Founder and leader of the United People’s Party (UPP), Akwasi Addai Odike says the Ashanti Regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party Bernard Antwi Bosiako is liability to the party and therefore calls on delegates to vote against him.
Odike made the call during an interview with Otec FM’s flagship program Dwaberem host Prince Nii Ade(Dr Cash) on the fallout from the NPP Ashanti regional delegates conference.
According to the presidential hopeful the New Patriotic Party need new face in Ashanti that can use the rule of law to govern the party rather than Wontumi.
Odike also advised the incumbent Ashanti Regional Chairman of the NPP, Wontumi never to conceive the idea that he’s irreplaceable.
According to Odike, it is the first sign of failed leadership for any leader to harbor such an idea.
Odike call follows a recent pronouncement by Chairman Wontumi, claiming the party will lose 2024 should they vote against him.
On that same show the host Dr Cash spoke to the former lecturer at the Political Science Department of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr. Richard Amoako Baah on phone, he also took a dig at the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party, Mr. Bernard Antwi Boasiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi, to consider giving way to new leadership if the grounds are not fertile enough for his possible victory in the upcoming regional elections.
Dr. Richard Amoako Baah stated that he believes the Ashanti Regional Chairman has paid his dues, having held the position for eight years, adding that he was going to face herculean competition from other competent party faithfuls seeking to unseat him as he chases a third election.
The comments of the Political Scientist comes at the heels of claims by the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the Party to the effect that the delegates will make a big mistake should they vote him out in the upcoming delegates’ conference in the region.
Mr. Bernard Antwi Boasiako, who was speaking on an Accra-based Neat FM last week Thursday, is believed to have insisted his departure can be compared to Lionel Messi leaving Barcelona to PSG. He explained that the party will lack, should they vote him out.
He claimed during the interview, “My exit from the region will be like Messi leaving Barcelona which has resulted in the dwindling fortunes of the team. Since the exit of Messi from Barcelona, the team has been lagging behind among its peers,” he argued.source:myghanatoday.com