- Samuel Nartey George has disclosed how he haboured the idea of overthrowing former President Kufuor
- As a result, he wanted to join the military in 2005 after completing KNUST
- The Ningo Prampram MP said he thought Kufuor was maltreating Rawlings by withdrawing his privileges
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The founder of the Atta Mills Institute, Koku Anyidoho, has lashed out at the Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George.
This was after the legislator’s disclosure that he once desired to join the military in order to topple the Kufuor administration.
Sam George told 3FM that he haboured the idea of joining the military in 2005 after graduating from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) just to lead an insurrection against the Kufuor administration over its treatment of the late former President JJ Rawlings.
“I was 20 years and my dream was to go into the Army and stage a coup because I didn’t like President Kufuor that much at the time,” he stated.
Reacting to the disclosure in a tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh, the suspended former Deputy General Secretary of the NDC, Koku Anyidoho slammed the Ningo Prampram lawmaker for spewing gibberish.
“I was born in Burma-Camp and grew up there: I am of the firm conviction that ALL the fine officers and men/women I saw/see in uniform; joined the GAF for reasons of good conscience.
“I detest any loose talk that suggests that the GAF is a conduit for coup,” he tweeted.
The tweet sparked wild reactions and YEN.com.gh compiled a few.
@NashPhones stated: “Do you KNOW most our coups was stage by all these fine men and women with good conscience in the GAF.”
@AhiaveQ added: “I'm sure Kotoka, Ankrah, Akuffo, Acheampong, Rawlings didn't have good conscience that is why they staged a coup? how many teachers and nurses have organized coup in this country? Sometimes just sometimes.”
@AfroPushkin observed: “I'm sure Kotoka, Ankrah, Akuffo, Acheampong, Rawlings et al were either in the Wehrmacht or the Red Army and definitely not GAF. It really is a great wonder when the people that cost us Nkrumah and brought us many years of pain, are gaslighting us.”
@_TigerOne said: “I've always said that @KokuAnyidoho never makes sense when he opens his mouth. Bullshit nkoaaa.”
In other news, YEN.com.gh reported that police at Akyem Abomosu in the Eastern Region have been captured on camera physically assaulting a suspected notorious robber with a broom.
In the clip sighted by YEN.com.gh on the Twitter page of Starr FM, the police officers could be seen hitting the head of the suspect, identified as Olentei, multiple times with a broom whilst in handcuffs and sitting on a chair.
The suspect fell from the chair onto the floor while the police continued assaulting him.