The rank and file of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Ashanti region, especially the delegates has been advised to reject other considerations and elect a persuasive leader as the next Regional Chairman for the region if the party was really determined to break the 8 years jinx comes 2024.
“We need a persuasive leader to prove to the world that NPP has the men or good leaders”.
Mr.Joseph Amoah, leading Member of the Party in the region who doubles as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Love Enterprises made the appeal at Abusua 96.5 , a local based radio station in Kumasi hosted by Kojo Marfo.
According to him, Ashanti NPP has a gotten to the stage where “we need a persuasive leader to lead Ashanti region and not just a chairman who is going about bragging. He explained that all good leaders all over the world are not showmanship or go about bragging but they work. This is the time NPP needs a good leader as regional chairman who will command the respect of the people so as to pull them along .
Mr.Joseph Amoah revealed that he once supported the candidature of Mr.Bernard Antwi Boasiako who is popularly known in the political space as Chairman Wontumi against the former Deputy Attorney General,Hon.Osei Kwame Prempeh.
He told the host of the show, Kojo Marfo that after Chairman Wontumi took over the chairmanship from Mr.Robert Yaw Amankwah,he regretted supporting and voting for him(wontumi).Adding that he had to apologize on air to Hon.Osei Kwame Prempeh for campaigning and voting against him.
Mr.Amoah admitted that,Chairman Wontumi has played his part as regional chairman but his downsides has impacted and continues to impact negatively on the party.
He sighted one of the instances, he observed impacted negatively on NPP across the world ahead of 2020 polls. The NPP guru mentioned that the decision by Chairman Wontumi to publicly displayed pure gold bars in live studios affected the party seriously. He said up to date that action of him continue to affect the party .
He (Wontumi) must has done well but that single act alone among others have affected NPP negatively.
When asked if he was ready to support Chairman Wontumi’s candidature for the 3rd term bid, Mr.Joseph Amoah emphatically stated that No .Personally I’m not going to support him (Wontumi) again.
“We (NPP) need a good leader as regional chairman who all people will respect and whose comments will not also irritate people.A leader people will be looking up to deliver good result and not going about bragging”, he added
Flashback! Chairman Wontumi displays 6 pure Gold Bars in the studio to educate viewers on Agyapa deal
Nyarko Eugene September 3, 2020
The NPP Chairman of Ashanti Region, Bernard Antwi Bosiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi got people at the studios of his radio station stunned when he unexpectedly pulled out some gold bars.
The gold bar was brought to the studios to give a virtual explanation of the Agyapa deal to critics alongside flaunting his gold wealth as he cautiously placing the bars- six of them- one after the other on the studio desk.
At that magical moment, all that the panel members and the host of the program could do was to look on in utter disbelief as Chairman Wontumi chanted, “this is solid money, people say I am rich but my wealth is measured in gold, not in physical cash.
Chairman Wontumi as we know was once a small scale miner whose but the state confiscated his excavators and burnt them under the John Mahama regime. well, he is yet to be paid his compensation.
Chairman Wontumi displaying pure gold in live studio