Did Mahama ‘dub’ campaign messages of Alabi, Spio?

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Supporters of National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer hopefuls, Prof Joshua Alabi and Dr Spio Gabrah, are accusing former President John Mahama of stealing their campaign message.

Mr Mahama has been accused of stealing the promise to build decent regional and constituency offices for the party if elected as Presidential Candidates from the two contenders. 

The social media supporters shared poster messages and videos of the two hopefuls to counter the declaration made by the former President yesterday to build party offices. 

The banter follows two videos released Monday by the campaign teams of Joshua Alabi campaign and John Mama, in which both candidates promised to build party offices. 

Prof Joshua Alabi in the video broadcast said: “You, not having funding sources to organise the party, you, not having constituency offices, you, not enjoying power as grassroots, you told me, I listened, took notes. And I assure you that I have the solutions.” 

Within the same period, the campaign team of the former President released an audio-visual in which former President Mahama promised to construct party offices and provide platforms for the party youth to engage and learn from the experienced ones in the party. 

The Joshua Alabi supporters quickly described the promise of the former President as an afterthought, following the wide public opinion that he seems not to be talking about the issues affecting the NDC party members but concentrating his efforts on attacking the NPP government. 

Later in the evening, the John Mahama 2020 campaign team released a campaign poster in which the promise made earlier in the audio-visual is captured in black and white.Mahama campaign theft

However, the Spio Gabrah campaign team fired back with their old poster in which it captured the construction of party offices as the number one item on their seven-point agenda. 

Mahama campaign theft

Interestingly, the design and format used by the Spio Gabrah Campaign to lunch their 7-point agenda some weeks ago is the same as the one used by the Mahama Campaign for their poster yesterday.

The Spio Gabrah supporters on social media, therefore, slapped ‘COPIED’ on yesterday’s Mahama campaign artwork. 

Mahama campaign theft

On NewsFile analysis program last Saturday, the former President was found to be over concentrating on the government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) instead of addressing the NDC delegates whose vote he needs to emerge as the Presidential Candidate.

 

Editor in Chief of the New Crusading Guide Newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Jnr. believes former President John Mahama has lost focus in his campaign to become the flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) going into the 2020 election.

He said although Mahama stands a better chance of winning the flagbearer position, his victory will be jeopardised if he pays little attention to delegates and recommendations of the Kwesi Botchwey Report.

“He will win hands down. I will be shocked if he loses this thing. Their focus should be on delegates and perhaps the Kwesi Botchwey report because they know the content. Something went wrong with the party machinery in terms of election 2016; so that should be the focus. If not, his campaign will suffer premature ejaculation before he wins the primary,” Baako added.

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Scandals under Mahama chipped away NDC’s trust – Goosie Tanoh

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An opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) presidential hopeful has taken on the Mahama administration over corruption scandals that hit it.

Augustus Goosie Tanoh said the scandals including the Savannah Accelerated Development Authority (SADA) corruption case caused Ghanaians to lose confidence in the party.

Addressing party faithful in the Volta region, he charged them to stand up against corrupt politicians in the NDC.

One of the original founding members of the NDC said during the erstwhile Mahama regime, there were too many scandals which did not inure to the party’s electoral fortunes in 2016.

“There were all kinds of nonsense (scandals), crisis and pain were inflicted on Ghanaians. You should be tired of these…but it is dangerous to be tired because if we are tired and recoil into our shelves, the corruption and looting will continue.

“The political class will protect each other as they are doing now,” the former law lecturer at the University of Ghana said.

According to him, there are institutions which have the mandate to check corruption but their mandates can only be activated by the executive arm government, which leaves the country in a quagmire.

The former Special Assistant of the former president J.J. Rawlings believes electing leaders whose hands are clean throughout the years is important because their records speak for itself.

Mr Goosie Tanoh became the 11th presidential aspirant to officially inform the NDC about his intentions to contest the 2020 flagbearership slot of the party. 

He described his entry into the flagbearership race as an opportunity for delegates to halt the continuing decay of the country’s fortunes.

According to him, his selection as the flagbearer would give Ghanaians a choice to develop the country, as his campaign would focus on social justice, accountability and development.

“It is so painful [to be tagged as corrupt] because you are an NDC member. I saw a story today of Dr Edward Mahama saying once you are an NDC member you are corrupt,” he observed.

According to him, people in town have tagged NDC supporters as potential thieves and it is time to change such a narrative.

“We have lost the trust of our people by the conduct of our leaders over the last few years, let’s be frank and solve these problems. Don’t let the food that goes into your mouth and family’s to be taken away by some corrupt politician,” he said.

The one-time leader of the National Reform Party, a breakaway group from the NDC said if the party is able to strengthen its brand to be known by its mantra of probity and accountability, it will be trusted by Ghanaians to fight the teething problem of corruption.

Mr Tanoh said Ghanaians will only bring the NDC back to power if the party shows it is ready to deal with corruption.

“If Ghanaians begin to believe that we truly believe in probity and accountability, and we are willing to hold our leaders accountable and discipline them, we will gradually and slowly begin to regain their trust.

“Only then will they not call us thieves or potential thieves anymore,” he added.

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Mahama mocks NPP over 1 constituency $1m promise

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Mahama mocks NPP over 1 constituency $1m promise

Former President John Mahama has mocked the New Patriotic Party (NPP) over its promise to make available $1 million per constituency each year.

He told party delegates that the government, after realizing the challenges with fulfilling the promise has revised its plan by announcing that the promised annual $1 million expires at the end of each year if not made available.

Addressing delegates in the Upper East Region, Mahama said he was surprised that the government is now finding creative ways of not fulfilling the ambitious promise.

“…The worse one[promise] is the $1 million, per constituency, per year. Now we are almost two years gone, so $2 million. But we’ve now been told that the money [for 2017 has] expired. Ask Agalga, they called the Minister [of Special initiatives, Hawa Koomson] to Parliament and asked her about last year’s money and she said that one has expired. I know rice, cooking oil, corned beef, sardine, they have expiry date, but I’ve never seen money with expiry date,” Mahama said.

“If we use her logic about 2017 one, then it means that 2018 one, today is October 12, it means that the expiry date for the 2018 one is 31st December 2018. It means that one is also expiring,” he added

This is not the first time John Mahama has launched an attack on an initiative or promise of the current government.

Mahama earlier this week said that there are no signs of the government’s one village, one dam initiative on the ground after almost two years in office.

He said the government was rather providing dugouts for the people, instead of the dams it promised ahead of the 2016 elections.

Addressing delegates of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) at Wechiau in the Wa West constituency as part of his three-day campaign tour of the Upper West Region, Mr. Mahama pointed out that dugouts had always existed in the savanna area, with the NDC government digging many for the people.

But the Special Initiatives Minister, Hawa Koomson in reaction to that denied the claims saying that the construction meets the requirements for a dam.

” . . that is 2.5 below and 2.5 up above ground level. The length of the embankment range 150 to 250 meters and all these depend on the topography of the location, and water capacity holding is about 30,000 cubic meters and how can you call this man-hole?”, she quizzed.

By: citinewsroom.com/Ghana

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We are all brothers in this competition – Mahama

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Former President John Dramani Mahama, a Presidential aspirant in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) race has called for campaigns devoid of insults among colleague aspirants who are seeking to lead the party in the 2020 general elections.

He acknowledged the competitive nature of the race and said “we are all brothers in this competition.”

Mr Mahama said the party would have to come together as one strong united party to face the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2020 general elections. “There should be no insults, no acrimony, no problems with each other. After all when we finish the Presidential primaries, we have to come together again to fight NPP for 2020.”

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Mr Mahama said this when he addressed delegates in the Bolgatanga Central Constituency as part of his three-day tour of the Upper East Region to canvas for votes.

“When our colleagues come to talk to you, listen to them, but at the end of the day, you have to decide who can go and take political power and bring it to us,” Mr Mahama advised.

He said the NDC could win back power from the NPP if it worked hard to unite its front, adding that “I am confident that with the crop of party executives, from the branch to constituency to the regional levels, the NDC would defeat the NPP in 2020”.

The Aspirant urged the delegates to “take the ballot box as your own, and guide it jealously. Two of you will sit there as party agents, the rest of you; all the members in the register, you know who our sympathizers and supporters are, on that day in 2020 you must go round and pull all of them out to come and vote.”

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Mr Isaac Adongo, Member of Parliament (MP) for the Bolgatanga Central Constituency said “we in the NDC and the supporters of John Dramani Mahama believe that the people of Ghana must bring him back not because NPP will fail, but because we have a better and superior management team that will deliver.”

He said the party was privileged to have a leader who believed in the youth because countless youth had benefitted from the leadership of Mr John Dramani Mahama, adding that “we are yearning for the leadership that we have lost.”

He appealed to the delegates in his constituency to vote massively for Mr John Dramani Mahama to lead the party into the 2020 general elections to recapture power from the ruling NPP government.

Mr Mahama, in the company of former government appointees, past and present MPs and members of his campaign team, visited and interacted with delegates in the Talensi, Nabdam, Bolgatanga East, Bongo, Tempane, Garu, Bawku Central, Binduri and Zebilla Constituencies.

He rounded up his tour of the region with visits to Yagbe Kuobori, Builsa South and North, Paga, and Navrongo Central Constituencies on Friday.

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NDC Primaries: Analysts Downplay Impact Of ‘ Gang Of Five’ On Mahama

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Two political analysts have belittled the weight of an alliance of five presidential aspirants in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) against the chances of former President John Mahama.

Pollster, Ben Ephson, and Political Science Lecturer, Dr Kwame Asah-Asante, both said on Top Story on Joy FM, Friday that the former President’s chances to lead the opposition party in the 2020 general elections will not be scathed by the alliance of his lesser-known contenders.

Ben Ephson, for instance, believes the coalition that includes former Trade minister under the Mahama administration, Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah and former Deputy Finance Minister and MP for Cape Coast South, Kweku Ricketts Hagan may rather highlight the chances of John Mahama ahead of primaries in December 2018.

Sylvester Mensah had confirmed the meeting by the ‘Gang of Five’ in an interview on Joy News’ late evening analysis show PM Express Thursday.

He would not name the other four but said they have a common understanding that the party needs to have a different presidential candidate for the 2020 general elections.

“The problem within the ‘Gang of Five’ is who they will have to accept as the number one in case they win and who will be the running mate,” Mr Ephson predicts.

Dr Asah-Asante also suggests that the impact of the said alliance of five would have been greater had it been an inter-party contest.

“There are considerations for internal party elections. If you want to select a candidate for the next election, the variables are a little different from the national one. [Mahama] should not be worried at all,” he said on Top Story.

He added: “Another variable that we can also look at is whether the candidate is sellable or not. And by sellable we are talking about what type of candidate do we need to match our main opponent in the next election.”

Dr Asah-Asante suggested Mr. Mahama remains the most sellable candidate.

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NDC primaries: Analysts downplay impact of ‘ Gang of Five’ on Mahama

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Two political analysts have belittled the weight of an alliance of five presidential aspirants in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) against the chances of former President John Mahama.

Pollster, Ben Ephson, and Political Science Lecturer, Dr Kwame Asah-Asante, both said on Top Story on Joy FM, Friday that the former President’s chances to lead the opposition party in the 2020 general elections will not be scathed by the alliance of his lesser-known contenders.

Ben Ephson, for instance, believes the coalition that includes former Trade minister under the Mahama administration, Dr Ekwow Spio-Garbrah and former Deputy Finance Minister and MP for Cape Coast South, Kweku Ricketts Hagan may rather highlight the chances of John Mahama ahead of primaries in December 2018.

Sylvester Mensah had confirmed the meeting by the ‘Gang of Five’ in an interview on Joy News’ late evening analysis show PM Express Thursday.

He would not name the other four but said they have a common understanding that the party needs to have a different presidential candidate for the 2020 general elections.

“The problem within the ‘Gang of Five’ is who they will have to accept as the number one in case they win and who will be the running mate,” Mr Ephson predicts.

Dr Asah-Asante also suggests that the impact of the said alliance of five would have been greater had it been an inter-party contest.

“There are considerations for internal party elections. If you want to select a candidate for the next election, the variables are a little different from the national one. [Mahama] should not be worried at all,” he said on Top Story.

He added: “Another variable that we can also look at is whether the candidate is sellable or not. And by sellable we are talking about what type of candidate do we need to match our main opponent in the next election.”

Dr Asah-Asante suggested Mr. Mahama remains the most sellable candidate.

 

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Fritz Baffour ‘dumps’ Mahama; joins Bagbin team

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Fritz Baffour ‘dumps’ Mahama; joins Bagbin team

More surprises keep coming up as the contest for the flagbearership position of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the 2020 general elections intensifies.

Latest is a decision by former Minister of Information, who was also the former Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma South, Fritz Baffour, to abandon his former boss, John Mahama for Alban Bagbin.

Interestingly, Fritz Baffour was part of the team that followed football administrator, Kojo Bonsu, to the office of former President Rawlings, the founder of NDC, to inform him of the latter’s intention to contest in the party’s flagbearership race.

The development has somehow raised questions about Fritz Baffour loyalty.

That notwithstanding, Fritz, who served in the Mills-Mahama administration as an Information Minister, thinks John Mahama, who was then Vice President and later became President after the death of President Mills, does not have what it takes to lead the NDC into the 2020 elections.

Instead, he believes Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin, who is the current Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament (MP) for Nadowli-Kaleo, is the best for the job.

Declaration

In a Facebook post on Wednesday, the former MP and ace stand-up comedian said, “Hello folks, I hope all is well. I just want to say that I love Ghana, so I do not have the luxury of standing on the sidelines when it comes to stepping into the breach.”

In that regard, he said, “I have decided to work extremely hard to get a friend and colleague elected as flagbearer of the NDC. It will not be easy but to borrow from the motto of the vaunted British SAS. ‘Who dares wins. ‘ I’m opting for Alban Bagbin! I’m going to be extremely busy pushing the envelope for the next few weeks so pardon my occasional absence. God bless Ghana.”

In June this year, the same Fritz Baffour blamed the 2016 electoral defeat of the NDC on the erstwhile Mahama administration, which he said departed from core values of the NDC- transparency, probity, accountability and social justice.

Speaking at the commemoration of the June 4 Uprising, the former Information Minister said: “A combination of circumstances in the afore-mentioned term of office which included arbitrariness by party and government officials in their dealings with ordinary citizens, perception of wanton corruption and other excesses fuelled by political detractors, poor communication strategies and over-reliance on the construction and commissioning of infrastructural projects as a major campaign tool, led to a massive defeat in the 2016 elections.”

He further added that the largest opposition party is disunited and needs wholesale reforms.

“Today, the NDC, which is meant to be the bonafide custodian of the tenets and ideals is driven with disunity and lack of consensus, monetization, fomenting of personality cult and a discord from the rank and file,” he stated.

“Our days in the political wilderness must be spent reconnecting with the ideals and values,” he urged.

He said that Bagbin, one of the old guards of the NDC, can lead the party to victory in 2020.

Aspirants

So far, 13 persons, including former President Mahama, who suffered a humiliating defeat at the hands of Nana Akufo-Addo and the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2016 general elections, have declared their intention to contest for the flagbearership position of the NDC.

Others include his own Deputy Minister of Finance and MP for Cape Coast South, Kweku Ricketts Hagan, as well as his Minister of Trade, Ekwow Spio Garbrah, former Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies (UPSA), Prof Joshua Alabi.

The rest are the football administrator, who used to organise most of Mahama’s signature walks dubbed ‘Unity Walk’ across the country, Kojo Bonsu, famous ‘poor boy from Binduri’ Stephen Atubiga, a young lawyer and a member of the party’s communication team, Elikplim Agbemava, David Dotse Kuwadah, said to be a banker and one Nurudeen Iddrisu, thought to be a consultant in the oil and gas industry.

Source: Daily Guide

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I’ve never dated Ex President Mahama – Fmr. AIDS Ambassador

Former HIV/AIDS ambassador, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah has stated that she’s has never had any amorous relationship with ex President John Mahama.

She got tongues wagging after she posted a half naked picture of herself showing her breast on Facebook, accusing the Ex President and his wife of neglect when she needed them most.

“I have accepted I contribute to whatever am going through now. But John Dramani Mahama do you think you will also have piece of mind for what you and your wife have done to me? No. A woman does not show her nakedness for no reason. You have turned deaf ears all this year’s as if you are unaware of the injustice you people have done to me. The poor has no justice in any part of the world. But even in my poor state, I will fight till I die Just wait for what will unfold soon” She wrote on her facebook

That picture led to speculations among a section of the public who thought Mr Mahama might have jilted her after, after having his way.

But speaking to sit-in-host Akwasi Nsiah on Anopa Kasapa on Kasapa fm Friday, the actress cum musician stated categorically that she’s never dated the former first gentleman of the land.

“I’ve never dated ex President Mahama. I’ve met him only once when I and my then colleague HIV/AIDS Ambassadors had gathered for a programme. I think at the time he was then sitting Vice President, I never went close to him and has never spoken to him so how can I be dating him. I don’t have his telephone number, so why should people even think of those issues.”

Joyce Dzidzor Mensah said she was ignored by former President John Mahama when the AIDS Commission terminated her contract, upon revelation that she wasn’t HIV positive.

According to her, she wrote several letters to President Mahama and his wife Lordina, just for them to help her resolve the impasse between her and the commission but to no avail.

She is disappointed in Mr. Mahama who she says could have used his office as president of the republic to seek justice for her. Joyce believes she was unfairly treated by the commission despite her contribution to the wellbeing of HIV patients.

The 31 year old ex AIDS ambassador said life after being the AIDS ambassador has been difficult and “painful”.

“I’m in pain because of the way I am treated by Ghanaians, the way I’ve been treated by the Ghana AIDS commission`s former boss and when I cried to former president Mahama and he also didn’t respond to me. I am still going through a lot of trauma” she said.

Ms Mensah added that she is unable to venture into any profitable business as she is constantly being stigmatized by Ghanaian.

“People tell me I have to move on, because people lose their jobs and they move on. Recently people have lost their jobs in the bank but people have move on so why don’t I move on? It’s not easy to move on. This is a crucial issue, this issue has affected me” he said

 

 

Fritz Baffour Dumps Mahama – Daily Guide Africa

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Fritz Baffour

More surprises keep coming up as the contest for the flagbearership position of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) for the 2020 general elections intensifies.

Latest is a decision by former Minister of Information, who was also the former Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma South, Fritz Baffour, to abandon his former boss, John Mahama for Alban Bagbin.

Interestingly, Fritz Baffour was part of the team that followed football administrator, Kojo Bonsu, to the office of former President Rawlings, the founder of NDC, to inform him of the latter’s intention to contest in the party’s flagbearership race.

The development has somehow raised questions about Fritz Baffour loyalty.

That notwithstanding, Fritz, who served in the Mills-Mahama administration as an Information Minister, thinks John Mahama, who was then Vice President and later became President after the death of President Mills, does not have what it takes to lead the NDC into the 2020 elections.

Instead, he believes Alban Kingsford Sumana Bagbin, who is the current Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament (MP) for Nadowli-Kaleo, is the best for the job.

 

Declaration

In a Facebook post on Wednesday, the former MP and ace stand-up comedian said, “Hello folks, I hope all is well. I just want to say that I love Ghana, so I do not have the luxury of standing on the sidelines when it comes to stepping into the breach.”

In that regard, he said, “I have decided to work extremely hard to get a friend and colleague elected as flagbearer of the NDC. It will not be easy but to borrow from the motto of the vaunted British SAS. ‘Who dares wins. ‘ I’m opting for Alban Bagbin!  I’m going to be extremely busy pushing the envelope for the next few weeks so pardon my occasional absence. God bless Ghana.”

In June this year, the same Fritz Baffour blamed the 2016 electoral defeat of the NDC on the erstwhile Mahama administration, which he said departed from core values of the NDC- transparency, probity, accountability and social justice.

Speaking at the commemoration of the June 4 Uprising, the former Information Minister said: “A combination of circumstances in the afore-mentioned term of office which included arbitrariness by party and government officials in their dealings with ordinary citizens, perception of wanton corruption and other excesses fuelled by political detractors, poor communication strategies and over-reliance on the construction and commissioning of infrastructural projects as a major campaign tool, led to a massive defeat in the 2016 elections.”

He further added that the largest opposition party is disunited and needs wholesale reforms.

“Today, the NDC, which is meant to be the bonafide custodian of the tenets and ideals is driven with disunity and lack of consensus, monetization, fomenting of personality cult and a discord from the rank and file,” he stated.

“Our days in the political wilderness must be spent reconnecting with the ideals and values,” he urged.

He said that Bagbin, one of the old guards of the NDC, can lead the party to victory in 2020.

 

Aspirants

So far, 13 persons, including former President Mahama, who  suffered humiliating defeat at the hands of Nana Akufo-Addo and the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the 2016 general elections, have declared their intention to contest for the flagbearership position of the NDC.

Others include his own Deputy Minister of Finance and MP for Cape Coast South, Kweku Ricketts Hagan, as well as his Minister of Trade, Ekwow Spio Garbrah, former Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance (NHIA), Sylvester Mensah, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies (UPSA), Prof Joshua Alabi.

The rest are the football administrator, who used to organise most of Mahama’s signature walks dubbed ‘Unity Walk’ across the country, Kojo Bonsu, famous ‘poor boy from Binduri’ Stephen Atubiga, a young lawyer and a member of the party’s communication team, Elikplim Agbemava, David Dotse Kuwadah, said to be a banker and one Nurudeen Iddrisu, thought to be a consultant in the oil and gas industry.

 

By Charles Takyi-Boadu

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We didn’t divert $300m for Pwalugu dam project – Mahama

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We didn’t divert $300m for Pwalugu dam project – Mahama

Former President John Mahama has refuted claims that his administration diverted funds meant for the construction of the Pwalugu dam.

The multipurpose dam was to be constructed as a flood control measure against the annual flooding within the area.

It was also to be used for agricultural purposes and for the generation of cheap power for an industrial enclave in the Upper East Region.

But the former President, who is campaigning to lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) into the 2020 elections, told party members at Bongo in the Upper East Region that the funds for the project had not even been signed as of the time he left office.

“We started the design, we’ve been working with the World Bank and we were trying to get the African Development bank onboard before we left office. Then somebody goes and says they diverted the Pwalugu money. It is not true. Pwalugu did not reach the stage where the funds had been signed onto.”

“The money they are talking about is another dam in Juale, that is on the Oti River on the border between Ghana and Togo,” he added.

John Mahama explained that funds for the Juale project was instead reassigned because of some compensation issues they did not get funding for.

“The Brazilians were going to finance it, and they gave us $250 million and they said we should add $50 million. So the dam was to cost $300 million and it was a 50, 60 megawatts plant. But we realized that the water was going to spill over into Togo.”

Mahama said they asked the Brazilians to work out the compensation for the spillover into Togo “and it came to more than $100 million.”

“So it came to almost four hundred and something million. So it was not looking feasible and Brazil said they were not going to add any additional money. So finally they agreed that you can apply the money to a different project, but it should be in the area where the dam was going to be so the people there would benefit. So it went back to Parliament and Parliament approved it and the money was re-assigned for the northern segment of the Eastern corridor road. And that is what was being built until NPP came and that one too has come to a standstill,” Mahama explained.

We’ll build Pwalugu multi-purpose dam to counter Bagre spillage – Bawumia

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has hinted of government plans to construct the Pwalugu Multipurpose dam in the Talensi District of the Upper East Region.

The dam, when constructed will serve as a counter to the annual spillage of the Bagre Dam from Burkina Faso, and also generate electricity for the region.

Speaking at Tongo in the Talensi District after an assessment of the devastation of floods in the Upper East Region, Dr. Bawumia said the NPP government is committed to the construction of the Pwalugu multipurpose project which would serve as a flood control mechanism and a source of irrigation to thousands of farmers.

“The studies have shown that the construction of the Pwalugu dam will provide a flood control mechanism and with the dam, it is clear that the spillage of the Bagre dam will be controlled. It will also generate hydroelectric power for the people of Upper East and serve as a source of irrigation of farmers”.

“On October 1, a meeting will be held at the Jubilee house specifically on the Pwalugu multipurpose dam project. We are very determined to make sure this project comes to light and ‘Insah Allah’ it will be done.”

By: Godwin Akweiteh Allotey/citinewsroom.com/Ghana

 

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