I’ll Refuse An Appointment From Prez Akufo-Addo – Pratt

The Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr says he will turn down any appointment from President Nana Akufo-Addo.

Contributing to a panel discussion on Peace FM’s morning show ‘Kokrokoo‘, the Journalist shared how Akufo-Addo told him about an appointment in 2001 and he turned it down.

” . . At the time he (Akufo-Addo) was not yet the Attorney-General, immediately after the elections . . . he called to tell me that President Kufuor wanted to work with me in governement . . . I’ll not do it today or tomorrow . .” he stated.
According to him, he also turned down an ambassadorial position from President John Evans Atta Mills (late).

” . . I was to become Ghana’s Ambassador to Cuba, but I refused to take that appointment . . . I’ve refused appointments on several occassions . . “ he said in response to a question from Henry Nana Boakye whether he would accept an offer of appointment in government.

“I’ve refused one offer which came through him (Akufo-Addo) before and I’ll refuse it again,” he added.

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