There are stories that some parts concerned within the Agyapa Royalties deal, paid some executives of the Nationwide Democratic Occasion (NDP) to prepare the press convention at Alisa Lodge in Accra.
A part of the cash, was additionally used to purchase airtime on some radio stations; Asaase Radio, Citi FM and Asempa FM amongst others, to do a reside broadcast to criticize the Nationwide Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, John Dramani Mahama.
Within the wake of the bereavement of its flag bearer, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, many had hoped that the NDP was going to announce her withdrawal from the race or give particulars of the occasion’s 2020 marketing campaign technique, following the resumption of political actions after the one week break in observance of the demise of Flt. Lt. Jerry John Rawlings.
Extra stories are that Mrs. Rawlings, was neither knowledgeable nor gave her blessings to the press convention, therefore the occasion’s Secretary Common’s wrestle to make a particular pronouncement on whether or not she is withdrawing or resuming the marketing campaign with lower than two weeks to the election.
Forward of the NDP press convention, some anti-Mahama parts had been on Fb hyping it with claims that it was going to be explosive.
Similar parts, had used their closeness to the Rawlingses to get affect, become profitable and likewise purchase political appointment from each the NDC and the now New Patriotic Occasion (NPP).
With Mr Rawlings gone, it seems they’re repositioning their remaining political entrepreneurial pursuits.
In the meantime, the NDC has cautioned communicators in opposition to responding to the press convention by the NDP.
In accordance with the NDC, the presser is an try to divert consideration from the stinking Agyapa scandal, Martin Amidu’s resignation and issues arising from similar.
A communique, signed by the Nationwide Communications Officer, Sammy Gyamfi, indicated the caveat is to all communicators in all 16 areas.
“Let’s give attention to propagating the superior insurance policies and programmes that John Mahama and the occasion have for Ghanaians.
“Additionally, let’s focus our energies on amplifying the stinking Agyapa scandal, Martin Amidu’s resignation and demise threats on his life, and different corruption and nepotistic scandals being supervised by President Akufo-Addo,” the assertion famous.
The NDP’s Monday afternoon press convention, amongst different issues, dismissed stories that its presidential candidate, Nana Konadu Rawlings, had withdrawn from the December 7 election.
It additionally laid emphasis on the legacy of late ex-President Jerry Rawlings, which they stated, there have been makes an attempt by some members of the NDC to destroy.
The NDP, had slammed flagbearer of the NDC, John Dramani Mahama, accusing him of benefiting from the demise of former President Rawlings to make political positive aspects forward of the upcoming elections.
The occasion, made the allegation at a press convention at this time, Monday, November 23, 2020. It thus urged Ghanaians to not fall for such gimmick.
Common Secretary of the NDP, Alhaji Mohammed Frimpong, who addressed the media additionally stated the NDC is being hypocritical.
In accordance with him, the NDC is using the demise of the husband of NDP flagbearer, to resurrect the NDC’s “useless marketing campaign”.
“With what he did with the demise of former President Mills, he shouldn’t be allowed to do the identical with the demise of our beloved, former president Rawlings. And Ghanaians shouldn’t oblige to that. The hypocrisy of the NDC when Jerry John Rawlings was alive, [was such that] John Mahama desperately needed to silence him and now that Rawlings isn’t any extra, Mahama finds it expedient to make the most of his demise to provoke assist for his weak base inside the NDC rank and file and the nation at giant to salvage his 2020 marketing campaign which goes nowhere.”
“All of the sudden, the people inside the NDC beneath the present management of John Mahama who publicly vilified Rawlings have rediscovered a brand new voice proclaiming themselves to the true adherent of his beliefs and people who used foul languages in opposition to Rawlings at the moment are hailing him.”
In the meantime, the occasion says its flagbearer, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings, had not pulled out of the upcoming presidential elections.
“That is pretend information and it must be thought to be such. Our chief has not given any info to that impact,” Alhaji Frimpong stated.
Earlier stories claimed that Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings had withdrawn from the race because of the demise of her husband, former President Jerry John Rawlings.
However the occasion dismissed the claims and attributed it to its detractors.
Supply: The Herald
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