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NPP AND KUFOUR CAUSED THE ROT IN GHANA - RAWLINGS





The feud between Former Presidents Jerry John Rawlings and John Agyekum Kufour never seems to end any time soon as they kept attacking each other.

The two have been in loggerheads for overly long thereby making Ghanaians wonder what the caused of their rift.

This time around it all began after Mr Rawlings while addressing the GJA on October 31, 2019, alleged that his counterpart was responsible for the perennial floods which has become a threat in the capital city, Accra.

Broadcast Ghana gathered that the former president is quoted to have said amongst other things, “Nkrumah has left his legacy, the freedom, and Justice arch… I am saying that’s something he left. Do you want to know the one for Kufuor? Those Villagio villages”, Rawlings said with passion.

“…The Kufuor one. The Villagio villages were built on the waterway… the southern part of the motorway… why won’t others do it? Their houses and their factories… That’s his legacy! If he can do it, why can’t others do it? He blocked the waterway!” Rawlings stressed.

These utterances did not obviously settle well with Mr Kufuor who through his spokesperson Dr Kwabena Osei Adubofour poked back at Mr Rawlings saying, “…When Acheampong gave a bungalow to Nkrumah’s family, it was Rawlings who took the bungalow and gave it to D.F. Annan…When Fathia wanted to be buried beside her husband, we all know what Rawlings said about that…Someone built his hotel and later buys it. So Kufuor’s son bought African Regent, what is wrong with that?… What is he trying to achieve? We are talking about floods and you bring in Kufuor… You pick a grudge against Kufuor because he replaced you… You couldn’t have been president forever.”

In Rawlings’ reprisal letter sighted by Broadcast Ghana, he explained that his attacks targeted at Kufuor are borne out of his prior knowledge of the beginning of Ghana’s economic crisis.

He noted that he has been advised to let things be, but he cannot be quiet when he knew the start of the rot in this country.

“For your information, being civil is one thing. Being hypocritical is something else. If I had such character traits we probably would have been allies!”

Below is a copy of Rawlings’ post;


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