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Update on Finance minister designate, Ken Ofori-Atta’s health condition – ghanapublisher.com

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On Sunday, February 14, 2021, the Ministry of Finance issued a communiqué captioned, “KEN OFORI-ATTA OFF TO THE USA FOR MEDICAL CARE”. “After recovering from COVID-19 last December, Mr. Ofori-Atta has had medical complications which doctors advise, require further investigations not currently available in Ghana”, a portion of the statement read.

This news, since last night which ordinarily should elicit goodwill messages to the Minister has sadly generated unpleasant commentary among the public, particularly among NDC social media activists. The minister’s critics say the Minister has traveled abroad because the Akufo-Addo led government which he serves has failed to build and equip local Hospitals with ultramodern facilities to battle the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.

Some have gone to the extent of pronouncing the Minister-designate dead, compelling his Personal Assistant, Michael Asare-Bediako to release on social media a photograph of his indisposed boss in the U.S.A, moments after he touched down from the Delta 157 Airline to clear all doubts.

For the records, Ken Ofori Atta is ALIVE. He’s not dead as the evil plotters will want the public to believe. He’s in high spirit and will undergo his medical review as scheduled.

It must be stated for purposes of argument that NO Airline in the world will fly a patient with an infectious disease like Ebola, Tuberculosis, Meningitis etc, let alone the DEADLY COVID-19.

It is for this reason why the child of a popular Ghanaian politician (name withheld) died abroad supposedly because the country of residence at the time would not allow the child to be ‘medevaced’ (medical evacuation) overseas just because they thought the child had meningitis which is infectious. It was later found to be malaria by which time the “poor” child had died.

Narrowing down to Ken Ofori-Atta’s medical leave and COVID-19 treatments, it must be emphasized that in order to board any flight overseas, the Airline requires a negative test within 48 hours of flying from passengers.

Again, no hospital or consultant in a country like the US will attend to a COVID-19 patient from overseas. The patient must have had two(2) consecutive negative tests in the spate of 2-3 weeks. This is a prerequisite condition which can’t be compromised.

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That said, the point must also be made that Ken Ofori Atta has been seeing specialists for his medical treatment for decades. There’s nothing unusual about what he’s sought to do this time. It’s rather unfortunate people will go to the extent of wishing him dead.

Get well soon, Mr. Ofori-Atta.

By Sir-Obama Pokuase
No. 345 Baobab Street

Source: www.ghanapublisher.com

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I’ve recently been defrauded to the tune of $7 million – Kennedy Agyapong laments

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Assin Central Member of Parliament, Kennedy Agyapong, has disclosed that he has landed in a botched business that has seen him swindled to the tune of US$7 million by a young man.

According to him, in the line of business, no matter how shrewd a person is; losses and other challenges can pop up but that it was how a person handles it that determines how good a businessperson they are.

GhanaWeb monitored comments Agyapong made on Net2 TV’s ‘The Attitude’ show on August 20 where he revealed that the ‘fraudsters’ who are messing with him will soon know who they are up against.

“Even for me, things are not so smooth for me as you think. I told you last week that I have bought machines worth 7 million dollars for some young boys, they have swindled me, they are still on it, they haven’t changed.

“Their time will come, my message is that when I was advancing them the money to buy the canon machines, if that was all I had, I wouldn’t have given them that money. So I will eat, what pains me is that a 39-year-old boy will swindle me, a 61-year-old man.”

According to him, now that he is plotting to hit back at the fraudsters, “people are begging, people are still begging. People I respect are begging, you see why Ghana is not progressing?” he quizzed.

He vowed to go after the boys and to collapse their business, a fight back that he said he had started by cutting their sources of supply and business.

Agyapong, however, remains undaunted by the incident, stressing that he will continue to run his businesses and to make investments because that was a sign of a businessman who understands the ups and downs that come with the trade.

“I will not let them demoralize me…. I’m still investing. I am business-wise already but I have grown wiser. If you see a Ghanaian dying, let him die…. Nana Boadu (he gave the names of one of the boys) will not know what is coming upon him.

“But I will not let those boys collapse me, they are very evil, I know of two but I am told they are three… I will retrieve every pesewa of mine from those small boys, they will never swindle me this badly.

“I will take action and I don’t care, because I will not let him take me for granted ever. I usually pass my hand over my head. My head is boiling because I am so pained that the boys have been able to swindle me that bad,” he lamented.

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Chaos: Agbogbloshie scrap dealers fires shots at police over de-congestion exercise – ghanapublisher.com

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The scrap dealers at Agbogbloshie in Accra are resisting the decongestion exercise by the Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council.

The scrap dealers and onion traders at Agbogbloshie are being relocated to Adjen Kotoku to help free the congestion in the central business district of Accra as part of the agenda “Make Accra work again” initiated by the Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr Henry Quartey.

Graphic Online’s reporter Joshua Bediako Koomson who is with the team undertaking the exercise reports that the de-congestion exercise started Thursday morning was moving smoothly until the team arrived at the scrap dealers section.

The dealers set used vehicle tyres ablaze in protest against their removal from the spot.

According to our reporter Joshua Bediako, “They are firing shots and throwing stones at the security personnel.”

“They also started burning tyres”, he added.

He said the exercise aimed at removing onion traders and scrap dealers to Adjen Kotoku was peaceful until they reached the scrapyard.

The scrap dealers argued that they were not served any notice to vacate the place.

“So the military had to intervene by firing warning shots to disperse them,” he added.

Source: graphiconline

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Calm down and support Prez. Akkufo Addo – Nana B to Ejura Youth – ghanapublisher.com

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NPP YOUTH WING APPEALS TO EJURA YOUTH TO CALM DOWN, SUPPORTS PREZ AKUFO-ADDO’s DIRECTIVE FOR PUBLIC INQUIRY

The National Youth wing of the New Patriotic Party has learned with profound concern reports of the alleged murder of Ibrahim Mohammed aka Kaaka and the unfortunate death of two protesters in Ejura in the Ashanti Region.

At the outset, we condemn in no uncertain terms the alleged mob attack that led to the untimely death of Kaaka and also the use of disproportionate force by the joint security force against the rampaging youth in Ejura.

We sincerely sympathize with the families of the deceased and pray that the good Lord comfort and strengthen them in the difficult times they find themselves.

As agonizing and regrettable as the death of these three individuals are, the Youth wing, in all humility, appeals to the youth in Ejura to calm down and tread a path that engenders peace, love and unity to honor the memories of the dead.

As youth we hold the key to the future of our great nation and we cannot jeopardize this great task by resorting to instant retaliation and violence which threatens the peaceful coexistence in our country.

We welcome and support the directive from H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to the Minister of Interior, Hon. Ambrose Dery, MP, to immediately conduct Public Inquiry into the circumstances that led to the unfortunate occurrences on Tuesday, 29th June, 2021.

Again, we add on to the numerous calls on the Police to expedite investigations into the unfortunate death of Kaaka and serve justice to him and the bereaved family by bringing the perpetrators to book.

That said, It is deeply worrying that the opposition NDC seeks to use these very unfortunate and tragic occurrences as an opportunity to undermine the peace and progress we have collectively attained in almost 30 years of our democracy, admired and spoken about in the Sub-Region.

As citizens of Ghana and as Youth, it is our duty to denounce and condemn such statements which rather weakens our strength as a nation in fighting atrocious acts.

We must take up the call for social justice in an appropriate manner which ensures that all are protected and we contribute in the collective effort to support the peace process.

Once again, we solemnly commiserate with the families, friends and loved ones of the deceased and wish the injured a speedy recovery.

Thank you
…Signed…

Henry Nana Boakye
(National Youth Organizer, NPP)

 

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