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They can't even remember the ‘big English’ they spoke – Ken slams Akufo-Addo, others for statements at UN

Kennedy Agyapong (right) and President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

Mon, 25 Sep 2023 Source:

The Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong, has criticised President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and other presidents of the African continent over the addresses they gave recently at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.

Speaking to members of his party, the New Patriotic Party (NPP), over the weekend, the MP accused African leaders of being only interested in rhetoric and not actions.

Agyapong, a flagbearer hopeful of the NPP, said that African leaders who spoke at the UN General Assembly used “big English grammar" which they could not even remember on their way back home.

“If you look at the African leaders who spoke at the United Nations (UN) recently, they were all speaking 'big English'.

“Immediately they board their planes back to Africa, they forget all the big grammar they used. Our country is the same,” he said in Twi.

The NPP presidential hopeful also slammed African leaders for asking for Russia’s assistance with the supply of grains at the recent 2023 Russia-Africa Summit.

“I was so ashamed of these African leaders who went to the Russian Summit and asked for grains. With these arable lands we have in Africa, how can a president go to the Russian Summit where Russia is at war with Ukraine and you would go and ask for food?” he asked.

He said that if he were God, he would line up all the African presidents who went to beg Russia for food and lash them.

He added that if he becomes president, he will use the Afram Plains and the northern regions of Ghana to feed the entire African continent.



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