August 4, 2011

The Member of Parliament for Bosomtwi in the Ashanti Region, Simon Osei Mensah has warned that Ghana risk receiving the wrath of God if Ghanaians continue to refer President John Evans Attah Mills as the “Asomdwehene” King of Peace.

According to him, it is highly blasphemous for some Ghanaians to call President Mills “Asomdwehene” which is one of the attributes of the Almighty God, adding that no one can share with God any of his many attributes.

The MP gave the caution while contributing to a panel discussion on Peace FM’s “Kokrokoo show” on Thursday August 4th following President Mills condemnation of politics of insults and the need to end the disturbing trend which is gradually tainting Ghanaian politics.

Hon Simon Osei Mensah stated that he found it extremely difficult to comprehend why President Mills could openly condemn insults in politics while many of his appointees and other leading members of the ruling NDC sometimes insult their political opponents unprovoked.

He noted that President Mills who has been projected by the NDC party as a peaceful man must act beyond mere condemnation of politics of insults and rather reprimand his appointees who consistently engage in this unfortunate act.

“How can a supposed “man of peace” look on unconcerned while his people freely insults persons who are old enough to be their fathers, and they are not reprimanded instead they are given appointments while some are promoted, and you call such a person a man of peace? Hon. Osei Mensah asked.

Story : Kwadwo Anim/