Speaker of the 8th Parliament, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin cautioned his party, the National Democratic Congress(NDC) against giving John Mahama the opportunity to be the flag bearer in the 2020 elections.
In Babgin’s opinion, Mahama was a demi-god in the party. Thus, even when he went wrong and it was pointed out, his supporters would verbally attack you. He also foresaw that the NDC was going to be beaten by the NPP in the elections as long as John Mahama was the presidential candidate.
Read the full article as first published by awakenewsonline.com on February 2, 2019, below:
John Mahama will lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to another embarrassing electoral defeat in 2020, if party delegates vote for him as flag-bearer, Alban Sumana Kingsford Bagbin has predicted.
John Dramani Mahama and Alban Bagbin, together with five others, are in the race for who will lead the NDC in the 2020 presidential election, and to the latter, the deceptive Mahama fever witnessed in 2016 is playing back, and based on this, he said the NDC is speeding into the ditch.
“What did we not see in 2016, wherever Mahama went to campaign? The electorate poured out to clamour for him as others poured thousands of praises on him. The man they so much praised, eventually, handed us a bitter defeat ever since 1992,” the Nadowli-Kaleo Member of Parliament (MP) expressed on Accra FM’s night political show hosted by Kwabena Bobbie Ansah.
The danger the NDC has failed to realise is its determination to build the party around John Mahama who is seen as a ‘demi-god’ by some of these party faithful, Mr Bagbin observed.
“He has become a demi-god in the party and so even when he goes wrong and you point it out, you will get his supporters verbally attack you. The NDC is not John Mahama is, and the way some of them are going, I am sad we will be beaten again by the NPP in 2020, with him (John Mahama) as our presidential candidate,”the current Ghana’s Parliament ‘Mugabe’ foretold.
He said the careless abandon of the grassroots that developed apathy in 2016 is being played back by one of the contenders.
The grassroots, he explained, are the backbones of the party, therefore, if a candidate continued to have funfair on his tours where, when regional and constituency executives came to meet him, in the company of a few fine faces, and his supporters drew a conclusion that their candidate had the overwhelming endorsement of the delegates, then the numbers would disappoint them on February 23, when the NDC goes to the polls.
“Some of the NDC’s supporters’ behaviour is worrisome, as if an individual, instead of a party, wins elections. Politics is not theory; it is practice and I have records to show for my successes since I went to Parliament in 1992.
“Former President Mahama had his chance to perform and so he could be assessed, but, I want to state that I have not failed before. My constituents can attest to that,” Mr Bagbin teased Mahama.
When asked what new leadership quality he possesses to woo the party delegates to give him their mandate, Alban Bagbin said: “Considering my enormous records in my constituency and parliament, I bring expansive, participatory and inclusive governance.
“I will organize the NDC better with systems to generate ideas when in government.”
Additionally, he said his leadership would anchor for fair, free and form society should he become the president of Ghana.
Concluding, he said: “I propelled John Mahama to become president. I don’t hate him. We are both in a contest to build the NDC but not an individual.”
‘Happy birthday wifey’ – Secrete Female Lover Of Serwaa Amihere Sends Her A Heart Warming Birthday Message
Serwaa Amihere, an award-winning broadcaster, celebrated her one-year birthday with greetings from colleagues, family, and associates all over the world.
Moet Abebe, a well-known Nigerian host, wished Serwaa a happy birthday.
Serwaa was addressed as her wife in her letter.
She shared two pictures, each with the word “wife” in the caption.
The first caption on Moet Abebe reads:“TODAY IS MY WIFE’S [email protected] SERWAAAMIHERE!!!! GIRL I LOVE YOU!!!…”
See screenshot below:
The second photo also came with the caption, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY [email protected]!”
This has sparked outrage on social media, with users questioning whether a female would refer to another as wifey unless they are lesbian partners or there is something else going on that the general public is unaware of.
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Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings Stopped Me From Smoking With Rawlings – Popular Highlife Legend Reveals
Ghanaian legend Abrekyire Ba Kofi Sammy has revealed how his near friendship with former president Jerry John Rawlings stalled.
In a story on GhanaCNN, Kofi TV said that Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings, the wife of the late former president, had concerns about the two smoking weeds together whenever he visited the first family at home.
“Rawlings knows this house, we sat here and smoked before. But his wife made me stay away from him. Anytime I go to the house she will say ‘the weed smokers are here, don’t come and smoke weed here.’ I didn’t want to be disrespected by a small girl so I stopped going to the house,” he stated.
The musician detailed further that his relationship with President Rawlings further deteriorated after he decided during his stay in Nigeria to support the campaign of Albert Adu Boahen, the first NPP Presidential candidate, who contested Rawlings in the 1991 Presidential election.
He added that together with the Legendary Fela Kuti, they staged a huge concert to raise funds for Adu Boahen’s campaign and due to the free range smoking that was taking place during the show, Adu Boahen decided to leave the venue on the night.
“I told him we want to organize a show, invite all the Ghanaians here and raise funds for you. We organized the dance and sold tickets for 10 naira, a lot of people attended but he couldn’t stay for long because of the heavy smoking taking place at the venue. He said he had hypertension and couldn’t stay in the smoke,” Abrekyire Ba further disclosed. “I was even yet to mount the stage when he left, but we gave him all the proceeds the next day.”
Owing to his support for Adu Boahen, Kofi Sammy revealed that he was told to stay away from Rawlings, and it was not until he met Mrs Rawlings at a funeral that he got to realise that the former President was not holding any grudges against him.
“I met Mrs Rawlings at a funeral who questioned me why I had not been visiting and I told her I received a message that I am not welcome in your house. But she said my brother had been asking of me. What that meant was that Ampadu was jealous of my relationship with Rawlings so when I stopped going there, he went there together with CK Mann to backbite me,” Abrekyire Ba said.
Watch the interview below:
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