The Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, who doubles as Member of Parliament (MP) for Nalerigu/Gambaga in the Northern Region says President Akufo-Addo remains committed to his manifesto promise of ensuring the election of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs), to boost development in local areas.
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is calling on President Akufo-Addo to immediately dismiss Minister for Education Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, popularly known as NAPO, for allegations he made against the party and their flagbearer John Mahama.
The Education Minister Matthew Opoku Prempeh is alleging that the chaos witnessed at the Black Stars Square concerning the Computerised School Selection and Placement System for Senior High Schools (SHS) process was stage-managed.
The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako, aka Wontumi, has accused former President John Mahama and some elements in the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) of showing disrespect to the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II.
The opposition National Democratic Congress’ (NDC’s) General Secretary, Johnson Asiedu Nketia (aka General Mosquito) has suggested President John Mahama listens to wise counsel, unlike President Akufo-Addo, who he claims rejected Asantehene’s counsel to concede defeat after the 2012 General Elections, when he was a candidate.
The Spokesperson of Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu Baffour Hyiaman Brentuo VI, says former President John Mahama will be an ingrate if he underrates the interventions the Ashanti king has made in his political career so far.
The Asante Youth Association have come out to condemn the press statement released by the office of former President John Mahama denying the involvement of the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II in his decision to concede defeat in the 2016 polls.
The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) Johnson Asiedu Nketia says the ruling New Patriotic Party is deliberately using Otumfuo Osei Tutu II's comments to divert attention from pressing issues confronting Ghanaians.
President Akufo-Addo, says Government, in recognition of the difficulties and dangers confronting police personnel in the discharge of their duties, is committed to resourcing the Police Service, in terms of provision of adequate personnel and logistics, to enable them deliver on their core mandate.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Asante Akyem South Constituency of the Ashanti Region is reported to have suspended some polling station executives within the party for allegedly supporting the parliamentary candidature of renowned Hiplife musician, Mr Bice Osei Kuffour (aka Obour).
The Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation Yaw Addo Frimpong has called on political leaders and all stakeholders to support the Jospong group of companies.
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has demanded proof that the President Akufo-Addo led government has saved Ghana GHS 2.7 billion by rejecting sole-sourced contracts, during a press conference on Tuesday, September 10, 2019.
The National Democratic Congress, NDC Communications Director Mr Sammy Gyamfi says President Akufo-Addo was not honest in his comments on corruption at the Conference of the Ghana Bar Association, in Takoradi, in the Western Region.