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Opinions of Monday, 20 June 2011

Columnist: Quaye, Stephen A.

Watch Out, The Hyena Will Be Out.

From: Stephen A.Quaye, Toronto-Canada

In less than 20 days, the National Democratic Congress [NDC] will go to congress at Sunyani to elect their flag bearer to lead the party in contesting for the presidential seat come 2012.
All sort of predictions are coming in as to who will win the day as followers of the former first lady Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings and that of the incumbent president Professor John Evans Atta Mills are all claiming they will win the bid for their contestants.
But as to who will win the day, no one can tell at this moment that both campaign managers are seriously cutting through the country to win more votes for their contestants.
No one can claim that his or her contestant will win without knowing exactly what is going on the ground as far as campaigning for votes is concern. But even after having visited the delegates you can not trust them of hundred per cent votes.
So the contestants have to do more extra work to ensure that the delegates actually accepts them as their chosen flag bearer and to do so means talking more to convince.
In an attempt to convince more of the delegates to accept a contestant Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings as against the incumbent president Professor John Evans Atta Mills who is contesting to be elected as the flag bearer to retain the presidential seat the former president J.J.Rawlings has adopted rough tactics to accomplish the aim of his wife.
The former president long ago adopted this rough tactics to run down the president in order for his wife to have the lee way over the incumbent president whom he imposed on Akatamansonians at the popular Swedro rally.
When it started, no one realized that it was this reason that the former president was condemning every move the president made in order to achieve his aim of improving the country as president. Many were those who taught maybe it was just by the mere means of hatred against the president that was why the former president was doing that.
However, the Hyena was out when he addressed suppose supporters of the NDC and already dying June 4, followers when he said that he was going to make sure that his wife win the congress and that should the president and his followers prevent the wife from winning the inevitable will happen.
What actually made me to believe that the Hyena was out and will be out on the congress day was how he made it clear saying,” they says I am going to make a boom statement today. I will give you a little boom statement today and keep the major boom statement for the president come July congress”.
That statement clearly indicates that the former president might be preparing to do things untoward to the president and the entire nation therefore needs to be watched.
Well, the former president’s behavior could be likened to a Hyena which when goes out in the night causes a whole lot of troubles.
The Hyena is a nice looking African laughing doglike animal whose behavior can only be determined when let loose therefore has to padlock his lips.
He has indicated his willingness to run down the president getting the bid of the party delegates at Sunyani congress to lead them in the next election. The Hyena would be out on that day so what the party executives are as well as the party faithful doing to ensure that the Hyena does not cause many troubles that can break the party after that day?
Anyway, if they have to come to think about it then some one should poke them now because the Hyena would be out on July 9, 2011.