The Director of Operations at the Presidency, Mr Lord Commey has dismissed reports that he has been sacked.
Reacting to reports on social media suggesting he was sacked for unknown reasons, Mr Commey accused his critics of spreading “lies” because he would not allow them to frustrate his work at the presidency.
He spoke in a radio interview on Asempa FM's Ekosii Sen programme on Friday afternoon.
“People say I’m stubborn and yes I’m stubborn because President Akufo-Addo has confidence in me and that’s why he appointed me. And anyone that will frustrate your work to prevent you from achieving your goals must be crushed or else you won’t get there,” he said.
He explained: “In the performance of your duties you might step on some toes, which is accepted. You can even deliberately step on toes to achieve results and apologise afterwards because we need to get results. If that is why people are badmouthing me then too bad and that is unfortunate, but that will not deter me from doing what I have to do and have been doing in this country’s politics for the past 25 years.”
Mr Commey noted that he was not appointed to please anyone but to serve and help Mr Akufo-Addo achieve his goals for the country, something he has kept at.
He added: “In spite of all the criticism, they also agree I’m good at my job. So please it’s an appeal to all Ghanaians that at this stage of the new change, the assurance is we wouldn’t do anything to disappoint Ghanaians.”