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Opinions Wed, 4 Jan 2017

Merry Christmas to President-elect Nana Akufo Addo

It is only appropriate to wish Nana Akufo Addo, the most

> incorruptible but sadly equally the most maliciously

> maltreated or mocked politician in the annals of Ghana’s

> politics, a meritorious seasonal greetings at this time of

> the year.

>

> His enemies and the enemies of Ghana plotted, colluded and

> desired to see his defeat at every election to permanently

> deny him the ascension to Ghana’s presidency. However, as

> man proposes, God disposes.

>

> All the evil plans and intents by his political rivals have

> been made nonsense by the Good Almighty God that he

> continually trusts in and surrounds himself and his

> political career wholeheartedly.

>

> It is therefore imperative upon me to wish him not only a

> Merry Christmas but also, a Successful New Year with the

> wisdom of biblical King Solomon, the fear and love of God of

> King David and the longevity of Methuselah.

>

> The incoming President must still let the Good God that he

> worships and believes in to guide him throughout his

> presidency. He has to be firm, fair and friendly. He should

> let the law which is no respecter of persons take its due

> course without interfering with it with the aim of twisting

> it in favour of whomever as seen to be done by the

> outing-President Mahama and his NDC-led government hence the

> practice of selective justice becoming the order of the day

> in Ghana.

>

> Finally, be it reiterated to President-elect Nana Akufo Addo

> to beware of 7 January 2017. He is not to be HUGGED by

> anyone be they his wife, foreign or local dignitaries,

> former or outgoing Presidents. NOBOBY means no person.

>

> When one visits a blacksmith’s workshop and finds him

> repeatedly hammering at a particular section of his

> metalwork, it is that portion that matters most to him, so a

> saying goes. This is the third time I have put out a

> publication advising Nana Akufo Addo to beware of 7 January

> 2017 in the same manner that Julius Caesar was warned to

> beware of the ides (15th) of March but which he did ignore

> and subsequently met his untimely death at the hands of

> friends whom he trusted hence turning to Brutus to say,

> “Et tu Brute?” Was Brutus not his best friend but in the

> end becoming one of his assassins?

>

> I extend my warmest Christmas greetings to President-elect

> Nana Akufo Addo, his entire family and all NPP faithful and

> Ghanaians.

>

> Rockson Adofo

>

> (Written on 26 December 2016)

Columnist: Adofo, Rockson