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Comment: APOLLO 568 DID NOT CONCERN ETHNICITY !

Author:
OTCHERE DARKO
Date:
2010-08-28 07:21:32
Comment to:
APOLLO 568 WAS A DIRTY TRIBAL WAR


* You should have informed your readers that 568 Ghanaian Jews were sacked from their jobs not because they were doing their jobs in an unsatisfactory manner but because they were born Ghanaian Jews. *
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A GERSIS,

What do you mean by "Ghanaian Jews"?

You should stop making ethnic politics out of issues.

"Apollo 568" affected my own elder brother and his friend who both were from the same ethnicity that Dr Busia is usually associated with.

The two people were NOT "Ghanaian Jews", [whatever "tribe" you mean by that unless by "Ghanaian Jews" you mean the same tribe that Busia is usually said to come from]. They were also NOT politicians.

Busia was trying to deal with "inefficient" and "corrupt" public officials in the then Ghana Public Service. But instead of dealing with officials on "case by case basis", he lumped them all together, as if they were all working at one place and had been implicated in the same offence. Any court will find it difficult to accept the guilt of the whole 568 dismissed Ghanaians, hence the "landmark judgment" against Busia's Government. Then THIS learned Oxford Professor made the elementary mistake of coming public to claim:

"NO COURT, NO COURT"...[can force a Government to employ people it does not want to employ].

BECAUSE BUSIA CHOSE TO REJECT THE DECISION OF THE COURT, ALL SORTS OF INTERPRETATIONS WERE MADE FROM THE ISSUE.

Let us PLEASE tread carefully in matters of ethnic sensitivity!!

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APOLLO 568 DID NOT CONCERN ETHNICITY !
OTCHERE DARKO
08-28 07:21