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Mills’ Snail-Circus Justice: Time to Jail all ASABEES

Mon, 17 Jan 2011 Source: Mensema, Akadu N.

*By Akadu Ntiriwa Mensema, Ph. D.

“[Stephen] Asamoah Boateng (Asabee) held a management meeting during which he

told senior officials of the Ministry of the need to suspend all investment

activities already budgeted for 2008 in order to direct those funds for

renovation works at the Ministerial Block. The renovation work included tiling

of the offices. For the renovation works to commence, Asamoah Boateng brought

Zuleika [his wife] as the contractor in charge of the renovation works…

investigations revealed that Zuleika was not qualified to take up the job adding

that at that time, she was in charge of a boutique business known as Lady Zee

Intimate and Body Shop…” Ghanaweb, Aug 17, 2009).

“Accra, Jan. 12, GNA – “The Fast Track High Court on Wednesday ordered that a

hearing notice should be served on the Attorney General in the case in which

Stephen Asamoah Boateng [Asabee], ex-Minister of Minister of Information and

National Orientation, and a number of other people, are being held for allegedly

failing to follow due process before rehabilitating the Ministry's Block”

Ghanaweb, Jan 12, 2011).

DDT officials

NPP officials

NDC officials

Killers of the dream

Canonization of thievery

Mummified in thievery

Career gyrations of thievery

Theft is their selling point

Our sad allergies to reality

Asabee the handsome man

The pearly-pig in the mud

With an ever-open mouth

With a nose to the skies

With crater-like eyes

Looking down for the sun

Asabee must be in jail

Jail for contractor-ing his wife

Defrauding the state GH¢86,915.85

Thievery renovations of a block

Using the back door tactics

Using non-due process

Using an untested company

Using his wife - Zuleika

Kufour Hotel is free

Sekyi-Hughes went free

Kwamena Bartels ran free

Asabee may go free, free

Free like wind in a windfall

Ghanaians worship thieves

Ghanaians respect thieves

State burials for thieves

Killers of the dream

The Asabees of Ghana

Yes, talk about it all

Talk about justice

Talk about due process

Talk about evidence

The wheels of justice

The snail wheels of Mills

The lonely wheels of Mills

The Team B wheels of Mills

The Konongo wheels of Mills

The who born dog wheels of Mills

The greedy bastards wheels of mills

Have made the ASABEES our heroes

The Asabees of Ghana

Time to deter it all

Drought Corruption

Submerge graft

Flood nepotism

Swamp sex for jobs

Quarantine elitist thieves

The Asabees of Ghana

Killers of the dream

Educated mercenaries

The pen-thieves

Armed robbers in suits

Thieves who are worshipped

The Asabees of Ghana

Artisans of schools under trees

Artisans of hospitals of death

Artisans of death-trap roads

Educated thieves

Educated mercenaries

Criminals rewarded

Receiving it all

End of service benefits

Oversized pensions

Cocoa farmers lack it all

Talk about it all

Zero tolerance

For corruption

For Graft

For Nepotism

For using sex for jobs

For non-due processes

Talk about it all

DDT officials

NPP officials

NDC officials

Killers of the dream

Canonization of thievery

Mummified in thievery

Career gyrations of thievery

Theft is our selling point

Our sad allergies to reality

*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.