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Opinions of Saturday, 5 December 2015

Columnist: Adofo, Rockson

As the Biblical Abimelech was to the People of Shechem

, so is President Mahama to Ghanaians


Happily, God is unceasingly enlightening His vessel, Rockson Adofo, by the day, to reveal hidden secrets that will bring awareness to the people of Ghana. Through one of God's formidable ways of revealing Himself and secrets to humankind in answer to their prayers and supplications, He did manifest Himself to me in a miraculous way on the night of Tuesday, 1 December 2015, asking me to convey a clear message to Ghanaians and especially, to President John Dramani Mahama. To Ghanaians, it is a revelation of message of comfort but to the President, it is a warning.

I was given the message of Abimelech to tell to Ghanaians, if only they will care to understand. As Abimelech was to the people of Shechem, so wicked, dishonest and murderous, so is President Mahama to the people of Ghana.

The entire story is found in Judges 9 – "The Rise and Fall of Abimelech" or at the underlying web link. http://www.enduringword.com/commentaries/0709.htm.

As Abimelech played on the familial sentiments of his mother's brothers, and spoke with them and with all the family of the house of his mother's father, saying, "Please speak in the hearing of all the men of Shechem: 'Which is better for you, that all seventy of the sons of Jerubbaal reign over you, or that one reign over you?' Remember that I am your own flesh and bone." And his mother's brothers spoke all these words concerning him in the hearing of all the men of Shechem; and their heart was inclined to follow Abimelech, for they said, "He is our brother," so is President Mahama whipping up tribal sentiments in his favour when he goes to the northern parts of Ghana, saying, "I am your kindred so vote for me".

As Abimelech's family members kept spreading the message, persuading the people of Shechem to support his ambition to rule Schechem, so similarly are some people from the north carrying out the tribal messages from President Mahama. They keep entreating people to vote for him because he originates from the north and from their roots. They are less interested in issues relating to his personal background like being clueless, incompetent, nepotistic and an avidly infatuated with corruption hence ruining Ghana in an unprecedented manner.

As Abimelech became so corrupt, aggressive and power conscious, using all brutal means to achieve his wicked objectives, so is President Mahama seemingly resorting to all foul means possible to stay in power? He has engaged the services of inimically badmouthing radio phone-in serial callers to throw dust into people's eyes by lying to Ghanaians without ceasing.

Abimelech never took advice from anybody but pursued his own selfish and wicked roles with intent to achieving greatness and fame in the eyes of the people. Is it not the same thing that President Mahama with the support of NDC is doing; having probably secretly arranged for NPP's headquarters to be raided and ransacked and also saying whoever has never been the President of Ghana before has no right to advise him?

President Mahama sees himself as the Omnipotent, Omniscient and Omnipresent Ghana Overlord because he has the unflinching support of the NDC party and the country's armed forces so he can get away with mistreating the populace with impunity. However, the fate of Abimelech can happen to him if he does not reverse course but continues to behave so corruptly wickedly towards the people of Ghana.

What fate happened to Abimelech, one may ask? "Then Abimelech went to Thebez, and he encamped against Thebez and took it. But there was a strong tower in the city, and all the men and women; all the people of the city; fled there and shut themselves in; then they went up to the top of the tower. So Abimelech came as far as the tower and fought against it; and he drew near the door of the tower to burn it with fire. But a certain woman dropped an upper millstone on Abimelech's head and crushed his skull. Then he called quickly to the young man, his armour-bearer, and said to him, "Draw your sword and kill me, lest men say of me, 'A woman killed him.' " So his young man thrust him through, and he died. And when the men of Israel saw that Abimelech was dead, they departed, every man to his place"

"Thus God repaid the wickedness of Abimelech, which he had done to his father by killing his seventy brothers. And all the evil of the men of Shechem God returned on their own heads, and on them came the curse of Jotham the son of Jerubbaal"

The death of Ghanaians through the bad, wicked and intentionally corrupt policies by President Mahama will be a curse to him and the evil of the NDC will return on their heads, so the revelations go.

It is up to President Mahama to decide if he will still forge ahead with his plans to connive with the Electoral Commission and some rogues like Akua Donkor, some NDC activists, media houses, armed forces and his agents and assigns to thwart God's plans for the people of Ghana.

I pray President Mahama reflects on the revelations by reading Judges 9 as well as the web link quoted above.

Rockson Adofo