SHOW US YOUR “WILLS” BEFORE YOU PARTNER HIM: FAMILIES OF JM’s PROSPECTIVE RUNNING-MATES DEMAND FROM THEIR KINSMEN.
It is increasingly becoming dangerously clear that the hunt for a running mate within the NDC to partner the former president is not ending any soon. Things are disappointingly falling apart and the centre is reluctantly not ready to hold.
Deepthroat revelations from the umbrella fold is extremely worrying. According to reliable information, the prospective candidates contacted so far had to do serious consultations with their family members for approval or rejection of the overtures made by the former president to them. Coincidentally, each of them were hit by the same condition from their kinsmen which is even worse than the World Bank/IMF conditionalities imposed on poor countries that approach them for loans. Out of frustrations and fears, each of these families demanded that before their much-loved and cherished men could agree to go with the “timber truck” for elections 2020, they should make their wills known to them before “hanging themselves”.
These worrying and emotional demands from their close relatives have kept these potential running-mates confused and thinking. Will it really be a journey of no return to accept offers to partner this John? They keep asking themselves. They have difficulties getting back to the former president and he equally have difficulties telling if they have agreed or not. This is why the man seems to be in a permanent dilemma as to who goes with him for election 2020. How can he name anyone?
The Akans have it that “if your mother is dead and you say she is asleep, when night falls, the truth will be told”. Now, one can’t tell whether JM is playing hide and seek with the NDC fraternity or the NDC propagandists are playing hide and seek with JM over his running mate conundrum–the lying champions. But, the NDC and JM can run but they certainly can’t hide.
It is an open secret nationwide that the elimination spirit in this John is starving him and will continue to starve him of a running-mate. If his surrogates are here, they should kindly hint him that Ghanaians are impatiently waiting for him to choose his running-mate now to extricate himself from this dangerous tag of “a carelessly loaded timber truck” that is a hazard to those before it and behind it as the timber log can fall at anytime.