Friday, 21 August 2009


I refer to the story posted on the general news web-page of, on Thursday, 20 August 2009, entitled: “Ohene Ntow Too Loots Bungalow”, which appeared in The Enquirer newspaper of the same date. Perhaps in addition to being old and senile, I am also blind as a bat - but where exactly in the story was Nana Ntow interviewed: and if he wasn't, why was he not interviewed: if The Enquirer sought to give its readers a balanced story, instead of a one-sided one, i.e.?

Perhaps the question a more responsible journalist might have asked himself, in trying to write a more balanced story, would have been: “Could it be, perhaps, that squatters moved in after his departure from the property - and turned it into a pig's luxury mansion, I wonder?” and then proceeded to try and contact the hapless victim of his most unprofessional conduct. Clearly, we shall never know whether that was the case or not - as the lazy reporter who wrote the story did not act professionally in this instance: and has damaged the poor man’s reputation, beyond repair: if the conclusions he drew, in the absence of conducting an interview with Nana Ohene-Ntow to ascertain the truth, did no actually match the true facts on the ground (in a manner of speaking – and no pun intended, incidentally).

Perhaps the reporter will take the advice of an old buffoon (who has no formal education, incidentally), and opt for a different profession, as he has clearly not mastered even the basic tool of his profession - language: in this instance the English language, which this unprofessional hack has crucified so. As for the ever-erudite Nana Ohene-Ntow, it does appear that he and the crowd he belongs to, simply came to improve their own personal net worth (as we are now discovering, to our collective cost): not to improve the quality of life of ordinary people - which is why the powerful crooks who dominated his confounded party, succeeded so brilliantly, in turning our democracy into a kleptocracy: and ended up introducing a dog-eat-dog selfishness culture into the nation of diverse-ethnicity, with a caring-and-sharing culture, which the great Osagyefo Dr. Kwame Nkrumah founded.

Having rooked our country silly - the cabal of amoral and Akan tribal-supremacist rogues in the presidency during our erstwhile Hypocrite-in-Chief, President Kufuor’s tenure (who unfortunately dominated the New Patriotic Party throughout their eight years in power), then proceeded to divide our country with their ruthless and infernal Kokofu-football politricks. Alas, their many golden chickens are now coming home to roost, one by one - and no matter how violently those blinkered "My-party-my-tribe-right-or-wrong" myrmidon-types (who were too blind to see what was wrong in our nation then, and way too thick to think for themselves today: and whose blind support ended up destroying Nana Ntow's party so) protest, nothing can stop the crooks amongst them from eventually ending up in jail – for their many crimes against ordinary Ghanaians: and willfully causing so much financial loss to the Ghanaian nation-state. Hmmm, Ghana - eyeasemm oo: asem ebaba debi ankasa!

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