Ken Agyapong urges Agyarko to reject future NPP appointment
Former Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko has been advised not to accept any position in the Akufo-Addo led administration
decision to accept another position after he was sacked will make him [Agyarko] a laughing stock.
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Member of Parliament for Assin Central, Agyapong gave the advice on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen programme Tuesday.
Agyarko lost his job following his involvement in the renegotiation of the controversial AMERI power deal.
Though a statement signed by Director of Communications at the presidency, Eugene Arhin did not state why he was relieved of his post, many are certain the AMERI deal was the reason.
It has also been alleged Boakye Agyarko’s dismissal was after the President was allegedly misled into approving the new AMERI deal which had been rejected by Parliament through an Executive Order.
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But Ken Agyapong stated unequivocally that, some ministers plotted Agyarko’s removal.
“I know all those gossips at the presidency and ministers who planned Agyarko’s sack. I will mention all their names at the right time” he fumed.
The Assin Central MP revealed President came under intense pressure to sack Agyarko.
“Akufo-Addo is a very nice person but he is a so when he comes under pressure, the man is forced to react” he opined.
He could not fathom why some NPP members will move heaven on earth to get a very smart person like Boakye Agyarko out of government.
“It is well because I know President Akufo-Addo is also brilliant but I will advise Boakye Agyarko not to accept any post in government” he stated.
Ken Agyapong added Agyarko can serve Ghana in any capacity but certainly not as a minister.