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‘I bear Amidu no grudges despite atrocious attacks’

North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has said former Attorney General Martin Amidu “got it totally wrong” by confusing him (Ablakwa) with one Andrews Krow, who has owned up to writing some critical articles of the Citizen Vigilante – the basis for which the anti-corruption crusader has been launching attacks on him (Ablakwa) for the past few days. Despite Mr Ablakwa’s several denials of authorship of the ...

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“Stop your child-like lies, I’m no idiot” – Amidu to Ablakwa

Former Attorney General Martin Amidu has issued a third article accusing North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto of lying about what he (Mr Amidu) believes was a critical article about him authored by the legislator despite the younger politician’s denial of same on two separate occasions. In Mr Amidu’s latest epistle, he said Mr Ablakwa must stop lying in the name of God and just own up to his authorship of the sai ...

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Andrew Krow: I wrote anti-Amidu articles, not Ablakwa

Andrew Amadi Krow (Ohenenana Obonti Krow) has said he authored an article that was critical of former Attorney General Martin Amidu, which the latter suspects and insists was written by North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa using ‘Andrew Krow’ as a pseudonym. Despite two denials by Mr Ablakwa about not being the author of the said article which Mr Amidu said he found insulting, the former AG insists the la ...

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‘Cabinet considered all-inclusive Free SHS’

Former Deputy Minister of Education, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has said he can provide documents from President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s cabinet meetings proving that government considered implementing the Free Senior High School for every student, but could not afford it, hence had to start with only first year students. According to him, government would have coughed GHS1.8bllion at a go just for one ...

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Free SHS commendable – Ofosu Ampofo

Director of Elections for the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, has exalted President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme. According to him, the NDC is not against the implementation of the Free SHS but the approach is what the party has issues with. Speaking on Peace FM’s Kokrokoo programme on Wednesday, Mr Ampofo said: “T ...

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Free SHS: ‘We’ll accept inputs, criticisms’

President Nana Akufo-Addo has said his government will accept suggestions for, and criticisms of the Free Senior High School programme aimed at improving its implementation. “As is with all human endeavours, we will certainly face challenges in the implementation of this policy of free SHS, despite our best preparations and efforts. We may falter, but, by the grace of Almighty God, we shall not fall, for we ...

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Ablakwa’s denial mischievous – Amidu

A denial by North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa that he wrote an article critical Mr Martin Amidu is “mischievous”, the former Attorney General has said. According to Mr Amidu, the pseudonym used for the article is one usually used by Mr Ablakwa and thus his denial smacks of mischief. Read Martin Amidu’s full statement below: ABLAKWA’S MISCHIEVIOUS DENIAL OF INSULTING MARTIN AMIDU: BY MARTIN A. B. K. AMI ...

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Poor communication NDC’s weakness – Ablakwa

Member of Parliament for North Tongu, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has identified poor communication within the National Democratic Congress (NDC) among others as a cause for the party’s return to opposition. He said reflecting on why the NDC lost the 2016, he discovered that poor communication was the bane of the party. “The issue has to do with our communication…and I think that traditionally it’s been a weak ...

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Free SHS: Gov’t to probe fee charging reports

Deputy Minister of Education, Dr Yaw Adutwum, has said the Ministry will be deploying officials to some of the senior high schools that are reportedly charging the first year students fees. There have been concerns that some heads of the schools are charging fees in spite of the government baring the cost of the education of the children as part of the implementation of the Free Senior High School programme ...

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Maj. Leader justifies downing of Old Parliament House

Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu has justified the demolishing of the Old Parliament House, saying the integrity of the building was compromised after it was engulfed in flames four years ago. “You remember it was gutted by fire some time back and sometimes when you want a rehabilitation of a structure that has been gutted by fire, the integrity of which structure might have suffered tremendously, you ...

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