Can Akufo-Addo respond to Otumfuo or Okyehene that way? Sam George on Torgbui Fiti saga



• Ningo Prampram MP has hit at Akufo-Addo’s new remarks aimed at the Aflao Paramount Chief


• The remarks are identified with deserted school impedes in Aflao


• Sam George says the president was impolite and should apologize

Ningo Prampram Member of Parliament, Sam Nartey George, has added his voice to the judgment of remarks made by the president in light of a Paramount Chief in the Volta Region, Torgbui Adzongaga Amenya Fiti V.

The boss told a gathering of Minority MPs that he needed an unwanted Senior High School block in his space finished and opened for use by February 2020.


Yet, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in a meeting recently on Accra-based Peace FM’s Kokrokoo show recommended that as opposed to giving his deputy (Minister of Education) a final proposal, the boss ought to think about completing the construction himself in case he is so disapproved.

Sam George whiles talking on Metro TV’s Good Morning Ghana program which circulated on Friday, October 22, 2021, said the President had decided to slight a Paramount Chief and it was clear since he would not respond same to some customary forerunners in different pieces of the country.

He referred to explicitly, the Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II and the Okyehene Nana Amoatia Ofori Panyin, as two conventional pioneers that the President would have been estimated in reacting to, independent of whatever basic remark they made with regards to him or his administration.

“Today is President Akufo-Addo who is in a real sense offending bosses. He doesn’t regard Torgbui Fiti. Would he do that to Otumfuo or will he do that to the Okyehene? Would he be able to react to the Okyehene that way?

At the point when his co-panelist, Nana Akomea asked if Otumfuor will talk the manner in which the Aflao boss did, he reacted: “Ah. What did Otumfuor say, has Otumfuor not requested that development that has slowed down in the Ashanti Region be finished?”

Whiles excusing a further inquiry with regards to whether the Otumfuor has given government any final proposal, he proceeded: “When president Akufo-Addo went to meet the Asantehene, Otumfuor looked him in the face – after the president had discussed his exceptional framework drive – Otumfuor essentially let him know that what his kin tel him isn’t what is on the ground.

“So Otumfuor let the president know that he is resting at work, for what reason didn’t he react to the Otumfuor?” he tested.

Regarding the matter of a final offer, he focused on that the final proposal was to the Education Minister and not the president. “Torgbui Fiti didn’t give the President a final offer, he gave a final proposal to the Minister for Education, not the president. It was the Minister not the President, he addressed the Minister.

“It is insolent of the president, the president showed gross disregard to individuals of Anlo and he owes them a conciliatory sentiment,” he closed.

Nana Akomea, on his part, focused on that the comment was jokingly and not coordinated to show disdain toward the Paramount boss in any capacity.

Akufo-Addo’s reaction to non-finishing of E-block

The president because of an inquiry by Peace FM’s Kokrokoo show have recommended that as opposed to giving his deputy a final proposal, the boss ought to consider going to complete the construction himself.

Central Chief of Aflao, Torgbui Adzongaga Amenya Fiti V as of late requested that a worker for hire who had deserted work on a school block in his space return to finish the task inside four months.

He said this while talking when Minority MPs on Parliament’s Education Committee paid a kindness approach him.

As per the foremost boss, work on the Senior High School building which started under the E-block drive had been deserted after some time. He accordingly approached the Minister of Education, Yaw Osei Adutwum to guarantee that the task is finished inside the period he determined.

However, talking in a meeting with Kwame Sefa Kayi on Peace FM on Thursday, October 21, 2021, President Akufo-Addo addressed why the vital boss would give a final offer to his priest about the finishing of a venture.

”Is he the one going to give the Minister of Education ultimatum?”, he addressed.

Provoked by the host that the central’s solicitation might be a result of dissatisfaction, President Akufo-Addo answered that the conventional pioneer ought to “feel free to finish the task himself” on the off chance that he has a disappointed outlook on the current circumstance.

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