- Allotey Jacobs has finally opened up on the root cause of his suspension from the NDC
- According to him, the beginning of his party members' hatred started when he refused to criticize President Akufo-Addo’s free Senior High School policy
- He revealed that his decision to discourage his party from criticizing the free SHS policy was mistaken to be praise-singing of the Akufo-Addo government
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Suspended former Central Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Bernard Allotey Jacobs, has finally opened up on the root cause of his suspension from the party.
According to him, the beginning of his party members' hatred started when he refused to criticize President Akufo-Addo’s free Senior High School policy.
Explaining further, he said when the free Senior High School policy was implemented, he strongly criticised it.
But upon careful consideration, he realised many children were benefitting from the program and decided to put a stop to critiquing it.
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Speaking on Okay FM, Allotey Jacobs revealed that his decision to discourage his party from criticizing the free SHS policy was mistaken to be praise-singing of the Akufo-Addo government.
“When Akufo-Addo's government implemented the free SHS policy, I was one of the first critiques against the free SHS, but it benefitted some people, so you don’t need to go, drag in and criticise it so seriously. If you do that, at the end of the day when the campaign starts, then the people will look at you with different eyes," he stressed.
He added that criticizing a new government that is doing something good like the implementation of the Free SHS policy was not going to help the cause of the NDC during the campaign time, hence, his decision to stop criticizing the Free SHS Policy.
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Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh earlier reported that, Bernard Allotey Jacobs decided to stop attending political discussions on radio stations including Peace FM after he was suspended by his party.
On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, he refused to show up on Peace FM's 'Kokrokoo' programme.
NDC's social commentator, in an interview with Kwami Sefa Kayi, apologised for not showing up and explained his reasons.
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