A Deputy Communications Director of the New Patriotic Celebration (NPP) Ernest Owusu Bempah has accused the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) and former President John Dramani Mahama of political patronage in Assin North forward of the by-election slated for Tuesday, June 27.
He mentioned the extent of patronage by the NDC in Assin North is shameful.
“As a matter of truth, the Assin-North by-election has opened a brand new chapter in our politics. It’s a politics of sharing goodies for a vote. I name it galamsey politics. And the person on the peak of this abominable politics is former President John Mahama.
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“Really, the guideline for Mahama in Assin-North has been brazen cronyism and snubbing established conventions.
“Certainly John Mahama is within the thick of affairs at Kanokrom, Afenase, Obiri Kweku, Camp C, Aworbe, Wawase and Atentan electoral space sharing fertilizers, spraying machines, wellington boots, money and even paying electrical energy payments of households,” he mentioned in an announcement on Wednesday, June 21.
Right here is without doubt one of the sharing depots of the Nationwide Democratic Congress. Now, watch them deny and level false accusing fingers at others after doing this. The NPP is targeted and canvassing for the votes we’d like for victory on June twenty seventh. Consider it…#Ghana #JoySMS #JoyNews… pic.twitter.com/3cxY9lBZha
— Richard Ahiagbah (@RAahiagbah) June 21, 2023
Under is his full assertion…
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Mahama’s fatuous galamsey politics in Assin-North is a hazard to democracy
It has been argued repeatedly that patronage is a good recreation, and utilized by all political persuasions. However the stage of political patronage being dished out by Mahama and the NDC in Assin-North forward of the June twenty seventh by-elections could be very shameful.
As a matter of truth, the Assin-North by-election has opened a brand new chapter in our politics. It’s a politics of sharing goodies for a vote. I name it galamsey politics.
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And the person on the peak of this abominable politics is former President John Mahama.
Really, the guideline for Mahama in Assin-North has been brazen cronyism and snubbing established conventions.
Certainly John Mahama is within the thick of affairs at Kanokrom, Afenase, Obiri Kweku, Camp C, Aworbe, Wawase, and Atentan electoral areas sharing fertilizers, spraying machines, wellington boots, money and even paying electrical energy payments of households.
These freebies are being doled out purposely to sway the consciousness of the Assin-North voters in favour of the NDC.
This galamsey politics by Mahama is sort of as fatuous as fooling folks. It additionally damages society at massive.
And it’s one more distraction. John Mahama is basically making an attempt to idiot folks with freebies and aspirations into considering that the NDC is the social gathering of the folks.
How do you sq. the circle that may be a former president who’s working for presidential workplace and fascinating in actions completely at variance with our democratic norms?
The NDC is enjoying a recreation of pretending to work for the widespread trigger however it clearly is an utter perversion of godly politics.
Additionally it is a throwback to baronial politics of the previous – akin to 1933 doubtful politics of Adolf Hitler.
Thus, the very errors of yesteryears is being performed out by Mahama and his bunch of fascist followers. It’s all the continuity of their grossly unfair and immoral politics.
They crave for media consideration, all for showmanship and never a lot work.
However voters care about honesty and integrity in politics. The Assin-North voters know too nicely that Mahama truly cares little or no about their welfare and ain’t moved by his vote-grabbing crumbs throwing antics.
Ernest Kofi Owusu Bempah Bonsu
Deputy Director of Communications, NPP