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Mahama Got His Intelligence Wrong And Must Withdraw Comments - Defence Minister

DennisOptymyst 06/29/2020

The Minister of Defence and the Member of Parliament for Bimbilla constituency, Mr. Dominic Nitiwul has condemned in no uncertain terms, comments by former President John Dramani Mahama that soldiers have been deployed to the Region to intimidate the citizens from coming out to register during the upcoming new voters registration exercise.

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Mr. Dominic Nitiwul, Minister of Defence

Speaking on "Ekosii Sɛn" on Asempa FM on Monday June 29, Mr. Nitiwul argued that the deployment started long ago and was not only into Volta Region but all other border Regions in the country, thus describing the comments of the former president as unfortunate. "I think that as an immediate past Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces, his statement is not right. The Ghana Armed Forces cannot be manipulated and he should know better, having acted in that position for 4 good years."

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Former President John Mahama

He further explained that they have deployed the soldiers, police and immigration officers to to several towns in the country. "So I am very much disappointed in the former president to allude that we have just deployed them recently. He obviously got his facts wrong. He got his intelligence wrong and I think he should withdraw this part of his release." He questioned the former President if he planned to intimidate people when he sent troops to Yendi, Bimbilla, Bawku, Wa and Bole during his era.

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Mr. Nitiwul insisted that he will not withdraw the troops as that will mean government is not living up to expectation. He argued that the former president set his own questions and tried to answer them by his comments as he sees it to be completely needless comment to make.

Source: opera.com
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JoshuaEssel · 06/29/2020
Has Mahama and his NDC ever got anything right.Is it not always lies,propaganda, tantrums, demonstrations,misinterpretation of SC rulings,green book.The list is endlesd

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