Five most notable quotes from Ghana’s politicians that are now basically memes
In Ghana, as in any other country, every year brings with it its fair share of political rhetoric, although it's as though this year seems to have raised the bar.
This year, Ghanaian politics has yielded so many fiery - and sometimes downright funny - quotes that serial meme makers must've felt like it was Christmas all year round.
I didn't want to be left out, so I thought I'd compile a list of six of the best political quotes that I think should be immortalized in memes...that is, if they're not already.
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5. National Democratic Congress, General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia
Sarkodie and M.anifest's "beef" was pretty publicized, and rumors arose that NDC general secretary, Asietu Nketia, had somehow sided with M.anifest. When he was asked if he knew any such artists, this is what he said....and more
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4. People's National Convention flag-bearer, Edward Nasigre Mahama
Giving his closing remarks after the NCCE presidential debates, Dr. Edward Mahama expressed that Ghana's unspoken trend of presidents bearing the name John was now at an end.
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3. Independent presidential candidate, Jacob Osei Yeboah
During the IEA debates where only President Mahama, Dr. Edward Mahama, Jacob Osei Yeboah, and Dr. Ndoum participated, Jacob Osei Yeboah had the audience in a fit of laughter when he made his statement about language graduates "rearing grasscuttters".
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2. People's National Convention flag-bearer, Edward Nasigre Mahama
Following the announcement of results for the president president elections, Dr. Edward Mahama realized that his party had gotten zero votes at a polling station where his pastor votes, something he felt he needed to share this with the country.
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1. President John Dramani Mahama
Although this comment was made around November last year, it seems its repercussions have reverberated all the way till now. Speaking on the issue of strikes and demonstrations, President Mahama had said that he was now Impervious to them.
We hope you enjoyed this short recap of this year's - and plus one of the last's - political comments.
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