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General News of Monday, 18 June 2012
Source: Dailypost
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« PrevNext »In an act that is unbecoming of the NPP and which is unGhanaian, supporters of the ma te me hu party in Kumasi last Saturday, June 16, 2012, went wild with jubilation when rumours that President Mills has been taken ill ended with another rumour that he was dead.

Some of the supporters who jubilated, realizing that their actions was unGhanaian, chose to confine their jubilation to their respective homes. Some, however, were so ecstatic that they threw caution to the word and went out to jubilate.

Daily Postscouts in the Garden City say some people dashed to drinking bars to celebrate the alleged death of the President while others celebrated by going around blowing the horns of their vehicles. Ironically, while these residents of Kumasi were celebrating the death of the President, the President, Prof. Atta Mills, a few hours after the jubilation started, arrived at the Kotoka International Airport looking hale and hearty, cracking jokes with journalists present.

He trotted for a few seconds in the presence of journalists present in response to the ‘doom mongers’ who say he was not fit. Later, he told the journalists that he heading for the U.S for a routine medical check up. “I heard about this [death] sometime ago and I said what is happening. Indeed, this is not the first time that I have heard people say this about me. Let me just say that I’m very, very strong and I don’t know the basis for saying that I am dead.

“Well, let me just say that under our Constitution, the President has a duty to inform Parliament [to inform them] whenever he is going outside the country. Sometimes it is not even necessary to give you the details.

“What I have decided to do is to go for medical check-up. So I’m going for a few days and then come back. I’m able to sit down with the doctors and talk about things. Of course, there are all kinds of certain things which I believe I can strengthen myself for.

5“Let me tell you [in] six months we are going to work very, very, very, very, very, very hard. I remember the last time when I came back from the G8, he [Vice President John Mahama] had been in Sunyani and when I spoke to him he wasn’t well at all, he wasn’t well at all and when I came back from G8 as far as I’m concerned this is nothing I will say calls for something by all Ghanaians. I’m only going there to make sure that yes we look at this and that that that… and come back to continue the work that I’m going to do.

“You look at me as a person, are you seeing the person who has died’

Interestingly, while the President, looking hale and hearty was talking to the journalist, the celebration in Kumasi was still going on. However, the celebration began to subside when TV3 interrupted one of its programmes and showed President Mills at the Kotoka International Airport, alive and kicking, getting ready to leave for the U.S. Obviously, however, it was too late for those who drank themselves into a state of stupor to stop jubilating.

Reality was sure to begin dawning on them the morning after.




General News of Monday, 18 June 2012
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"Those Who Wish Evil For President Mills Will Die First"Email this
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The ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has expressed surprise at reports of the death of President Mills on some social networking sites last night.

Rumours last night questioned the health of the President indicating that he had passed away. But the President who looked hale and hearty spoke to the media shortly before he enplaned to the United States of America where he is expected to meet his doctors for a routine medical checkup.

He expressed surprise at the reports of his death and said he was just going away for a few days to see his doctors.

The Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the NDC, Ade Coker, who was at the Kotoka International Airport to see the President off was angry at the development.

Speaking to XYZ News, Mr. Coker said he is dismayed at the falsehood being peddled by some elements who want to see the untimely demise of the President.

“Some people in this country are wishing for the death of the President. This is not the first time and this is not proper for our democracy that people will wish somebody evil.”

“Those who are wishing him to die, they will die first as the saying goes. When you are wishing a friend evil, it will come to you first.”

He said it is time for Ghanaians to eschew such unfortunate acts and shun those who engage in such acts, saying “I think it is absurd and abhorrent and good people should condemn this act.”

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