The Spanish Ambassador to Ghana Alicia Rico has downplayed claims that former President John Mahama “painted Ghana black” to diplomats within the country once he met them over the violence that characterised the Ayawaso West-Wuogon by-election in Gregorian calendar month.
Mr. Mahama came beneath significant criticism from the govt and alternative critics when he met the diplomats and showed them videos of the brutalities that happened throughout the election that was won by the ruling party’s candidate.
“This is unpatriotic and shameful. it’s as a result of if he gathered Ghanaians, decision it the domain or African country professionals or Ghanaian businessmen and he talked regarding matters of concern to him, I’ll don’t have any downside. He’s a former head of state then for a awfully vital opinion leader however to collect foreigners and take a look atto color Ghana black is simply not acceptable,” Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Marfo aforesaid of the previous president’s actions.
Speaking to Bola Ray on rock star Chat wednesday, the Spanish ambassador who had earlier declined to supply a definitive response on the matter, yielded to the insistence of a caller on the topic respondent “ No, I don’t assume Ghana has been painted black”.
Meanwhile, the Presidential Commission that was established to probe the claims of brutalities is nonetheless to gift their report back tothe President when hearing from the key witnesses within the matter for near a month.
The commission that was semi conductor diode by Justice Emile Short took proof from politicians, security agencies, civil society teams and therefore the media.