Ghanaian businessman and founding father of the United Progressive Occasion (UPP), Akwasi Addai Odike has mentioned the clergy has been too quiet on the problems of governance below the present Akufo-Addo-led administration.
This comes on the again of a viral video, by which Rev. Solomon Nortey, of the Zion Methodist Church Sakumono, was captured expressing his disappointment with the Akufo-Addo-led authorities.
In accordance with the Methodist Pastor, he voted for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo however has regretted doing so.
“Earlier than God and man, I voted for President Akufo-Addo, I voted for him however I’ve regretted doing that.
“I used to be uninterested in the corruption of President Mahama as a result of I noticed some with my very own eye in Dubai and I got here again very offended from a gathering and I didn’t need to hear something NDC.”
He, nevertheless, indicated that the Akufo-Addo administration has not been exemplary both.
“I mentioned the brand new period that’s coming is the period of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. When he additionally got here, he has additionally got here, he has surprised me along with his actions”.
“We’re drained, if you happen to’re not drained, me I’m drained. Individuals assume that the Pastors they don’t need to put themselves into politics and all that.”
Reacting to this on CTV’s Dwa bre mu, on Tuesday, 28 February 2023, the UPP founder famous that the nation’s pastors have been too silent on the problems of governance.
He instructed present host Nana Otu Darko that: “The Pastors have taken too lengthy to talk up, they’ve stored quiet. The Pastors in Ghana, are afraid and hypocrites, sure majority of them, they need one thing to eat, simply due to their stomachs. Pastors who simply need to chop, achieve what they will purchase.
“He’s [Rev. Nortey] now feeling the warmth.”
Odike additional famous that: “The Pastor alleges he was born into NDC, his mother and father are NDC, however after going to see what John Mahama did with our cash in Dubai, he parted methods with NDC and helped Nana Addo assume the reins of presidency. Nana Addo additionally got here and has executed worse.”
Within the UFP founder’s opinion, the problem confronting the nation is the failure to place the nationwide curiosity first.
“Are you aware the explanation, we put our hopes in males and we vote for males however we have to put our hopes within the nation Ghana. We have to do all that it takes to make sure that the curiosity of Ghana overrides every other curiosity.
“That’s our greatest problem,” Mr Odike harassed.
He added: “The Structure has made us egocentric. It has made authorities turn into, ‘my authorities’, it has made governance about people as a substitute of nationalistic.”
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