Special aide to Accra's mayor, Alfred Oko Vanderpuije - Dr Philip Lamptey has described as unfortunate how Okoe Vanderpuije was snubbed by former president Jerry John Rawlings as the two made their way to the red carpet of parliament house during Mahama’s last State of the Nation Address.
A short video that went viral on social media saw Jerry Rawlings stop momentarily and gesture at Mr Vanderpuije in a manner that suggested that he wanted to be left alone.
“It is unfortunate. What happened was unfortunate. I am not sure anybody in the party will be happy unless somebody who is not prepared to support the party to come back to power,” he stated in an interview with the press.
Watch the viral video below: