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Opinions of Thursday, 30 January 2020

Columnist: Kumasi Abrantie, Contributor

Kumasi Abrantie takes it easy on Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu

REALLY??? Could it have been that the majority leader was only being boastful or trying g to flex his muscles?? Well it could be the two. But that not withstanding, I must say he goofed big time with his uncultured words and jealousy.

I Kumasi Abrantie for one believes he actually wants to know who and how relevant Dr. Amoako Tuffuor is in the party and in this country. I will gladly do him the honours of briefing him about who this renowned politician is...

First, does he know anything about Tuffuor vrs Attorney General? All knowledgeable lawyers and politicians know about this case.He stood up by ensuring that the President of the day could not sack the then Chief Justice,Akpalo, and he won the case,and his lawyer is with utmost respect, the President of the Republic of Ghana today.Talk of political savey and boldness and a fighter for democracy.

Second, Dr Kwame Amoako Tuffuor is a Founding Member of the New Patriotic Party. He is part of the first 21 people who came together and signed to establish the NPP to where it is today.

Third, Dr Amoako Tuffuor is a Funding Member, note the word, *FUNDING* not founding, of the party who has remained very supportive in all spheres of the party right from its birth till date and still doing so...Just investigate this especially in Ashanti Region. That is why people hail him and go to him for advice and direction, and despise people like Kyei Mensah Bonsu who is mean and unfriendly.

Fourth, Dr Amoako Tuffuor is a Member of the National Council of the Party, the highest authority one can ever assume in the rank and file of the NPP. Man, if I'm not mistaken, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu is in for a big fight.

Fifth, Dr Amoako Tuffuor is the founding father of the Ghana School Feeding Program which propelled the NPP to greater heights in the political history of this country. This achievement alone, is what some people like Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu are dwelling on today as part of their campaign messages.

Sixth,Dr Amoako Tuffuor is also a member of the National Council of Elders of the Party.

Seventh, to top it all, Dr Amoako Tuffuor is now the Advisor to the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo Addo, eeeiii Mr. Majority Leader...hmmmm, what at all were you thinking of when you were making those pronouncements?? I beg to ask.

Well, these are just a few notes you should put down about the man your are questioning his relevance in the party, there's actually more to follow which I will put out in the next few hours.

You questioned the presence of Dr Amoako Tuffuor during the election year in Ashanti Region, the people regard him as their hero and they come to him for advise and direction and strategies. In case you dont want to remember, he was instrumental in election of Chairman Wontumi as the chairman for Ashanti Region. He's known to have played very significant roles in the lives of people in Parliament and government. No wonder people like Kyei Mensah who want to show of are so jealous of this man

There are people like Kyei Mensah Bonsu who have been given positions and they behave like tin gods. There are few people like him that the country cannot have faith in going forward.

Dont be deceived, if you were anyhow relevant in the party, why then would your own people have neglected you in events leading to the 2016 elections for the NDC's Alban Bagbin and others to come and campaign for you??? A question for your conscience.k

...more to follow.

I WILL ALWAYS REMAIN THE *KUMASI ABRANTIE*

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