Confusion Mahama’s death should not be politicised – Kwesi Anning

Two men poured acid on the Upper East regional chairman of the party when he was returning from his construction site late in the night

  • Published:
Mahama Adams play The late Adams Mahama
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Security Analyst, Dr. Kwesi Anning has asked Ghanaians not to politicize the tragic death of the Upper East Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Adams Mahama.

According to Dr. Anning, it is important that thorough investigations are conducted to bring the perpetrators to book.

“It is very important that we move our conversations around this issue away from politics and to concentrate on the criminal side… it is important that we don’t politicize this murder…it is a criminal act and we need to look at that because if we don’t deal with this case as quickly as possible then we may have some ramifications that may be unpleasant…There may be political difficulties but somebody who is not related to that political difficulty may exploit that difficult situation for their own other end”, he said on Citi FM.

Two men poured acid on the Upper East regional chairman of the party when he was returning from his construction site late in the night.

According to Adama Mahama’s aide, Zakariah Osman, the NPP chairman was in his car when he was stopped by two unidentified persons, and in an attempt to inquire the reason why he was stopped, they poured the substance on him.

The regional chairman was rushed to the Bolgatanga Regional Hospital where he died.

Some party members are accusing the party’s national chairman, Paul Afoko and general secretary, Kwabena Agyepong of being behind the act.

                                                       

Background to their claim

Adams was in the news recently after some irate supporters of the Danquah-Busia-Dombo tradition chased out Paul Afoko and Kwabena Agyepong from a meeting in the region. The angry party members allegedly attacked the national executives and others with sticks and broken bottles for organising the meeting without informing the regional chairman, Adams. Adams was accused of masterminding the riot but denied and cautioned national executives to respect party structures.

Download our mobile app today.

Android - Google Play Store

iPhone - Apple App Store

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Christmas Hamper Nana Addo rejects $500,000 from corporate organisationbullet
2 Asantehemaa's Death Funeral of Asantehemaa underway [Photos]bullet
3 Francisca Oteng-Mensah 24 year old MP complains about unbearable...bullet
4 Asantehemaa’s Funeral Nana Afia Kobi to be buried with gold ornamentsbullet
5 Manhyia Palace One shot, several collapse at Asantehemaa’s funeralbullet
6 Asantehemaa's Death I'm homeless; Otumfuo Osei Tutu II pays...bullet
7 Ghana Armed Forces Army chief charged with pick-up theftbullet
8 Inauguration Day Nana Addo makes fun of plagiarism gaffebullet
9 Nayele Cocaine Saga Nayele Ametefe's assets confiscation...bullet
10 Corruption I'll make sure Opuni goes to jail - Kennedy...bullet

Top Videos

1 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide marries his 23-year-old...bullet
2 Refugee Ghanaian to lose fingers after 7-hour trek to cross US borderbullet
3 Woyome Judgement Debt Kweku Baako dances over Amidu's winbullet
4 Vitiligo Enam Honya - is challenging what you think about beautybullet
5 Obinim What happen'd when we fact checked Obinim's Bible knowledgebullet
6 Obinim saga We had sex only once - Obinim victims confessbullet
7 Kwame Nkrumah Interchange Water leaks from hole in wall at...bullet
8 Video Taxi driver terrified after an encounter with a ghostbullet
9 Watch Kumchacha delivers Counselor Lutterodt from 'demons'bullet
10 Ashiaman This is what being a market queen is aboutbullet

News