Talensi by-election Goodies were shared because of Ramadan – Kofi Adams

The PNC had accused the NDC and the NPP of giving out monies, fertilizers, and other goodies to the people of Talensi

  • Published:
Kofi Adams, National Organizer, NDC play

Kofi Adams, National Organizer, NDC

24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

The National Organizer of the governing National Democratic Congress (NDC), Kofi Adams has mounted a spirited defence over claims that his party and others dished out goodies at the just ended by-election in Talensi.

He said though the NDC never distributed goodies, those who embarked on such an initiative did that to support the Muslim community that was observing the annual Ramadan season.

The People’s National Convention (PNC) had accused the NDC and the New Patriotic Party (NPP) of giving out monies, fertilizers, and other goodies to the people of Talensi with the aim of influencing them.

PNC’s General Secretary, Bernard Mornah speaking on Citi FM’s News analysis programme, The Big Issue, claimed that during one of his campaigns, some of his supporters left because they heard that another political party was distributing goodies.

The NDC and NPP had also accused each other of engaging in such activity but rebutting the claim on The Big Issue, Kofi Adams insisted that “politicians across the country when it gets to the period of Ramadan distribute items to our Muslim brothers and it’s happening across. Whether there is by-election or not.”

He said “I never saw even a granule of fertilizer but indeed if I had gotten some, I would have added it as something that I will give to the people because I saw the people of Talensi as industrious. They are very hardworking people that if I can give them fertilizer that will result in higher yields, that they will harvest more millet and maize, I won’t hesitate to do so.”

This, he said, is “because I am not giving them acid to go and pour unto an opponent, I’m giving them fertilizer to apply to the crops and to get a higher yield so if I had some I would have given them. So whoever did that, whether its NPP, PNC or individuals who did that, me, I salute them for doing so.  I don’t think it would have given anybody electoral advantage.”

Source: Citifmonline

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Ghana Armed Forces GAF announces date for 2017/18 recruitment screeningbullet
2 Adult Content We will continue showing porn on TV - Ice TVbullet
3 Freemasonry Here are prominent Ghanaians who are also freemasonsbullet
4 Alleged Stealing 5 Tamale Teaching Hospital staff face dismissalbullet
5 Accra vs Kumasi 6 pictures that perfectly capture the...bullet
6 Fraud Three Ghanaians arrested over £5million romance fraudbullet
7 Kofi Opoku Manu Former Ashanti Regional Minister is deadbullet
8 Illegal Drugs Ghana leads Africa in marijuana use; ranks...bullet
9 Ghana Police Service IGP reshuffles top officersbullet
10 Ministerial Vetting I would still have been single but...bullet

Top Videos

1 Watch Video I lick my wife before going to preach - Kumchacha confessesbullet

News