Bernard Antwi Boasiako aka Chairman Wontumi, the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) insists former President Mahama is not competent enough to be elected as president of Ghana again.
Chairman Wontumi argued vehemently that the decision by Kojo Bonsu, a former Chief Executive of the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), to contest Mr. Mahama in the NDC presidential race, clearly buttresses his claim.
According to the Ashanti Regional NPP Chairman, Kojo Bonsu, prior to his shocking decision to join the NDC flagbearership race, strongly backed Mr. Mahama. He has persistently defended Mr. Mahama publicly for so many years.
Chairman Wontumi, therefore, stated that if a personality like Kojo Bonsu, who has faithfully served Mr. Mahama over the years, had eventually decided to snub him now then the ex-president is not capable to be elected president again.
“From all indications, Kojo Bonsu has realized that former President John Dramani Mahama is an incompetent person, who has no ideas or knowledge to properly manage the affairs of the country and that is why he has snubbed him,” he added.
Speaking in an interview, Chairman Wontumi stated that ex-President Mahama had “become like an orphan” in his own political party, saying “I even pity Mr. Mahama as he looks dejected now”.
The Ashanti Regional NPP Chairman also lauded Kojo Bonsu for having the boldness to reject Mr. Mahama at this crucial time, adding “I also suspect that, perhaps, Kojo Bonsu loves Ghana and he has seen that Mr. Mahama is not patriotic enough”.
According to Chairman Wontumi, Mr. Mahama would suffer more ‘let downs’ or ‘stab in back’ situations in the NDC from now till the time that the largest opposition political party would go to Congress.
“It is the end of the road for Mr. Mahama because he no longer commands the respect and authority that he used to enjoy in the NDC when he was the president of Ghana 19 months ago,” Wontumi affirmed.