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2017-02-27

[N] Chiefs deny writing to presidency to select Tahidu as DCE
[N] KNUST student didn’t fail her exams – PRO
[N] PNC, PPP, CPP in merger talks - Bernard Mornah
[N] Ghana and Czech Republic strengthen ties
[N] Ghana@60: Truth has no partisan colour - Rawlings
[N] Brong Ahafo Region: Strong winds wreak havoc in Amangoase
[N] Ashaiman gas explosion: 8 dead, 4 vehicles burnt, dozens injured

2017-02-26

[N] Stop poisoning 'Koobi' - Prof Frimpong-Boateng
[N] Several persons dead in Tema gas explosion
[N] 18 Ghanaians rescued as SA Xenophobic attacks worsen
[N] ECG kick starts mass disconnection exercise in Ashanti Region
[N] SA Xenophobic attacks: Five Ghanaians rescued
[N] Woman, 34, appeals for support to fund 6 months dialysis bills
[N] Tanker yard at Ashaiman on fire
[N] Bawku hospital records 20 maternal deaths in two years
[N] Akufo-Addo urges Police to be neutral
[N] Man stabbed to death over ‘banku’ in Gushegu
[N] Man, 57, kills wife over sex

2017-02-25

[N] Don’t turn school worships into deliverance services - GES
[N] Fix dumsor - Kweku Baako to Akufo-Addo
[N] Paul Ansah is new GPHA boss
[N] KNUST police to question roommate of suicide student
[N] Eleven injured during rainstorm at Akyem Asene
[N] Information Minister visits Ghana Publishing
[N] 35-year-old man defiles girl, 5

2017-02-24

[N] MP’s daughter allegedly commits suicide on KNUST Campus
[N] Opuni will be vindicated – Sam George
[N] Too many people flooding Flagstaff House - K.B Asante
[N] 2 mobile money robbers nabbed
[N] Parliament bans placards on budget day
[N] We are not aware teachers are impregnating school girls - GES PRO
[N] Be serious about the president’s security – Analyst tells security operatives
[N] Police hunt for 16-year-old student for attempted murder
[N] John Mahama's keynote address at 2016 African Leadership Magazine Person of the
[N] 'Bad policies' cause of Ghana's dependency on donors - KB Asante
[N] Work on Pokuase interchange to begin in September
[N] 22 suspected assailants of Kumasi ‘naked woman’ bailed
[N] You're a homosexual & disgrace to your family - Foh-Amoaning fires Amnesty Board

2017-02-22

[N] ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ to begin with GHc 560m cost
[N] Parliament’s image dips due to bribery allegation - Report
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General News

[ 2017-02-14 ]

E.T Mensah

E.T Mensah’s Council of State bid sheer bitterness – Boateng Gyan
Former National Organizer of the opposition
National Democratic Congress (NDC) Yaw Boateng
Gyan believes the party’s former Member of
Parliament for Ningo Prampram, E.T Mensah is
contesting for the Council of State election out
of bitterness.

According to him, it is important that the astute
and veteran politician exercises restraint in
vying for such a position lest he loses the
respect he’s earned in politics over the years.

Hon. E.T Mensah has joined the race to be elected
as the Greater Accra representative of the Council
of State.

The elections are scheduled to be held on
Thursday, February 16.

A notice of poll published by the Electoral
Commission, confirms Mr. E.T Mensah’s
participation in the election. The former Sports
Minister’s picture appears fourth on the right
column.

The regional elections was originally scheduled to
be held on Thursday, February 9, but the EC had to
postpone it to allow the municipal, metropolitan
and district assemblies prepare adequately for the
exercise.

The Council of State consists of one
representative from each region of Ghana, elected
in accordance with regulations made by the EC
under article 51 of Ghana’s constitution by an
electoral college comprising two representatives
from each of the districts in the region,
nominated by the District Assemblies in the
region, and eleven other members appointed by the
President.

His inclusion in the Council of State election has
come as a surprise to a section of the public as
E.T Mensah is known to be a dyed in the wool NDC
member.

Others believe E.T Mensah who has been in
Parliament since 1997 until January 7, 2017, is
doing this to spite the NDC after he was defeated
by his one time protege, Sam George Nettey in a
bitter contest during the party’s Parliamentary
primaries.

Speaking on the matter on Asempa FM’s Eko Sii Sen
show Tuesday, Yaw Boateng Gyan stated clearly he
was against Hon. E.T Mensah a staunch NDC member
wanting to become a council of state member to
advise President Akufo Addo.

“He should be patient in his political endeavours
going into the future, he shouldn’t have tried
going for the Council of State job out of
resentment. I must confess I’m not happy with his
decision. What sort of advise will E.T Mensah give
to the President if he’s elected, because he
doesn’t share the same ideology with the
President. He’s been a leading member of the NDC
since its formation, and has been around since the
days of the revolution until he lost the
parliamentary primaries last year. If he doesn’t
take care people will read all sorts of meanings
into this decision he has taken. Is he going to
help Akufo Addo to succeed so the NDC doesn’t come
back to power?. For me, even if President Akufo
Addo invites me to serve in his government in any
capacity, I will reject the offer, because our
political ideologies are poles apart.”

Source - Kasapafmonline



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