Former member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Stephen Atubiga has blasted party flagbearer John Dramani Mahama once again through a post on his Facebook.
This follows the former President’s statement that he will appoint NDC-inclined judges to the various courts when he becomes president after the 2024 General Election.
This was after he accused President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of stocking the courts with NPP judges to avoid accountability.
In a post today, Stephen Atubiga has kicked against these comments by John Dramani Mahama, insisting that it is very reckless.
He adds that the former President must retract the comment.
“JDM AkA Vandaam- Bole Bamboi Mugabe must retract the dangerous statement of stocking plenty NDC inclined Judges in the Judiciary when in government. When I tell you people the NDC needs a political strategist to direct their presidential candidate JDM as to what he can and can't say, where to say what, and how to speak without getting a backlash of losing votes.
“Some of you take it for granted. And what the party structure can do or say at a time must also not be taken for granted. This statement is very reckless and dangerous to the JDM's relationship with the judiciary,” Stephen Atubiga said in his statement.
He noted that as an experienced former president like John Dramani Mahama, he should have known better before making such a reckless statement of putting the whole NDC party structure in danger around the judicial system of this country.
Read the full statement from Atubiga below:
Stephen Atubiga writes!!!!!!
JDM AkA Vandaam- Bole Bamboi Mugabe must retract the dangerous statement of stocking plenty NDC inclined Judges in the Judiciary when in government.
When I tell you people the NDC needs a political strategist to direct their presidential candidate JDM as to what he can and can't say, where to say what, and how to speak without getting a backlash of losing votes.
Some of you take it for granted.
And what the party structure can do or say at a time must also not be taken for granted.
This statement is very reckless and dangerous to the JDM's relationship with the judiciary.
An experienced former president like JDM should have known better before making such a reckless statement of putting the whole NDC party structure in danger around the judicial system of this country.
Such an irresponsible, reckless, and dangerous statement is supposed to have come from a party activists, a party executive, or a party sympathizer strategically to start a national conversation, Then, you Vandam JDM can make a joking statement or say people are talking about how the NDC should also do same as your opponent appointing More NPP inclined Judges.
Such a raw contempt, judicial reckless risky statement must be retracted. In the interest of not putting fear and panic in our stable judicial system.
What will happen in this country's judicial system when the NLC is also to appoint NLC-inclined members only into the judiciary when in government? What will happen to the NPP, NDC inclined Judges, or Justices of our country?
The NDC / JDM had the opportunity to have made people like Justice Atubuga as Chief Justice. And to have promoted other Judges and to have called most of those (NDC) lawyers he JDM addressed into the judiciary system.
Now your JDM is letting it sound or look like it's easy to just appoint Judges immediately given power. Forgetting the process in place.
As I saw these NDC-inclined ignorant lawyers clapping and rejoicing over such reckless statements.
Do you NDC people think appointing Judges and justices, is like replacing kiss- condoms with rough-rider condoms immediately after you get a new wife or partner?
Now let me school the NDC small,
Just in case the NDC can defeat the NLC come 2024 God forbid win power.
It's going to take JDM as president about 2years to settle his new government down.
I am talking about between transition to the 5,000 appointments he jdm has to make as new government.
And from the 2years going, the JDM will be distracted by the NDC party as to who will take over from him after his last term in office.
This may even bring serious division among his appointees and the party's interest, to also affect the functions of his government.
Besides the obligation of depths to contractors and obligations of loans left behind by previous former governments to also slow JDM Down finding monies to pay,
It's only during the JDM's 3rd year in office that JDM may be able to start finding money to implement the agenda of the NDC.
Unless the NDC chooses to abandon All NPP projects.
It's only the second term in the 2028 election continuation after Jdm's last term in office that, Ghana may feel or see any chance of changes in the economy by the NDC government.
So please, Vandam should be careful of promises he can't keep or do right away in office.
And be real with the masses as it will take more than his last term in office to implement some changes.
Unless he is doing his last term to exit together with the NDC party structure.
Leading a party and wanting to Run a country like today's Ghana is not like. (
Asking your partner in-bed for different types of styles or positions when making love at once discretion )
Sometimes the opposition party's feet in parliament may have to be kissed in others to achieve a decision as a party in Government. Especially when it happens the opposition has the majority of MPs in the house.
Love you all.