Setting The Record Straight (Vol. 1)’: ET Mensah launches book about Rawlings era



Previous Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, Enoch Teye Mensah, has dispatched a book named “Putting any misinformation to rest (Part 1)”.


The divulging occurred at the International Conference Center at around 1400 hours on Friday, October 15, 2021.


The book accounts an excursion of nostalgic memory of the scorching tides pounding the boat of state before the approach of the Provisional National Defense Council (PNDC) on Thursday, December 31, 1981.

It likewise recounts the account of the approaches, plans, projects, and activities of the Rawlings system, which incorporate the renowned Economic Recovery Program (ERP), the Junior and Senior Secondary Schools (JSS, SSS) Concepts and Improvements in the sterilization circumstance in Ghana.

It likewise catches the advancement of Youth and Sports, the establishment of essential medical services programs, the beginning of Land Administration changes and Land Title Registration, Local Government changes, and the planning of mineral assets.


At the extremely beautiful and all around disparaged Event, which was graced by exceptionally famous people of the Republic of Ghana, E.T. Mensah’s Book was outdoored.

The Book, arranges the PNDC’s accomplishments in appropriate history; and gives the beginning of the introduction of the NDC.

In his Welcome Address, E.T. Mensah, offered credit to the Leader of the PNDC/NDC, Jerry John Rawlings, and honored the TEAM that he (E.T.), worked with.


“It is collaboration that caused us all to endeavor exceptionally difficult to contribute our value to those exciting days when we had no format for country constructing; and needed to make our own layouts”.

The Foreword of the book was composed by Jerry John Rawlings in September 2020, preceding he passed on, on the twelfth of November that very year.

The occasion was led by, Nene Nagai Kassah VII (referred to in private life as Mike Afedi Gizo); the Book was assessed by, Dr. Benjamin Kumbuor; the book was dispatched by, Ambassador Dan Abodakpi; the book was unloaded by, Honorable Fritz Baffoe, Koku Anyidoho, was the MC.


In participation were any semblance of; Nana Ato Dadzie, Kwesi Awhoi, Dominic Azumah, Dr. Wear Arthur, Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo, Honorable Rashid Pelpuo, Honorable Kofi Adams, Comrade Antwi Boasiako Sekyere, Ambassador Victor Smith, Bernard Allotey Jacobs, Nii Djangma Vanderpuye, and numerous others.

Individuals from the Council of State, driven by, legal counselor Sam Okudzeto (not the MP), and Professor Margaret Amoakohene, were additionally present.

The new Ga Mantse, Nii Tackie Tsru II was likewise present.

Ecclesiastical overseer Palmer-Buckle and Reverend Professor Emmanuel Martey, were available and gave the, Opening and Closing supplications, individually.

However John Mahama, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, Johnson Asiedu-Nketiah, were welcomed, they wouldn’t join in.

E.T. Mensah said one can’t “neglect to see the value in the openness that the story isn’t about the allure and excitement” adding, “there were weaknesses also! How were the weaknesses explored?”

The book, he said indisputably, sorts the records out on “how a significant excursion of country building started with, crude assurance, and enduring enthusiasm, an energy to pass on for the nation, bodies that didn’t know torment, hearts that siphoned the blood of the country, and the coarseness with which a gathering of people secured their confidence immovably to – “God Bless our Homeland Ghana and Make our Nation Great and Strong.”

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