Trotro Rumor: JJ Killer of Factories Now Be Who Born Factories

Sun, 18 Apr 2010 Source: Mensema, Akadu N.

*By Akadu Ntiriwa Mensema, Ph. D.

It may be the biggest scandal Rawlings and his wife… receiving an amount of five

million United States dollars on the quiet from the government of Mills! The money,

ostensibly, is to complete work on the Calf Cocoa Factory owned by the Rawlingses,

which is located at Kpone in the Greater Accra Region

You hear say Mills give JJ money

I hear oh $5 MIDDIUM swine oh

Na him be $5 million la million

MIDDIUM I dey speak like Mills

So JJ get the $ million cash

Na him no be true no true

Yes, na lie JJ no get that cash

But true say JJ get factory

Na true Calf Cocoa Factory

So NO money YES factory

Na Ghana be hard na hard oh

Very hard for we mmobrowa

Hmm some people enjoy la

Say am again true true enjoy

Look how we sweat for trotro

Politicians dey fool us paa oh

Dem all the ride for 4 X 4 cars

Ayariga, Bagbin dey for tractor

Hmm JJ of all dey build factory

But Rawlings be rich oh

Yes, JJ go fit build factory

That be true true na true

JJ pay for nothing for life

Nothing for 30 years oh

Yes free fire and matches

Free house food, water

Free cars, petrol, oil

Free dogs, cats, parrots

His dog, cats, parrots no burn

Ha haa whetin you wan imply

JJ be clever clever fire man

He for work for fire service

Na him children fees too

Na govt pay for fees too

No na him friends pay fees

Eh! JJ get everything for free

Govt and friends dey give all

They give am for free free

JJ get freedom from poverty

So JJ dey own the factory

Yaa Konadu buy Nsawam

You mean Nsawam Prison

Ah! Konadu dey fear prison

She get Nsawam factory

Na me think say prison oh

Na you paa Yaa for prison

Yaa go burn down prison

Even free govt house burn

Hmm JJ man be hypocrite

Ghana hard oh Ghana hard

JJ dey con us everyday

Na you for explain

You keep quiet & listen

ONE: JJ destroyed CPP factories

Hmm Nkrumah him factories

Hmm all sold by JJ Rawlings

He sell am for Lebanese

Na JJ family too buy some

Lebanese be his family oh

TWO: JJ destroy people factory

Hmm JJ now dey love factory

JJ want factory for himself

Say it JJ destroy all factories

Kowus Motors

Siaw Brewery

Safo Adu’s Pharmaceuticals

Bonsu Brothers

Kufour Transport

Darko farms

Destroy Alhaji him hotel

Kill BB Bismarck projects

Destroy Diaba Distributors

Hmm Ghana hard oh hard

Eh! Today JJ like factory

Today dem de build factory

The factory be for 31 Dec

Whetin 31st Dec you paa

31 Dec be just front thing

JJ dey fool Ghanaians

JJ fool Ghanaians proper

JJ say he no like wealth

Today he be richest man

JJ say he love mmobrowa

Today he get things free

JJ say education no good

Today he buy doctor degrees

JJ dey preach transparency

Today JJ no be transparent

JJ kill plenty people plenty

Today JJ call Kufour murderer

JJ no dey smoke fire fire

Today JJ fit burn like fire

Yesterday JJ sabotaged factories

JJ killer of factories

Now JJ be who born factories

*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.