The Ashanti Regional communication Director of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Samed Akalilu says he is shocked by the decision of one of the party’s communicators to defect to the opposition New Patriotic Party.
Awal Mohammed, who was the Deputy National Communications Officer for Zongo Caucus, the official wing of National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Zongo communities on Wednesday announced his defection to the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP). He his defection was based on his “principles and convictions”.
He said he was disappointed the NDC did not state any policy to address concerns of the Zongo community in its recently launched manifesto.
Awal Mohammed who spoke to OTEC FM’S DWABREM host Nana Apratwum that he believed the as a party had failed to tackle the high unemployment situation in the country resulting in untold hardship on many people.
Awal Mohammed also revealed receiving threatening messages but vow he will not kowtow to any pressure or intimidation.
But Samed Akalilu told newsmen Thursday said, “I certainly did not know what his [Awal Mohammed] real motives were but considering how spirited he defended the party on radio, nobody, in his wildest imagination, would believe he would pitch camp with our bitterest political opponents at this crucial moment.”
Source; Otec fm; kumasi; story by CJ LOUIS