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You have a penchant for making partisan comments – Mahama jabs Akufo-Addo

Ex President John Mahama has expressed that President Akufo-Addo is partial to offering expressions that are more lined up with the interests of a particular political gathering than being unprejudiced or impartial.

Mr Mahama made this case while communicating disappointment with President Akufo-Addo's new assertion recommending purposeful disregard of advancement in the Ekumfi body electorate.

During a meeting at the Jubilee House with traditional leaders from the constituency, President Akufo-Addo expressed his dissatisfaction with the manner in which voters cast their ballots in Ekumfi.

He mentioned that he was dissatisfied when his constituents voted to remove Ato Cudjoe from his position as Deputy Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture despite his appointment to facilitate development in the region.

In response, Mr. Mahama criticized President Akufo-Addo's remarks, calling them "unfortunate" and pointing out the president's inclination, in his opinion, to make statements that are partisan.

He additionally reviewed the Mepe contention, where President Akufo-Addo told Akosombo dam spillage flood casualties that assuming it depended on the individuals who decided in favor of him during the races, he wouldn't be available.

Through a post via online entertainment (alluded to as X in the text), Mr. Mahama helped President Akufo-Addo to remember his established liabilities framed in Article 36, proviso 2(d) of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana.

"President Akufo-Addo has a propensity for offering such hardliner expressions, as we saw as of late during his visit to flood casualties in Mepe. His activities go against the pledge he swore as President to do equity to every kind of people."

"Allow me likewise to help him to remember Section Six of our constitution, explicitly Article 36, statement 2(d)," he posted on X.

President Akufo-Addo’s comments regarding intentional neglect of development in the Ekumfi constituency have faced criticism, with many expressing the view that they are unnecessary and unbecoming of a presidential figure.

The remarks, perceived by some as divisive and partisan, have sparked disapproval from individuals who believe that a president should refrain from making statements that may be interpreted as casting blame on specific constituencies or communities based on their voting patterns.


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