Ace Journalist, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako has chided previous President John Dramani Mahama for guaranteeing the decision New Patriotic Party (NPP) has been setting out on a ”sakawa” grass cutting of activities.
The Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Mahama, talking at the gathering’s Town Hall meeting held in Kumasi scrutinized the NPP’s pledge to finish the activities saying it’s every one of the a ploy to increase appointive preferred position.
Sakawa Sod Cutting
Mr. Mahama raised warnings over legitimacy of the NPP’s grass cutting, affirming there is no financing for them.
He accepted the NPP is simply pulling fleece over Ghanaian’s eyes.
To support his point and not as an indication of blowing his own horn, the ex-president uncovered that he pledged during his residency not to commission ventures until temporary workers have moved to the locales of the particular tasks, and he has been dedicated to that guarantee.
“I gained from an emergency clinic venture in Upper East when I was Vice President. Since that venture, I revealed to myself I will never cut grass until I have seen a temporary worker at the site. Nowadays you see the President and Vice President cutting turf wherever with no contractual worker there.
”Nananom, in the event that they go to your town to cut turf for a venture pose them two inquiries, let them let you know whether the task were caught under the 2020 financial plan or whether parliament has endorsed a credit for the undertaking. In the event that they’re not able to reply, at that point it implies the turf cutting is a trick, this is a direct result of the races. It is sakawa or 419”, he expressed.
The NDC flagbearer offered these remarks with respect to the ongoing turf cutting functions by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the beginning of activities.
Sorting the Records Out
Kweku Baako, tending to the issue on Peace FM’s ”Kokrokoo”, looked to uncover the genuine trick between ventures by President Nana Akufo-Addo and that of Ex-President John Mahama.
He revealed that, not at all like President Akufo-Addo who does due ingenuity before cutting grasses, Ex-President Mahama was liable of cutting certain turfs during his organization for discretionary purposes as it were.
Mr. Baako, who is known for his perfect record keeping, went into his chronicles and pulled out volumes of legitimate reports to back his affirmations.
He implied Mr. Mahama cutting turf for the development of stage two of the Kumasi International Airport in 2016 however focused on it was unnecessary and unmerited in light of the fact that no appropriate arrangements had been made for the venture to emerge.
”My checks show that that specific turf cutting was unnecessary. It had no genuine establishment since it’s actual Parliamentary endorsement for that specific advance office had been affected however there were conditions point of reference which were spread out that without that the arrangements won’t come into power. Some were an incentive for cash review and others were that he should consent to the advance arrangement before they can continue with the development. At the time he cut the grass, the financing arrangements had not been agreed upon. Without a doubt, these things were done in 2018.
”My own checks and documentations I have gotten to, highlight the way that the primary turf cutting was for absolutely appointive purposes. Goodness yes! It was totally ridiculous. There was no reason for it; no establishment for it except for they cut the grass on fifth December 2016…It was absolutely pointless however it was accomplished for as I said discretionary purposes”, he said