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JJ Rawlings: The Vulture-ing Con Man & Hypocrite

Sun, 16 Oct 2011 Source: Mensema, Akadu N.

*By Akadu Ntiriwa Mensema, Ph. D.

“Former President JJ Rawlings recently rejected government's offer of a temporary

mansion for him at the plush Trasacco Valley Estates, his aide Kofi Adams has

exclusively told Citi News… that the former president rejected the temporary home

offered him by the government because, in his view, it was incompatible with the NDC

founder’s moderate lifestyle” Ghanaweb, October 13, 2011)

JJ the conman is unraveling

The creator of billionaires

The Ahwois

The Tsikatas

The ET Mensahs

The Obed Asamoahs

The Socialist Bloody-Leaches

The Socialist Opportunists

Socialist Vultures of our time

Today JJ is “moderate”

Mummified in leaching

JJ’s history is like a virus

Of pathology of sadistic lies

Of Immodesty for moderation

Ah! JJ lives in Sodom-Gomorrah

Ah! JJ is the eternal poor man

He who created billionaires

Ah! He who forever likes the poor

Eh! Massa we meet again

Ah! trotro hard these days

But the elite dey buy SUVs

Hospitals are death traps

Schools under trees dey oh

Elites buy SUVs left & right

Cocoa farmers no fit buy am

Ah! Talk about bicycle tyre

But we have JJ on our side

Massa everything hard oh

Everything funny for now

Why? Atta Mess ran from Castle

Ah! My friend no be so

So whetin be funny koraa

JJ fear to live in his own house

Why JJ man for do that for

JJ built his house for the poor

Na so he ask Govt for house

Ah we for all ask am oh!

Ghana people be cowards

No we be stomach politicians

Hmm JJ say he be “moderate?

Eh! JJ get another title

No JJ say he live like poor man

Ah! We all dey have eyes oh!

Say JJ de live well, well, well

Well JJ de reject posh house

Eh! Another friend give am

Ah! Why you for say that

JJ friend Mills give am house

JJ rejects NDC’s posh house

Yet JJ has built posh houses

Yet JJ wants Ridge to be rebuilt

JJ wants a hen-coup at Ridge

Ah! Grass-thatched-roof house

JJ doesn’t like posh homes

JJ detests multiple toilets

The NDC’s house has it all

NDC’s gift-house has it all

Eight toilets that JJ hates

Yet JJ’s house has 11 toilets

Yes, 11 toilets at Adjirigano

Yes, 6 toilets at Dzelukope

JJ has a house at East Legon

Haunted by his hypocrisy

Haunted by killing people

Those with two toilets

JJ’s 11 toilets hunt him

The man JJ be modest

Like Mallam street kids

He no fit buy anything

Like Circle street kids

Hm! JJ no get anything

Like Adabraka street kids

JJ no dey have good house

Like Makola street kids

JJ no dey wear designer

Hmm JJ say he be “moderate

Govt dey do everything for him

Friends do everything for him

JJ & his friends list be long oh

Yes, the list of gifts dey long

Friends buy JJ designer

Friends buy JJ cars, boats

Friends buy JJ wee

Friends buy JJ house

Friends buy school fees

Eh! Boy your list long oh

Ah! Make I finish all

Govt dey supply JJ food/water

Govt dey supply JJ house

Govt dey supply JJ petrol

JJ, the conman, is unraveling

Mummified in vulture-ing

The vulture of our time

JJ’s history is like a virus

Of pathology of sadistic lies

Of immodesty as moderation

*Akadu N. Mensema, Ph. D., is a nationalist Denkyira beauty. She is a trained oral

historian cum sociologist and Professor in the USA. She lives in Pennsylvania with

her great mentor and teaches Africa-area studies at a college in Maryland. In her

pastime, she writes what critics have called “populist hyperbolic, satirical”

poetry. She can be reached at akadumensema@yahoo.com

Columnist: Mensema, Akadu N.