- Information Minister has said he's not surprised by former President Mahama's "insults"
- He expressed that the former president tends to resort to insults when dealing with political opponents
Ghana's current Information Minister, Mr. Mustapha Hamid, has stated that he's not surprised that former president, John Mahama, has allegedly resorted to insults since he believes the former head of state tends to resort to insults when dealing with political adversaries.
According to Information Minister Hamid, former President Mahama's comments regarding the punishment - or lack thereof - of government officials just does not hold water since scandals like that of the Montie 3, and that of former presidential staffer, Stan Dogbe, all occurred during his tenure in office as Ghana's Head of State.
“President Mahama is noted for passing such comments. Sometime ago, he stated that Ghanaians were not appreciative and all that. He has always been like that and it is okay if he wants to continue like that.” Said the Information Minister.
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The information Minister's comments come in the wake of a blistering series of comments from Ghana's immediate former Head of State delivered during the main opposition party's Unity Walk, held over the weekend in Cape Coast, Central Region.
Addressing party supporters, former President Mahama used the popular Animal Farm analogy to describe what he feels is the current Nana Akuffo Addo led administration has been handling affairs of the country.
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“Then when Napoleon and the “PIGS” started enjoying, they had to justify why they were enjoying so they said, all animals are equal but some are more equal than others. “When they [NPP] were looking for your votes, President Akufo-Addo said they shall open the opportunities of this country to all Ghanaians, irrespective of their party or ethnic affiliations. He came to power and now that the *pigs* are enjoying, they say some Ghanaians are more Ghanaian than others. For something like this, you don’t call the person to the Flagstaff House, draft an apology letter for him and ask him to sign. You sack him at once", said former President Mahama.
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