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Bawumia is a liability; his selection means nothing – Agyenim Boateng

 

James Agyenim BoatengThe Deputy Minister for Tourism, James Agyenim Boateng has taken a swipe at a potential running mate of the opposition NPP, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, saying he is a political liability to the NPP.

According to him, if Dr. Bawumia is retained as the NPP’s running mate for the 2012 election, nothing will change from his poor performance exhibited in the 2008 election.

The choice of a running mate for Nana Akufo-Addo has generated a lot of speculations among members of the party and the public.

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Minority denies Dery bid; kicks against Akan running mate

Hon.-Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu-OseiThe Minority Leader in Parliament, Osei Kyei Mensah-Bonsu, has rubbished reports that the caucus has suggested to the New Patriotic Party (NPP) flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo, to choose deputy Minority Leader, Ambrose Dery, as his running mate.

Hon Mensah-Bonsu, however, admitted the minority caucus has had some discussions on the running mate issue that has occupied some NPP leading members for some time now.

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Nana Akufo-Addo and his “All piss be piss”

 

Nana Ado DanquahNews reports that the NPP’s Nana Akufo-Addo desecrated a mosque in Damongo by urinating on its walls during his recent visit to the area came as no surprise to some of us. The persistent recourse to insults and plain calumny as political tools suggests that such news reports won’t be anything extra-ordinary.

Nor will we expect that the spate of pejorative utterances against Akufo-Addo will abate. It won’t for as long as the grounds exist for it. Even though the tempo concerning his alleged drug abuse may have lessened, the clouds generated by such allegations haven’t yet dispersed. They are still hanging over his head and he must brace himself up for more.