With the incessant calls on President Akufo-Addo to hurriedly implement and prove ways his administration would sustain the free Senior High School (SHS) promise that catapulted him into power, the founder of the Jesus Generation Ministries has called on those behind the calls to exercise restraint as the president builds his team to deliver his promise.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured that his government will fund the cost of public Senior High Schools for all those who qualify for entry from the 2017/2018 academic year onwards.
Although the president has given his assurance, Rt Rev Dr. Nana Anyani-Boadum, opines that the president, shouldn’t feel pressurize by the public to implement the free SHS promise.
ECOWAS is preparing for a combat action following President Yahaya Jammeh’s refusal to hand over power to Adama Barrow.
The instability in the Gambia continues to divide opinion over whether to use diplomacy to lure him out of power or subject him to brute force.
Founder of the Jesus Generation Ministries, Rt Rev Dr. Nana Anyani-Boadum, has urged West African leaders to refrain from shedding blood in the removal of Yahaya Jammeh from office.
In an interview with Peacefmonline.com, the renowned preacher noted that history has taught Jammeh not to place his faith in West African leaders.
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I am not a prophet of doom neither am I a clairvoyant to predict the outcome of the 2016 parliamentary and presidential elections but events foreshadowing the elections suggest that we are going to have a worrisome election as the time approaches.
People who feel overly desperate, for whatever reason, can do the most dangerous things.
When a person is so desperate for political power, that person has the tendency to act in ways that can undermine the stability of the nation.
Why is it that election periods in Ghana are always fretting times?
The period is always marked by unsavory utterances, trickery, provocative communication, and all kinds of activities that have the tendency of sparking mayhem in our society.
“The wisdom of the few may be the light of mankind; but the interest of the few is not the profit of mankind.” – (James Harrington)
This above quotation underscores the essence of the Ghanaian populace working to protect its own interest, as against differing that to Political Parties.
And, in the light of growing tensions and liberal resort to violence by political activists at the least pretense due to misinformation, it is not preposterous to strongly recommend to the Electoral Commission (EC), as a matter of urgency, to take the position to make public, the decisions and summary conclusions of its meetings with the Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC).
Originally Published, June 13, 2012
Dominant attitudes in all pervading cultures have ways of signalling whether the society is growing, declining or self-destructing. When we assess our political behaviour and practice from 1992 to date, within the general context of our political milieu, the question must be asked, what society are we seeking to leave behind for the next generation? Are we fostering the building of a cohesive society based on unity and trust or a society that lives in suspicion and fear of each other? Do we have people with true democratic mindset to be in charge of this country, Ghana?
The actions and utterances of politicians who seek to rule this country, must always personify the aspirations of our country, like education, provision of electrical energy to power our economy, modernization of the economy, science and technology, the fight against ignorance, the need to overturn the human resource deficit in our medical and educational institutions, and manage public expenditure in a more prudent manner by eliminating waste and corruption in the civil service. Political parties as civil society organizations are engineered for this purpose.