Popular Security Analyst, Adam Bonah says security situations in the country could become worse if Kan Dapaah who is the National Security Minister designate is approved to man the the ministry for another term.
According to Adam Bonah, Kan Dapaah is one of the nominees of president Akufo Addo who need not to be maintained to head ministries they once head in the first term presidency of Akufo Addo.
He indicated however, that the one who advised the president to re-nominate Mr. Kan Dapaah who has already been vetted by parliament’s appointment committee, did the president no good job.
“…but for me, the one that I’m appalled, the one that I think he shouldn’t have maintained, if you ask me, the one he shouldn’t have maintained is Kan Dapaah.”
“I think that who ever advise the president to reappoint Kan Dapaah didn’t do a good job. And the security situation will get worse,” Mr. Bonah stated while speaking on TV3’s NewDay program which was monitored by GhanaVanguard.com on Monday, February 15, 2021.
When asked further by the host of the program, Johnnie Hudges to name who he[Bonah] deems fit for the position of Minister for National Security as he thinks Kan Dapaah is not eligible; he named the likes of General Amidu, Hon. Henry Kwartey who was the immediate past Deputy Minister for the National Security Ministry and 80-year old Dr. Kwame Addo Kuffour who served as Defense Minister in the administration of his brother, former president Agyekum Kuffour.
He added Francis Opoku, Hon. Collins Dauda who is a ranking member of the parliament’s defense committee as persons with the brilliance required to be in the helm of affairs of the National Security Ministry.
“…In the president’s own party, most of the guys who were…I think General Amidu is alive. President Kuffour’s brother…(Dr. Addo Kuffour).
“…Even some of the young ones, those serving in the defense committee of parliament…Collins Dauda, former Deputy National Security Minister, Henry Kwartey, Francis Opoku…these are brilliaint guys, he added.
Meanwhile, the national Vice Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Chief Sofo Azourka has also cautioned NDC lawmakers who are on the parliament’s appointment committee to vote against the National Security Minister designate.
According to him, the approval of Kan Dapaah to serve in the ministry for another term will spell doom for the country as insecurity will be on a steady rise among others.