90% of those mentioned above have proved to be incompetent, but all the president has done is move them to new positions. Management of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has been replaced by Kufuor Klan members, visiting dignities are forced to make a call on the Ashantehene, Govt loans are given to chiefs, belonging to Kufuor’s ethnic group, to disperse, etc These are a few example of how the president and his cronies operate. The president has refused to probe his family members and those of his ministers. Examples: Ofori-Attah's Obotan real estate deal; Wereko-Brobbey's VRA; Mamponghene's wife - who stole billions of Cedis from the Kumasi branch of Bank of Ghana, etc Conclusion President Kufuor has proven to be a “Konongo Kaya”, because he is not up to the task, but he still wants another 4 more years. He is playing Kokofu football, because he has made sure all his relatives (competent & incompetent) get government positions Perhaps the president knows so little about how much Ghanaians are suffering, because of his unhappy knack of always being “on holiday” (he calls them travelling to look for investments) when things get sticky. And when the dust finally settles on the 2004 elections, he might find himself on another holiday -- a permanent one As a fellow Ghanaian rightly said: Kufuor is the cross Ghana has to bear, the price we have to pay for democracy. The tragedy would be if he is re-elected in 2004 Footnote: writer made correction on September 2 10:40 GMT 1 - was: $43 million in original article 2- was: Kufuor condemns the excesses of the June 4 revolution, but took up an appointment with that government. Views expressed by the author(s) do not necessarily reflect those of GhanaHomePage.
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