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Politics of Saturday, 30 March 2019


Akufo-Addo my cousin, not Uncle - Gabby Otchere-Darko clarifies

Gabby Otchere-Darko and President Akufo-Addo Gabby Otchere-Darko and President Akufo-Addo

Influential founder of Danquah Institute, Gabby Asare Otchere Darko who has been perceived as nephew of President Akufo-Addo, has revealed he and the President are cousins.

Gabby is believed to be the official gatekeeper and advisor of Akufo-Addo on all the juicy contracts in all government sectors, making him the man to see when you want President Akufo-Addo to take an action on anything.

In a post sighted by to celebrate his cousin President Akufo-Addo’ birthday, Gabby shared a picture he took with the President at a party with the caption: “when I grow up, sir, I want to be like you… minus the presidency! I pray to hit 75 and have your strength – of mind, body and spirit. Happy birthday, Cuz!”

He wrote:

“You are indeed blessed! To be 75 and this strong – still strong on your convictions; strong with hunger to get things done; strong on wisdom; strong in passion; strong on compassion; strong on love for country; strong in believing in the Ghanaian; strong in your determination to make a difference; strong mentally; strong in health; strong in your belief in God. Happy Birthday Addo D!”