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PRESS STATEMENT: NPP politics is like Cold War Espionage
Accra - Wednesday December 21, 2011
Ghanaians have already been told by the main opposition
Presidential candidate his party will “win the next election at all cost.” And
as evidenced by the Minority Leader in Parliament, the NPP keeps showing the
nation it offer nothing except desperation to win power.
Members of the NPP are sowing seeds of misinformation among
the electorates to prepare the ground for attacking the ruling National
Democratic Congress during election 2012. NPP leading figures and their
hangers-on are saying anything, as long as it means getting them elected.
It is most irresponsible and irrational for a minority
leader to accuse the President of corruption without any evidence; also
irrational are calls for the resignation of Hon. Betty Mould Iddrisu over the
judgment debt paid to Alfred Wayome.
The NPP’s howls of anguish and wild accusations of
corruption are a clear indication of their attempt to shift the post, engage in
unnecessary spin, and cause disaffection for a woman who should be applauded
and given a trophy for saving the nation millions of Cedis.
Leaders of the NPP are so desperate it shows in their every
move, every utterance, and this is just the beginning. They are shifting the
post from the fact that the better Ghana agenda is on course and government is
successfully fixing the broken nation they left behind; they are shifting the
post from discussions on good governance where we must turn to the law courts
and not the court of public opinion for verdicts on issues of law; they are
running away from any discussion on the superior economic management by the
Mills administration and the unparalleled improvement in infrastructure.
The NPP does not want Ghanaians to know that their
Presidential candidate is a waffler, who can’t make up his mind on his running
mate; they are shifting the post from discussions over their history of bigotry
and the fact that their presidential candidate is a stale relic of the past who
will not get more than forty-five percent of votes in any contest with
President Mills if the playing field is even; and they are shifting the post
from the fact that the NDC government is putting up measures to ensure a
credible electoral register.
The calls for Betty to resign is coming from a party which in
2009 alleged that security operatives have harassed, and undressed a leading
Ghanaian partner in KOSMOS, Mr. George Owusu in front of his family. They never
No member of NPP has earned the right to accuse Betty or any
member of the NDC of corruption. Did the NPP ask Hon. J.H. Mensah, then
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and leader of government business to resign
when it emerged he had attempted to travel to the UK with a refugee passport
whilst an MP in 1997?
Did J.H. Mensah repudiate claims or resigned over reports
that he had been convicted of refugee fraud claims in Britain? Did President
Kufour resign over reports that he had turned his office into a place for
The NDC has a special responsibility to ensure the diabolic
agenda of the NPP does not materialize. We must prevent our country from being
destroyed. We in the NDC must not sit down. Let us confront and expose their
lies; we must remain vigilant and scrutinize all pronouncements of the
opposition party as they are out to discredit the government to score cheap
The Minority in parliament must stand up to the legislative
oath they swore and provide Ghanaians with facts, and not hearsay and petty partisan
NDC Parliamentary Candidate,
Ablekuma North Constituency
NDC Parliamentary Candidate for
Ablekuma North Constituency
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Life, they say is "nasty, brutish and short." Understandably so because in a world
where there is so much wealth, and abundant human and natural resources, people
still live in poverty, where in most cases entire families live in one small room. I
don't know about you but this is one of the reasons why I stay up at night. It is
why I am into politics. And though I may not be able to do much even at local level,
"Let us all do what we can."
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