spread iron clad umbrella tentacles
Around the misplaced priority golden jubilee presidential peacock house
Some are saying that the H. E. Attah Mills victory parade
Has already been overrun by negative ‘akatamanso’ forces dancing the hot salsa dance
A change in location to grandiose edifice is not the needed absolution
It does not release the demons of power that haunt the Ghana presidency
Peace ho, is Ghana’s victory sweet and sour or what?
‘Asabone nkum asaase oooo o’ let us dance
I am not dancing the NPP I told you so dance
Because I believe in Ghana; I am gingerly learning ‘Onyame wo ho ye hu’ steps
I am soberly reflecting gospel blues and singing ‘Gye Nyame’ deliverance songs for Ghana
Ghana is sweet paa o; let us dance the ‘fawohodi’ freedom dance
Let loose all manner of prisoners in an indiscriminate jigsaw joke
Another puzzle that will tarnish an already beleaguered legacy
Our national footnotes boast a depressing line up of
Compulsive corpses and a tragedy of mangled bodies
Emaciated ghosts follow the trail in a procession of blood to Accra
In a public invitational to the jubilation dance
H.E. President Attah Mills & company’s new Ghana manifesto
Should revisit the basics of governance
A sincere political will to serve God and the people with ‘kokromoti’ thumb printing power
Unencumbered by selfish interests in 10 percent sidekicks is key to progress Shall we truly truly dance the ‘asomdwoe’ dance?
Peace ho, Development knocks, Dance yes
Dance the dance of acquiescence.
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