I receive support from gov't but won't be quiet on the wrongs in Ghana – Rawlings

I receive support from gov't but won't be quiet on the wrongs in Ghana – Rawlings

- Former president Jerry John Rawlings has denied reports that he has kept mute over the happenings in government because of the support he gets from the state

- A statement issued by the office of Rawlings said it is "unfortunate and distasteful, the inference that owing to the support he receives, he has remained silent on the many ills in the country

- The statement however described Rawlings as someone who spoke his mind

Former president Jerry John Rawlings has denied media reports that he has become silent on the many ills in Ghana because of the support government gives to his charity works.

In a statement issued by the office of Rawlings and signed by his Secretary, Kobina Andoh Amoakwa, he said it is unfortunate and distasteful, the inference that owing to the support of the Chief of Staff’s office, the former President has remained silent on the many ills in the Ghanaian society.

It said Rawlings' charitable gestures have received the support of past government with the exception of former president Kufuor.

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The statement described former president Rawlings as someone who "spoke his mind and that it was inappropriate, incorrect and inaccurate to make such unfounded conclusions."

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