Posters of Sylvester Mensah have popped up announcing him as the preferred choice of presidential candidate for the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for 2020. The posters, which bear his photo has the inscription, “Sylvester Mensah, our hope for years to come.” It also describes the former National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) CEO as “our choice for president 2020.” It is not clear yet where the posters are coming from, but it is worth recalling that on 7 January 2016, the NDC’s La Dade Kotopon Communication Director, Lawrence Lamptey, hinted at Mr Mensah’s future presidential ambition during the heat of his arrest and detention by the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI) for alleged financial malfeasance during his tenure at the NHIS. “M
The Energy Minister says he would consider legal action against Bawku Central MP Mahama Ayariga for bribery allegation leveled against him. Boakye Agyarko denied offering money to members of Parliament’s Appointments Committee to approve his nomination. In an exclusive interview with Joy News’ Elton Brobbey Friday, the former Vice President of the Bank of New York said it is unthinkable that he would use money to cajole anybody to do something for him. “First of all I feel saddened that allegation was made without the fear of equivocation...it is totally false," he said. “I have not offered any money or gone to anybody to offer to members of Parliament to make a decision in my favor.” Mr Ayariga has alleged on an Accra-based Radio Gold that Mr Agyarko
The Kontihene of Sunyani Traditional Council, Nana Bofotia Boaponsem II, says the appointment of Lawyer Kwaku Asomah- Cheremeh as the Brong Ahafo Regional Minister shows the disrespectful nature of President Akufo-Addo. According to him, the appointment of Asomah-Cheremeh irrespective of his gross insubordination to the Sunyani Traditional Council proves the point that the entire NPP executives in Brong Ahafo and the President, Nana Akufo-Addo are in support of his behaviour. The clearly livid Kontihene told Okay FM’s Ade Akye Abia Morning Show host, Kwame Nkrumah Tikesie that Nana Obiri Boahen, NPP’s deputy General Secretary's remarks that the Sunyani Traditional Council does not have the locus to reject the President's nominee affirms belief that th
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Minister-designate of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama Minister-designate of Local Government and Rural Development Hajia Alima Mahama has justified firing Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs), saying she acted on the directions of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Hajia Mahama, shortly after being nominated as Minister for Local Government and Rural Development signed a letter firing all MMDCEs. The letter revoking the appointments of the 216 MMDCEs said: “By virtue of Article 243 (3)(b) of the constitution of the republic, H.E the president of the republic has revoked the appointment of all MMDCEs with immediate effect. In this regard, all MMDCEs are directed to hand over their relevant duties to Co