July 25, 2013

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Ohene Agyapong has said, his only memory of late President John Evans Atta Mills is the fact that his tenure saw a lot of corruption, load shedding and hypocrisy.

He said additionally, the late former first gentleman of the land appointed people like Koku Anyidoho who churned out insults at political opponents; however he pretended to have not heard whatever that went on.

The tough talking Kennedy Agyapong was speaking on Wednesday on Adom FM’s “Burning Issues” programme.

He said it is height of hypocrisy on the part of Ghanaians to pretend the country was virtually a paradise under late President Mills’ government, adding that it is essential to emphasize his shortcomings to serve as lessons for others to learn instead of making him look like an angel.

Hon. Ken Agyapong said he felt very bad in the late president and the people around him because they hid his real health status to Ghanaians about which prevented him from performing creditably as president.

He is however asking Ghanaians to forgive the late President for under-performing due to his sickness.
On the issue of infrastructural development, he said the late president did not contribute considerably like what ex-President John Agyekum Kufuor did for Ghana.

Hon. Ken Agyepong noted that under the late president laudable programsmes such as NYEP (now GYEEDA), Metro Mass Transit system which was started by former President Kufuor virtually collapsed as the institutions under performed.

Kwadwo Anim/Ghanamps.gov.gh