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Illicit Drugs And Politics – The Way Forward Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea

Posted by Business in Ghana on November 29, 2010

By Georgette Dede Djaba, LLM Solicitor, London ,  29 November 2010

I have been extremely fascinated by developments over the past week in Ghana with regard to illicit drugs and Politicians.

On the one hand, in the red corner, we have heard the indefatigable and formidable lawyer and politician, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo stating categorically that he has never done drugs and in the blue corner, Hon. Ama Benyiwa Doe MP, Minster for Central Region stating that all NPP members are drug peddlers.  What is the perception of Ghanaians abroad?

Our community based radio stations in London, in particular Focus Radio were jammed with callers asking Nana to provide a medical report to silence his critics such as the controversial maverick politician/comic Kofi Wayo called for proof of Nana’s assertion by way of blood test and current medical report.  Medical reports are confidential in the UK. Read the rest of this entry »

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