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Anyidoho Urges NDC Leadership To Call ‘Young Ones’ To Order

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Former General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has called on party leaders to instil discipline in the party.

According to Anyidoho, the party leadership has “let too many young men on the loose,” which he believes doesn’t help.

Acting as a moderator at the 41st anniversary of the June 4 revolution, Anyidoho said there are some undisciplined young people in the NDC who think they have seen it all.

“We too we saw things…I just left party leadership so I’m imploring party leadership to instil discipline in the party.”

“Me, I’m insulted. People are paid: ‘Go and insult him, call him names’. The other side, they have the airtime; they propagate what they want to propagate. We have airtime and it is to cast aspersions at our own, call them names: traitors, whatever,” he said.

He added, “well, the flame has been lit. Today, we are spending the anniversary. It’s up to the leadership. There’s the desire, there’s the passion but if you don’t lead and lead well, don’t blame anybody for your woes.”

“Every team coach decides the players who will play [in] the team. If you are not even in the reserve, you dare not wear a jersey and go on the pitch – it’s against the rules. Coaches should choose their teams and be responsible for the results of the games that they encounter.”

Koku Anyidoho bemoaned how the founder, Jerry John Rawlings has suffered insults over the years.

 happened to travel with the founder and the leader to Ho to go and commiserate with the regional chairman, Comrade Ametepe, who had lost the wife. The Friday prior to that movement, the founder had been so insulted on social media only because he had attended the funeral of the late Brigadier Ahiaglo and some picture was captured of him having supposedly sat and turned his back to the flag bearer of the NDC.

“So insulted, until we got to Ho and he asked Dan to go into the vehicle and pick up a pillow. And when that pillow was brought, he showed it to everybody and said: ‘This is the pillow that I’ve been sitting on in my vehicle for years because a young officer, I tried landing from a parachute, I didn’t land well and my back has been aching me for decades, so, when I sit, I have to sit and turn every now and then until I’m comfortable’. Yet, he is insulted,” he narrated.

This year’s June 4 anniversary was celebrated under the theme ‘strengthening the spirit of patriotism resilience and integrity in difficult times.”

On June 4, 1979, some insurrectionists, mainly junior officers and other ranks within the Ghana Armed Forces staged a coup d’etat and removed General Frederick W.K. Akuffo, head of the Supreme Military Council II regime. They freed Flt. Lt. Rawlings and other soldiers who had been arrested for an earlier coup on May 15, less than a month earlier.

Rawlings later went on to become a head of state for 19 years. During his multiple administrations and every year since leaving office in 2000, he celebrates June 4 by rallying the political party he founded, the NDC, under the June 4 mantra of “Probity and Accountability”.

Source: GhanaFeed.com

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Akufo-Addo Urges Ghanaians To Queue And Register Despite ‘Hiding’ In Isolation – Ghanaians React Angrily

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The President of The Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has rallied Ghanaians to rise up and register in their numbers in order to vote in the 2020 elections despite the glaring threat of COVID-19.

Despite the numerous calls to the President to cease the voters registration exercise, His Excellency seems determined to see an end to the exercise come what may, even COVID.

Various stakeholders, including the Ghana Medical Association and many CSO’s have warned against the continued registration exercise looking at the rising number of daily infections, yet the exercise continues nonetheless.

The President who has been under precautionary isolation after being exposed to a COVID-19 positive patient within his circle has urged Ghanaians to go out and register.

The President’s post did not sit down well with many Ghanaians who responded to his tweet chastizing him for being too focused on power at the expense of lives.

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Gender Minister Supports Calls To Ban Counsellor Lutterodt From Speaking In The Media

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The Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, Cynthia Mamle Morrison has asked that George Lutterodt must be banned from speaking in the media with immediate effect.

According to the Minister, she described George Lutterodt’s comment as insane and asked rhetorically wether he has raped somebody before.

Speaking to Valentina Ofori Afriyie on 12 Live on Class91.3FM on Friday, 10 July 2020, Mrs Morrison stated that she “was surprised a sane human being can sit on radio and television and make some utterances.”

“Has he raped somebody before? Does he know how rape victims feel about being raped… it is sad that the interview went on. What was the programme about? How can somebody behave like that? This is so insane. This is just not right,” she stated.

She indicated that Ama K Abebrese reached out to her concerning gathering signatures for the petition, which the Ministry would have a look at, adding, however, that the“counsellor”should not be entertained on the airwaves.

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Report on 47-Year-Old Woman Who Died At Ridge Hospital Finally Released

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Report on the cause of death of Madam Esther Sosuh had been released by Management of the Greater Accra Regional Hospital popularly known as the Ridge Hospital.

Madam Sosuh wife of the Director of the Ghana Institute of Languages died on the evening of June 25 on what was alleged to be wrong prescription by a doctor whilst receiving treatment at the hospital.

Her death generated public outcry with most Ghanaians bemoaning on their experiences with nurses and doctors of the said facility calling on authorities to set up a committee to investigate the unfortunate incident.

However, a report from the facility expounded that, “the above-named patient (Esther Sosuh) was first seen at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital (GARH) on the 9th of June 2020 where she reported with complaints of an anterior abdominal wall swelling.”

It further went on to reveal that after “a thorough assessment and examination, a diagnosis of a Reducible Epigastric Hernia was made. She was then worked up for surgery and made to do various investigations and subsequently referred to see the Anaesthesia team for review and clearance for surgery. She reported back on the 16th of June 2020, having been cleared by the anaesthesia team for surgery. She was then booked to have an elective hernia repair on 22nd June 2020 to be admitted the day before surgery.”

The hospital claimed that, the supposed surgery was successful and as such she was sent to the recovering room “where she spent 2 hours under strict monitoring. After spending 2 hours in the Recovery ward she was eventually transferred to the Surgical ward.”

According to the Ridge Hospital, “on arrival to the Surgical ward, her vital signs were checked and recorded and they were normal. The Patient was seen in the morning of Tuesday 23 rd June 2020 where she complained of pain at the incision site. She was examined and put on analgesia (pain relief)… She was encouraged to mobilize and to start feeding.”

The report then disclosed that “at around 5 pm on Tuesday, 23rd June 2020, the patient fell in the washroom whilst using the toilet and was assisted and examined by doctors and nurses on the ward and an Impression of Pulmonary embolism was formed. She was given SC clexane 80mg and put on TED stockings.”

After then, the report said she complained of restlessness, severe central chest pains and sweating  which was on  a Wednesday June,24.

After examination, “a chest Xray, Electrocardiography, D-Dimer, Troponins I and 2 were done and Physician Specialist was requested to review her.”

She was then put on medication after results from Eectrocardiography revealed Myocardi Infraction, the Hospital said.

The report then wind up that, “At 11:45 pm of 24th June, 2020 [the] patient suddenly became severely dyspneic and restless. The night doctors were called to see the patient who they assessed and commenced resuscitation immediately but was unsuccessful and the patient declared clinically dead at 12:10 am on Thursday, 25th June 2020.”

Source: GHANAFEED.COM

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