Professor Kwamena Ahwoi, a main member of the National Democratic Congress has revealed that he resisted force from former President Jerry John Rawlings to run down Professor John Evans Atta Mills in the lead up to the 2008 elections.
Prof. Ahwoi and Rawlings enjoyed an amazing relationship with the previous serving under different ministerial portfolios in Rawlings’ government.
But the one time enviable relationship between 2 NDC dignitaries has damaged down totally and Ahwoi has in a book disclose the reason of his breakdown.
Ahwoi explains that Rawlings’ continual condemnation of Atta Mills is the purpose for their now frosty relationship.
Ahwoi stated as someone who performed a main function in the initiation of Mills into the NDC, he was not happy with Rawlings’ continual condemnation of him.
Despite their fallout, Ahwoi still has a seerious deal of respect and admiration for Rawlings whom he narrate as a “fantastic leader.”
“It was one of the low point in the relationship between myself and President Rawlings due to the fact I didn’t expect him to do some thing like this.”
“Rawlings was a fantastic leader and there was a time that I would have died for him. As at the time we left office in 2001, the relationship between us was just fantastic.”
From 1990 to 2001, Professor Ahwoi served as Minister of Local Government and Rural Development.