“Why I am not on talking terms with Akufo-Addo”— Fmr. Energy Minister explains



Former Energy Minister Boakye Kyeremanteng Agyarko has explained why his relationship with President Akufo-Addo has fallen off even after serving in his government.

According to him, although he does not hate Akufo-Addo, he is currently not on talking terms with him.

Speaking on Asempa FM and detailing what has necessitated the quiet bad blood between himself and Nana Akufo-Addo, Mr. Agyarko said he knew he delivered on his mandate as a Minister and thus could not understand why the President would relegate him to the background.

“I don’t have a relationship with the President. People get married for 30 years and get divorced. Of course, we are not on speaking terms, not because of hatred.

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Mr Agyarko said he has learned to move even after he was removed as Energy Minister by President Akufo-Addo some years ago.

“But I have learnt to move on. Because at the end of the day, that’s how life is. I would not allow someone to bring me so low for me to hate him. I don’t hate him.”

Speaking about how his relationship with the President has deteriorated, Mr Agyarko said the last time he spoke to Akufo-Addo was a year ago.

“I have not spoken to him, not even over the phone.” The last time I spoke to him face-to-face was about a year ago“.

Mr Boakye Agyarko who wanted to lead the NPP in 2022, also criticized Akufo-Addo’s performance by stating that the economy was not in a good place.


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