[ 2012-06-29 ]
Mills healthgate: Kofi Adams calls for Kwabena Adjei’s head
The suspended Deputy General Secretary of the
governing National Democratic Congress has
challenged party officials to suspend national
chairman Kwabena Adjei if they really believe in
the principle of fair and equitable justice.
This follows comments allegedly made by Dr Kwabena
Adjei to the effect that rumours about President
Mills ill health were being spread by senior
members of the NDC and not members of the
opposition NPP, contrary to claims by members of
the government communications team and other
However, the NDC chairman insists he has made no
such comment and the voice on the tape is not his.
Speaking on Adom FM’s Dwaso Nsem Morning Show on
Friday June 29, Kofi Adams, who was suspended
despite strongly denying that it was his voice on
a secretly recorded telephone conversation between
him and a member of the opposition, says the law –
as promulgated by the leadership of the NDC – must
be applied fairly and if that is done, Dr Adjei
should also be suspended while investigations take
Mr. Adams was suspended after a leaked tape with a
voice purported to be his was heard saying he will
do everything possible to prevent President John
Mills from securing the mandate of Ghanaians for a
second term in the December 7, general elections.
His reinstatement is pending on the results of
investigations being conducted on him by the
Disciplinary Committee of the NDC.
But before the Disciplinary Committee could
present its report, the FEC has written to Mr.
Adams, informing him of its decision to extend his
suspension for another month.
In the meantime, he has sued the leadership of the
NDC challenging his suspension.
The suspended NDC officer, who is also
Spokesperson for the Rawlingses, wondered: “If
that is indeed the voice of the chairman, why was
he at the airport to meet the President and has
publicly commented on rumours that it was the
opposition which was spreading the rumour about
the president’s death? (If it is indeed his
voice), this is completely contrary to the
position of government officials.”
He continued: “Sometimes the lack of courage and
truthfulness in our politics is what is driving us
back. Just like in my case, the man has denied
saying what is on the tape. If officials fail to
take any action I will leave it to Ghanaians to
Source - Adomonline.com
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