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NDC has disbanded all its vigilante groups – Alex Segbefia claims

The Deputy Campaign Director of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Alex Segbefia says his party has disbanded all vigilante groups.

According to him, the party has given instructions for all not to recognize vigilante groups that were formed prior to the passage of the vigilantism bill

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New voters’ register was to suppress votes NDC strongholds – Kwakye Ofosu

A former Deputy Communications Minister, Felix Ofosu Kwakye has said that the Electoral Commission(EC) and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) claim that the old voters’ register was bloated was just a move by both parties to suppress votes in opposition strongholds.

The EC in justifying its stance for a new voters ID said the old and existing voters register was bloated and contained names of non-Ghanaians and people who had died and therefore needed to be expunged.

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Jane Naana as Mahama’s running mate will hurt NDC – Executives

The call on former president John Mahama to consider a former minister of education Jane Naana Opoku Agyemang as his running mate has suffered a jolt.

Some National Democratic Congress (NDC) heavyweights have kicked against her candidature, arguing it will erode the gains made by the party over the years to win the hearts of voters, especially floating ones.

Naana Agyemang has been mentioned as one of the frontliners for the running mate slot alongside a former Managing Director of the Tema Oil Refinery, Kingsley Awuah-Darko, Cadman Mills, a former governor of Bank of Ghana, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor, MP for Korle Klorttey, Zanetor Rawlings among others.

Deep throat sources say influential personalities including some National Executive Council members have advised the flagbearer of the Umbrella Family to drop Naana Agyemang from his campaign plans for now because she does not have any base or constituency in the party.

“Until she was appointed an education minister, who knew her? The running mate position is a serious business and it should be someone who can rally people behind the flagbearer. Go to the North right now and mention her name and see if they’ve even heard of her before. Let’s get serious,” a party stalwart who wants to remain anonymous said.

“We need someone who resonates with votes. She’s a technocrat, but when it comes to the grassroots who knows Naana Opoku Agyemang. Apart from the University of Cape Coast where again does she have a base, even the education ministry it wasn’t everyone who knew her. We need someone who is for the masses,” another said.

Signals picked indicates that the anti-Opoku Agyemang faction within the party believes she caused a lot of disaffection for the party as education minister since it was during her tenure that the teachers’ trainee allowance was scrapped.

“The termination of the teachers allowance virtually brought the NDC on its knees ahead of the 2016 elections. The NPP capitalized on it and promised the people they’ll bring it back and that got a lot of teachers campaigning against us. Now the NPP has reinstated the allowances. You think the NPP will not incite teachers to use it against us when she is chosen as a running mate? It will not be the right decision for JM to have her on his cards.

“She failed us. If he would want to appoint her as a minister when we win that’s fine but as a running mate, no. That will be suicidal,” an executive said.

Another argument on the cards, according to party sources, is whether Ghana is ready for a female vice president.

“That will be brilliant and another first, but the question is, are we ready now? The answer is a big no. We’re not campaigning for the optics now. Getting a female running mate now will be a major blow for the party because we’ve to market that person to be a presidential candidate after JM and as it stands now Ghana is not ready for a female president let alone a running mate. Whatever we do now we have to think about the next four years. I think Jane is a no-no for now. We need someone who can move the masses.”

Mr. Mahama will be meeting NEC on Monday, June 6, 2020 to make a justification for his choice of running mate after which an announcement is expected by close of day.

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Gov’t investing a lot to help Ghana bounce back stronger – Prez. Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo says the government is investing a lot of money to ensure that Ghana’s economy bounces back stronger.

The economy has been badly hit by COVID-19 and one of the measures the government has put in place is to provide a Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP) Business Support Scheme.

The scheme was launched on May 19, 2020, at the Banquet Hall of the Jubilee House.

He said he is determined to do everything in his power to protect jobs at all levels of the Ghanaian economy.

    “I am passionate about the scheme working, the government is investing a lot in it and I am confident that the proper application of these funds will help our nation bounce back stronger and better than before”.

    “The business support programme is an integral part of the resilience and recovery plan which is being instituted by the government to ensure the renewal of economic activity and sustainance of livelihoods. We are determined to protect as many jobs as possible and to help as many businesses as possible get back on their feet” President Akufo-Addo added.

He also took the opportunity to urge all beneficiaries to make good use of the loans in other to help grow their businesses.

    “I urge all beneficiaries to use the funds received for the intended purpose so that together, we can work to grow our economy once again”

The loans come in two forms Adom microloans for smaller enterprises and the Anidasuo soft loans for larger enterprises.

In a televised address to the country on March 27, this year, President Akufo-Addo announced a GH¢1.2 billion Coronavirus Alleviation Programme (CAP) as part of enhanced measures to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on households, contain disruption to economic activities and to rescue and revitalise industries.

He also announced additional reliefs such as extension of tax filing date from April to June; two per cent reduction of interest rates by banks effective April 1, 2020, and grant of six months moratorium on principal repayment by banks to entities in the airline and hospitality industries.

The CAP, which was subsequently approved by Parliament on April 9, dedicated GH¢600 million as soft loans for businesses, especially those in the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) sector.

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BUHARI IS THE SPONSOR OF FULANI JIHADIST’S INVASION -GEN TY DANJUMA EXPLODES

Retired Lt. Gen. Theophilous Danjuma yesterday asked the people of Middle-Belt, South-West, South-South & South-East to forget all about 2019 Elections but to first fight back the Fulani murderous invaders and reclaim their lands which are now under Fulani occupation.

General Danjuma stated unambiguously that President Buhari is the direct founder and sponsor of Miyetti Allah and had concluded plans to provide safe heavens for all West African Fulanis in the entire SOUTH and the MIDDLE BELT. He made it clear that War had already been declared, going by the spate of relentless killings here and there, lamenting that helpless victims are predominantly Christians.

The retired General warned that Buhari has used Tinubu to divide South-West and that plans are underway to overrun Yoruba Kingdom and make them subordinate to Hausa-Fulani Oligarchy.

He equally lamented that from secrets file obtained, the conquest of Yoruba would commence as soon as they are through with Middle-Belt reqions. And that soonest they take hostage of Yoruba, their brothers from Sudan, Guinea, and other West African descent would combine to fight South-East and South-South.

Danjuma regretted that while the rest of Middle Belt and South are under invasion led by Army Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Buratai, our politicians are playing to the gallery, giving Buhari all necessary supports.

Danjuma opined that at present the Presidency has been taken over by Miyetti Allah and has vowed to retain Buhari in power even if it means shedding the blood of any opposition. Stating that should the people fail to rise now and put an end to this, either you are a moslem after 2019 or in Exile.

READ ALSO: Buhari Targets Obasanjo, IBB, Danjuma, Jonathan, others to be arrested – Fani-Kayode
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War has been going on in Taraba and parts of Jigawa States and hundreds are killed daily. In Kaduna few days ago more that 220 persons were killed by foreign mercinaries imported by Buhari’s Fulanis.

Information has it that Imo State shall be the hotbed because of its centralised location and once it is captured, the entire SE/SS is gone. And that Imo governorship election shall be used to ignite the Holocaust.

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NDC 420K filing fee: My doors are open for petitions – Ofosu-Ampofo

MPS4Mahama, a group of 94 Minority Members of Parliament who have declared their support for former President John Mahama’s bid to contest for the National Democratic Congress’ flag bearer slot ahead of the 2020 general elections, have so far mobilized 219 pledges of GHS1,000 each towards footing the GHS420,000 nomination and filing fee of the former president.

The biggest opposition party’s presidential primary is slated for 19 January 2019.

Sources close to the MPS4Mahama tell ClassFMonline.com that the group hopes to raise the GHS420,000 by Tuesday, 4 December.

Dubbed ‘Operation 420 people willing to contribute GHS1,000 for JM’, the MPS4Mahama has so far rallied and mobilized the following 219 volunteers who have each pledged GHS1,000 towards the Mahama campaign:

1. Fifi Kwetey
2. Shaibu Mahama
3. Cassiel Forson
4. Richard Acheapong
5. Thomas Ampem
6. Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwah
7. Kwesi Ahwoi
8. Omane Boamah
9. Alhassan Suhini
10. Felix Quakye Ofosu
11. Akuritinga Ayine
12. Felicia Adjei
13. Seth Terkper
14. Peter Nortsu-Kotoe
15. Oti Bless
16. Napare Dominic
17. Clement Apaak
18. Derek Ohene Bekoe
19. BT Baba
20. Rockson Etse Dafeamekpor
21. Malcom Yayah
22. Julius Debrah
23. Kwadjo Twum Boafo
24. Kwame Twum Boafo
25. Alex Gabby Hottordze
26. Charles Agbeve
27. Kwame Agbodza
28. Inusah Fuseini
29. Dr Lawrence Appiah
30. Roger Angsomwine
31. Nii Lante Vanderpuye
32. Yusif Suleiman
33. Okletey Terlabi
34. John Abdulai Jinapor
35. Naser Toure Mahama
36. Adam Mutawakilu
37. K Agyemang Mensah
38. Daniel Batidam
39. Mark Kurt Nawaane
40. Ras Mubarak
41. Sam Dzata George
42. Rudolf Amenga-Etego
43. Emmanuel Kwasi Bedzrah
44. Bernard Ahiafor
45. Geoffreh Kini
46. Aziz Muniru
47. Amin Amidu Sulemani
48. Hassan Ligbi
49. Tanko Ibrahim Abdul Rauf
50. Sampson Ahi
51. Akua Dokosi
52. Alhassan Mumuni Alhassan
53. Dr Hafez Adam
54. Francis Dakura
55. Marietta Appiah-Opong
56. Abdul-Aziz Mohammed
57. Bernice Adiku Heloo
58. Abraham Ferguson
59. Kofi Adams
60. Peter Mahama
61. Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe-Ghansah
62. Yusif jajah
63. Alhaasan Umar
64. Muhammad Bawah Braimah
65. Kwadwo Nyanpon Aboagye
66. Mathias Ntow
67. Eric Afful
68. Eric Osei-Owusu
69. Daniel Ashiamah
70. Linda Ocloo
71. James Agalga
72. Andrew Dari Chiwitey
73. Elizabeth Ofosu-Adjare
74. Joseph Yieleh Chireh
75. Dr. Valerie Sawyerr
76. Mrs. Esther Sawyerr
77. Mrs Sedina Tamakloe Ationu
78. Rev Albert Okpoti Botchway
79. Dr. Angela El Adas
80. Philip Dzandza
81. Kofi Buah
82. Peter Kwakye-Ackah
83. George Abradu-Otoo
84. Dr Mustapha Ahmed
85. Leeford Kpakpo Quarshie
86. Samuel Yaw Adusei
87. Osei Kwame Griffiths
88. Commander P. M.G. Griffiths
89. Samuel Sarpong
90. Rachel Appoh
91. Emmanuel Kwadwo Agyekum
92. Kirk Koffi
93. Nii Okai Laryea
94. Alhassan Sualihu Dandaawa
95. Aquinas Quansah
96. John Majisi
97. Tampi Acheampong
98. Eric Opoku
99. Alhaji Mohammed Masawud
100. Samuel A. Jabanyite
101. Albert Akuka Alalzuuga
102. Benjamin Komla Kpodo
103. Victor Bampoe
104. William Amuna
105. Siisi Quainoo
106. Rudolph Beckley
107. Stephen Ackah
108. Kay Simmonds
109. Brig Gen I.B. Quartey
110. Alex Mould
111. Dzifa Attivor
112. Laurene Sena Attivor
113. Robert kuganab-lem
114. Ade Coker
115. Moses Positive
116. Kwabena Donkor
117. Kenneth Adjei
118. Edward Bawa
119. Prof Naana Opoku Agyeman
120. Benjamin Dagadu
121. Ato Ahwoi
122. Prof Kwamina Ahwoi
123. Kwame Peprah
124. Kofi Totobi Quakyi
125. Stanislav Dogbe
126. Alh Amadu Gruzah Tanko
127. Andy Osei Okrah
128. Mahama Ayariga
129. William Dokosi
130. Samuel Dokosi
131. Joyce Bawa Mogtari
132. Betty Mould Iddrisu
133. Prof Kwesi Botchwey
134. Godfred Seidu Jasaw
135. Mohammed Ramadan
136. Della Sowah
137. William Ntow Boahene
138. Seyram Hiamabey Dogbe
139. Isaac Adjei Mensah
140. Commodore Steve Obimpeh
141. James Agyening Boateng
142. Senyo Tsagli
143. Osman Kitoe
144. Limuna Mohammed Muniru
145. Tony Aubynn
146. Joshua N. Annan
147. Alhaji Abdul-Rahman Harruna Attah.
148. Aaron Fiagbedzi Goza
149. Kwesi Sainti Baffoe Bonnie
150. Prosper Bani
151. Prof Bani
152. Mustapha Abubakar
153. Dzifa Gomashie
154. Justice Michael Baffoe
155. Vincent Kuagbenu
156. Kwabena Mintah Akandoh
157. Ato Sarpong
158. William Vinyo
159. Lydia Lariba Bawa
160. Brig. Gen. Martin KG Ahiaglo
161. Mawuena Trebarh
162. Larie Attah
163. Mark Woyongo
164. Alhaji Baba Seidu Issifu
165. Ibrahim Jajah
166. Baba Warabeba and Co
167. Conrad Dumbah
168. Chris Ackummey
169. Mavis Frimpong
170. Akwasi Oppong Fosu
171. George Loh
172. Prince Derek Adjei
173. Isaac Adongo
174. Alex Adomako Mensah
175. Moses Asaga
176. Alhaji Cole Younger
177. Mawusi Dzirasa
178. Osman Ayariga
179. Joshua Borah
180. Briamah Saaka Mahama
181. Emilia Arthur
182. Alhaji Nash
183. Kofi Vinyo
184. Alhaji Saaed Sinare
185. Afua Adoboe
186. Joycelyn Tetteh
187. Albert Abongo
188. Mark Oliver Kevor
189. Edward Derry
190. Desmond Donkor
191. Yakubu Mumuni
192. Kofi Adoli
193. Billey Tahiru
194. Alain Gbeasor
195. John Henry Martey Newman.
196. Eric Essuah
197. E Dawood Mensah
198. Mike Mwimbe Dery
199. Okoe Vanderpuye
200. Harry Zakour
201. Brig Gen Musah Whajah (rtd)
202. Michael Kpessah Whyte
203. Justice Buah
204. Vivian A. Brown
205. Paulina Atwima Mensah
206. Alhaji Collins Dauda
207. Clement Kofi Humado
208. Frank Awuku
209. Richard Anamoo
210. Atukwei Sam
211. Nii John Coleman
212. Maurice Abisa-Seidu
213. Elijah Timob
214. Brig Gen. George Partington
215. Ms. Elaine Quaye
216. Nana Yaw Sakyi
217. Dr Raphael Tufuor
218. Jude Tufuor
219. Dr Stephen Tufuor

Apart from the 219, the immediate-past Ashaiman Constituency Chairman of the NDC, Shaddad Umar Jallo, has also promised to pay half of the GHS400,000 filing fee for former president John Mahama.

According to Mr Jallo, his decision to support the former president is borne out of love for him coupled with his ability to win political power for the NDC in the 2020 elections.

In an exclusive interview with Class News’ Ibrahim Obeng-Mensah, Mr Jallo refuted an assertion that the flag bearer race is now for the highest bidder.

Explaining further, Mr Jallo argued that all aspirants who cannot raise the GHS400,000 filing fee are not eligible to lead the NDC to be president.

“When I heard about it, I said it’s good because the party needs money to run the party. If somebody likes John Mahama in this country, I’m the first person because I used my 4 x 4 car and branded it John Mahama because I want John Mahama to come back so we can take power from the NPP in 2020.”

“Nobody can take power for the party in 2020 than John Mahama. Because of that, this GHS400,000, I Shaddad Jallo, I’ll make sure that I’ll pay half of that money for John Mahama because I love him, I want him to come back to take power for us in 2020.”

Furthermore, a group of spare parts dealers at Abossey Okai have also pledged to pay half of the amount for Mr Mahama.

The NDC at its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Thursday, 29 November at the party’s headquarters in Accra, resolved that all male flag bearer aspirants are expected to pay GHS400,000 as filing fee while female flag bearer aspirants are to pay GHS200,000 and persons with disability aspiring to the same position are to pay GHS150,000.

Critics, including some of the flag bearer aspirants, have slammed the “exorbitant” filing fee.

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There is no Mahama faction in the NDC – Man-Mahama is the NDC’s 2020 Message

Some politicians have now developed habit of factions in almost every sphere, and it mostly happen within the parties circles. Going by the popular dictum ‘united we stand, divided we fall’s.Undoubtedly, no group within the NDC can achieve anything significant without unity, particularly in elections, as political party implies the coming together of a group of people that shares the same passion, ideologies, aspirations and inclinations to hijack the instrumentalities of power.

But if party members including persons aspiring to lead the party [NDC] who are supposed to be united for the purpose of hijacking power allow rancor, selfish interest, acrimony or differences to enter their midst and cause distraction or derailment, the purpose of their political aspiration and the party’s target to recapture power in 2020 will automatically become futile and fruitless. Some of the party’s stalwarts including some seeking to lead the NDC in 2020, have been fanning the flame of divisions and promoting a schism among the rank and file.

We must not be surprised if we later find out that some of the respected party persons including some who are aspiring to lead the party are perpetrators of this politics of functionalism.

But my advice now is for those who call themselves supporters of the party to make sure they lead by bury that mindset because it is becoming a bad trend in the party and it’s a threat to our principles and values as a party. It is as if people cannot come together while ignoring selfish interest, to act in concert in order to achieve set out goals.

John Mahama, doe not need formation of groups or factions to survive or win the flag bearer contest. He has no faction within the NDC and has genuinely demonstrated that neutrality from day one. He has stated time and time again that having dissent voices in political parties and people expressing the desire to contest for vacant positions or contesting for party positions is not new in our polity. He concentrated the first half of his post 2016 election on the party’s reorganization process and joined the party’s leadership and the grassroots in their reorganization drive. Taking a look at historical antecedents, it reveals how some self centered party persons out of their insatiable maniac for power, and inordinate passion for public position, inexplicable arrogance, and sordid ambitions caused cracks in the party thereby allowing lizards to enter. Some broke away to form their political parties because of internal disagreements, some defected to the Npp and some channelled their energies and resources into forming groups to undermine the party’s unity and progress. Before Prof Mills’ demise some of these elements exerted intense pressure on then Vice President Mahama to contest his boss because of the latter’s health challenges. Mr Mahama furiously rejected that call and openly stated his unflinching support for his Boss’s second term move. This singular act of loyalty to Prof caused serious rift between Mr Mahama and those who pushed the anti Mills agenda. It is ‘crystal clear’ that John Mahama will lead the NDC in the 2020 contest. John Mahama himself is very much aware of this eventuality so will not do anything negative to create unnecessary tension and disaffection amongst the rank and file.

The battle in 2020 is not going to be a battle between the NDC and the Npp as it had always been. Ghanaians are going to give their verdict on Akufo Addo’s performance using John Mahama’s performance as their marking scheme. For the first time in the history of Ghana, a defeated incumbent is going to have an open opportunity to seek for reelection and also defend his policies. Grover Cleveland, Kerekuo etc who hard the opportunity to defend their policies in their second attempts, won their second reelection attempts convincingly.

Recent developments in Ghana do not show that we are moving towards a better Ghana, but they show that at least people are thinking. Ghanaians are now becoming conscious that what we have is not ideal, that what we have is not good, that what we have is not working, that the government we have is dysfunctional government. Ghanaians are reflecting on the state of the nation.

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AKUFO-ADDO, SUPER INCOMPETENT, BAWUMIA AN EMBARRASSMENT

It was clear in their first hundred days in office that Mr Akufo Addo would be an incompetent president and his Vice, an embarrassment. But over the past 18 months, the President has proven himself to be a dangerously incompetent President and his Vice, an embarrassment. Competence is determined or assessed by the output of what you make with the assignment you are given. Does this country, the way it is now, look like a country that is being competently governed? The President’s incompetence is shown in every segment of our lives as a nation. The economy is in crisis, businesses are collapsing, banks are collapsing, businesses are laying off workers. Is that a foot of a competent leadership? If that is the situation, then, it means that we have gotten worse than we were when he took over the reins of power in 2016. Then it is very obvious that he is incompetent as leader to manage corporate Ghana.

President Akufo Addo and Dr Bawumia, inherited a Ghana rated second in terms of size of economy in west Africa. A Ghana rated number one in terms of human development index, A Ghana rated second to South Africa in terms of electricity expansion and supply, second in terms of potable water supply. Mahama bequeathed to them a Ghana with the second most stable currency in West Africa. A Ghana projected to grow by 8+ percent between 2017 and 2018. A Ghana with excess power. Take a look the insecurity situation in the country and the display of impunity by miscreants operating under the guise of vigilantism. The hapless incompetence of Akufo Addo and his Vice is virtually impossible to exaggerate. Yet, some sycophants still support and campaign for their reelection by covering his monumental failures and incompetence with absurd and bizarre excesses.

WHAT DO YOU THINK CAN BE DONE TO CHANGE THE SITUATION?

Ghana’s destiny lies in our hands, but the people willing to mortgage their destinies by selling their conscience and vote is disheartening, a people who are resistant to freedom are impossible to liberate. John Mahama, the achiever, the man whose achievements and record are making things extremely difficult for Nana and Bawumia, is coming back to liberate Ghanaians from the hardship they find themselves.

TRIBALISM AND NEPOTISM

Akufo Addo’s policy of nepotism and tribal patronage is no longer news, the news is that, why is Ghanaians including Prof Adei and all who vehemently attacked Mahama over same allegation, tolerating that under Akufo Addo? We have a legislature, judiciary and civil society organizations who ought to check the excesses of the executive arm of government, why is the President getting away with these acts of impunity unchallenged? The questions we should be asking ourselves are ; why are citizens docile? Why are the parliamentarians (majority) scared? Why is the judiciary and the security agencies being cowed. And would a democratic system with all the organs in place tolerate that tyrannical tendencies and actions of a supposedly elected democratic President? Can we juxtapose tyranny and democracy and pretend that we are operating a democratic system? Aikido Addo represents what democracy is not and we must learn to say no, we are a country governed by law, ours is a constitutional democracy. He cannot operate Ghana as a kingdom where the proclamation of the King are laws. We have our set of laws including how bonds are issued, procurement procedures etc.

The anti corruption fight he trumpeted in opposition is nothing but a gimmick to silence dissenting and opposition voices. You cannot be fighting corruption by being brutally corrupt.

What difference is the Npp going to make if voted into power in 2020 polls? Ghanaians are totally committed to give power to the youngster generation after assessing what they saw under young Mahama and aged Akufo Addo (Mr Misled) Ghanaians have discovered that those our fathers have failed this nation in governance. Ghanaians want a change. The Npp at all levels have failed this nation terribly including its stronghold Ashanti Region.

It is time to take our destinies in our own hands. If we sell it now or misuse it because of tribal permutations, next generation to come would not forgive us. We cannot be cowed again. They cannot deceive us again. We are tied of policy of broken promises; there is no success in an ocean of failure. As far as Ghanaians are concerned, Akufo Addo is a superly incompetent.

JOHN MAHAMA IS BACK..HAPPINESS IS NEAR.. DEVELOPMENT IS NEAR. .

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Tamale Teaching Hospital strike over attacks by NPP boys

The Kandahar Boys said under the watch of Dr. Alkolbila, the Tamale Teaching Hospital is deteriorating.

Staff of the Tamale Teaching Hospital have laid down their tools over what they describe as unnecessary interference in the administration of the hospital by pro-government hoodlums.
Doctors, laboratory scientists, nurses and midwives of the hospital have all refused to render their services due to the recent attack by Kandahar Boys on the Chief Executive Officer.

The youth, who attacked the hospital, accused the CEO of adopting a habit of issuing threats to staff, engaging in procurement breaches and neglecting the purchase of key hospital consumables such as examination gloves, needles and syringes, among others.

The Kandahar Boys said under the watch of Dr. Alkolbila, the Tamale Teaching Hospital is deteriorating.

They accused the CEO of adopting a habit of issuing threats to staff, engaging in procurement breaches and neglecting the purchase of key hospital consumables such as examination gloves, needles and syringes, among others.

But the nurses and midwives, in a press statement on Tuesday, 14 August 2018, said: “We are by this release registering our utmost disgust in respect of the recent happenings at the Tamale Teaching Hospital regarding the invasion, manhandling and locking of the office of the CEO of the hospital.

“We are particularly worried that this is not the first time such a thing is happening in TTH. Past CEOs like Dr Nsia Asare, Dr Tapang, Dr Kenneth Sagoe, Dr Prosper Akanbong and now Dr David Kolbilla, have all suffered this violent act from lawless groups of people within Tamale without any repercussions.”

“We, as nurses and midwives of the hospital, condemn these acts of lawlessness that have bedevilled the institution over the past years. Many nurses, midwives and other staff, have faced brutalities over the years at the hospital at the hands of these lawless groups”.

The Northern Regional Minister Salifu Saeed has appealed to the health workers to resume work as government addresses their concerns.

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Sammy Gyamfi launches campaign for NDC National Communications Officer

The race for the leadership of the main opposition political party is getting hotter by day as new faces continue to express their interest to take over the mantle.

The latest to officially announce his participation in the contest as an aspirant is Sammy Gyamfi, a dynamic and intelligent communicator of the National Democratic Congress who is vying for the position of National Communications Officer.

He launched his campaign on the 31st July, 2018 at the Odododiodio Constituency in the Greater-Accra region which was attended by a huge number of NDC activists and sympathizers.

A section of the audience told ghanapoliticsonline.com that Sammy Gyamfi is undoubtedly the kind of Communication Officer the NDC needs to direct its communication machinery and articulate the need for Ghanaians to reject the ruling New Patriotic Party and vote the National Democratic Congress into power in the 2020 general elections.

Sammy Gyamfi who has been a grassroot member of the Party started his main political activities as a student leader and rose through the ranks as a Public Relations Officer of the Tertiary Education Institutional Network of the NDC KNUST branch and subsequently became the president. He was later appointed as the Personal Aide and Spokesperson to the former Kumasi Mayor, Hon Kojo Bonsu.

At a time the National Democratic Congress was largely thought to be weak and broken but Sammy Gyamfi and some other young faces like Baba Musa Imoro, Alex Asafo Agyei, Abass Nurudeen and others seem to have revived the zeal and hope amongst sympathizers of the NDC with their smart communication skills.

Sammy Gyamfi is rumored to be backed by some top shots in the party and is loved across the country for his smart and diligent analysis of socio-political issues.