Johnson Asiedu-Nketiah

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Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We are presenting to you a manifesto that was not developed by leaders of a party who have arrogated themselves the power of thinking for other people. We are presenting to you the product of the people's own thinking,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “So, if the whole group is a little more than 11 million, it is not possible that when you do the necessary deductions of the minors, you would get 10 million” “And even if you had 10 million, there is nothing to show that all those 10 million Ghana cardholders registered for the new voter ID card. It is statistically impossible. So, the EC’s 10 million figure is suspicious” External link

modernghana Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “It means, deliberately, you wanted to disenfranchise some people” External link

modernghana Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah claimed : “We feel vindicated because the court itself in an earlier ruling has clearly stated that the possession of the existing voter’s ID card means that the holder is a citizen of Ghana who is qualified to be registered to exercise his or her powers so the court couldn’t have gone back on its own earlier ruling,” External link

ghanaweb Friday, June 26, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We feel vindicated because the court itself in an earlier ruling had clearly stated that the possession of an existing voter’s ID card means the holder is a citizen of Ghana,” External link

3NewsGhana Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “since the EC is sticking to its gun, it is about time we discharged our responsibilities about the consequences of their action” External link

modernghana Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “since the EC is sticking to its gun, it is about time we discharged our responsibilities about the consequences of their action” External link

modernghana Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “So she refused to do it and when she came back from the assignment, they had taken her from one head office to some district branch in Greater Accra and when she went there the manager [at the district branch] said ‘there is no desk for you’,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “I have been meeting him every now and then and cannot come to terms with anyone saying he has been infected with COVID-19,” External link

modernghana Monday, May 18, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We are where we are because the EC set out to solve a problem which does not exist” External link

modernghana Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We are where we are because the EC set out to solve a problem which does not exist” External link

modernghana Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “We don’t believe that Mahamudu Bawumia is a torn in NDC’s flesh. In fact the way he has messed his own reputation up, it will be very advantageous for us if he gets the slot to be running mate of NPP and he will be a very easy candidate to deal with,” External link

ghanaweb Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added ( about Akufo Addo ) : “Have you seen the President wearing a mask in any of the national addresses he has made so far? Meanwhile, he advises Ghanaians to wear it always. When ex-President Rawlings was in power and he urged Ghanaians to desilt our gutters he himself got down into the gutters at Nima and desilted them. So President Akufo Addo must do what he preaches and the citizens will learn from him” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added ( about Akufo Addo ) : “Have you seen the President wearing a mask in any of the national addresses he has made so far? Meanwhile, he advises Ghanaians to wear it always. When ex-President Rawlings was in power and he urged Ghanaians to desilt our gutters he himself got down into the gutters at Nima and desilted them. So President Akufo Addo must do what he preaches and the citizens will learn from him” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “We don’t believe that Mahamudu Bawumia is a torn in NDC’s flesh. In fact the way he has messed his own reputation up, it will be very advantageous for us if he gets the slot to be running mate of NPP and he will be a very easy candidate to deal with,” External link

3NewsGhana Saturday, May 9, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “No subcommittee of the party has been formed or tasked by the National Executive Committee for selection of a Running Mate. For the avoidance of doubt, the procedures for selecting a Running Mate as prescribed under Article 43 of our party Constitution, does not include the formation of any such Sub-Committee,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “if the time comes we shall name the running mate but for now, the President said we should fight the coronavirus so that is our focus” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, April 29, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “if the time comes we shall name the running mate but for now, the President said we should fight the coronavirus so that is our focus” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, April 29, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “it’s not the will of the government to fight the disease. The fight against the illness is faulty because how can you say we should compile register at this time of the year?” External link

3NewsGhana Thursday, April 16, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “it’s not the will of the government to fight the disease. The fight against the illness is faulty because how can you say we should compile register at this time of the year?” External link

3NewsGhana Thursday, April 16, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah remarks : "This whole announcement of emergency here, emergency there. Stopping this gathering stopping that gathering, in my view, on the surface, it would appear to the world that the president is acting to deal with COVID-19," External link

modernghana Friday, March 20, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “The current BDR’s are not obsoleteThe EC is now in the process of procurement. We are in March now, so between today and 18th April, the EC has to bring samples or prototypes of their equipment to go and do pilot registration, train everybody [its officers] before they come and start the re-registration process,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We had a letter some three days ago that our technical persons were expected to meet the Electoral Commission this morning [Thursday], in fact without any agenda. So we had to write back to them that we can no longer continue to be ambushed into meetings because it is an issue we raised even with the Committee of Eminent Persons, the Electoral Commission is engaged in a charade of consultations, they pretend to be consulting you when they are not consulting you” External link

modernghana Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : "We had a letter some three days ago that our technical persons were expected to meet the Electoral Commission this morning [Thursday], in fact without any agenda. So we had to write back to them that we can no longer continue to be ambushed into meetings because it is an issue we raised even with the Committee of Eminent Persons, the Electoral Commission is engaged in a charade of consultations, they pretend to be consulting you when they are not consulting you" External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, February 15, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : “The intimidation has been taken a notch higher with yesterday's invitation from the CID on the outrageous basis that 'some persons picked up for interrogation and investigation in connection with alleged involvement in forgery and attempts to spread false information to cause fear and panic in the country of kidnapping and causing unlawful damage. We dismiss this claim as a sinister fabrication and lie, conjured up by the Police CID and its Director-General at the instigation of the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo Government,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : “Many Ghanaians, including the NDC, hold the view that there is something sinister behind the ploy by the Jean Mensa-Bossman Asare-led EC to compile a new voters’ register” External link

modernghana Monday, December 30, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : "From the way the majority is behaving, it looks like they will want to hide something from us probably about the person of the Chief Justice, but they cannot hide anything from us. We fully support the decision of the minority to boycott the vetting if they (Majority) do not follow due processes," External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah indicated : “The withdrawal of the Amendment Bill on Article 243(1) is completely unnecessary and brings into question the President’s commitment to his campaign promise to make the position of MMDCEs elective. It is a violation of a key manifesto promise of the NPP and exposes the fact that President Akufo-Addo’s much-touted pledge to make the position of MMDCEs elective has been a quid pro quo all along” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : "He [Domelevo] is being met with resistance and machinations," External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, November 25, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We had come to the critical point where we are about summarizing proceedings and drawing conclusions so it was absolutely necessary for the leader for our delegation to be there,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, November 25, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “it’s either Ghanaians vote No or the government withdraw it for us to deliberate more on the issue” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, November 22, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “it’s either Ghanaians vote No or the government withdraw it for us to deliberate more on the issue” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, November 22, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We had come to the critical point where we are about summarising proceedings and drawing conclusions so it was absolutely necessary for the leader for our delegation to be there,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, November 22, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about The Deputy ) : “The NGO she ran went to organize a programme that was openly against NDC,” “We complained about it, she came to insult us and because of that we withdrew our participation from the NGO” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : "It is imperative that these urgent actions be taken even as we await the official position of the Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) on the termination of the PDS concession and the future of the power compact itself," External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, October 25, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “Their shady and negligent conduct in the handling of the PDS concessions agreement has created this mess” External link

modernghana Thursday, October 24, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added ( about Ken Ofori Atta ) : “We know from Ken Ofori Atta's termination letter that even though the ECG did not receive the requested confirmation and proof of authorisation by Al Koot by the tender date, the ECG was compelled to confirm acceptance of the demand guarantee, despite the advice by Hunton and Williams LLP, transaction advisors to the deal” External link

modernghana Thursday, October 24, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : "It is imperative that these urgent actions be taken even as we await the official position of the Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) on the termination of the PDS concession and the future of the power compact itself," External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 21, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : “The Education Minister lied to Ghanaians, they wanted to secretly introduce the CSE into our school curriculum but now they are telling us there is nothing like that, NAPO must be fired as soon as possible for his incompetence,we have better people who can handle that portfolio,” External link

modernghana Friday, October 11, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “Their plan was to use the public outrage over the accusation to blackmail and bully the original shareholders to get in line. But the firecracker they launched has turned into a thermonuclear bomb that has exposed their wicked greed,” External link

ghanaweb Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “According to our unimpeachable sources, the original Ghanaian shareholders rebelled, threatened and refused to participate in this charade. It is this defiance that outraged the Akufo-Addo faction and occasioned the suspension of the PDS Concession with the hope that the resulting pressure would force the compliance of the original shareholders,” External link

ghanaweb Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “Ghanaians are unified in the belief that our country has been overrun by corruption with the president sitting at the apex of a cabal representing this. The clergy, the media, civil society and other interest groups including conscientious elders of the NPP itself have all been unanimous in their condemnation of the level of corruption under Akufo-Addo” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “Ghanaians are unified in the belief that our country has been overrun by corruption with the president sitting at the apex of a cabal representing this. The clergy, the media, civil society and other interest groups including conscientious elders of the NPP itself have all been unanimous in their condemnation of the level of corruption under Akufo-Addo” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “The ballot papers are ready and en route to the various constituencies where elections will take place,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, August 24, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added ( about Commission ) : “We have also submitted the compiled list of qualified party members who will be allowed to vote, to the Electoral Commission (EC),” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, August 24, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “Aspirants or voters who will decide to disregard the laid down rules would be made to face the law,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, August 24, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about Commission ) : "Most of the issues we raised were fiercely ignored and treated with contempt by the Jean Mensa-Bossman Asare led Electoral Commission," External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, June 28, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah alleged : “At Akweley, a suburb of Kasoa, NPP thugs unleash an unprovoked violence on Mr. Freeman Adjah Tetteh, the registration officer for turning down an order by the MCE to have special numbers issued to people who were in the queue after close of the day’s registration,” External link

3NewsGhana Thursday, June 27, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “18 NDC members were injured, an NDC MP was slapped, someone got shot in the leg among a lot happened at the Ayawaso but the President has overlooked that” External link

modernghana Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “18 NDC members were injured, an NDC MP was slapped, someone got shot in the leg among a lot happened at the Ayawaso but the President has overlooked that” External link

modernghana Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “It is indeed true that every Government changes the people that occupy top positions in the various security services but the NPP has rather employed its trained vigilantes to handle such sensitive offices. Most BNI District Officers working in Banda, Tain and Wench are from the Delta forces” External link

modernghana Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “It is indeed true that every Government changes the people that occupy top positions in the various security services but the NPP has rather employed its trained vigilantes to handle such sensitive offices. Most BNI District Officers working in Banda, Tain and Wench are from the Delta forces” External link

modernghana Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “I was one of the architectures of the 1992 Constitution. And since I served on the Decentralisation Committee of the Consultative Assembly (the body which drafted the 1992 Constitution), who were directly responsible for crafting the provisions as they exist now, let me say, however, that laws are made to deal or respond to situations at any point in time” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, June 10, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “we are talking about universal adult suffrage as the basis for this election. But we are going into the referendum, and we are going to register voters” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, June 10, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated : “The attitude of the EC as far as this issue is concerned defies common sense. We see it as a deliberate attempt to ensure that many people who qualify under the law are not registered, and for that matter, would not take part in the 2020 elections,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, June 6, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah observed : “You [EC] are going to conduct an election and you are enjoined by the constitution to make sure that every Ghanaian of 18 years and above is registered and would have the opportunity to cast their ballot” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “So, if you cannot expand, you cannot be seen to be shrinking the registration thereby threatening our democracyany democracy that seeks to disenfranchise people is not a good one,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, May 17, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah noted : “Every issue that we the NDC had raised has been legitimately based on our rights as provided by law and in most in cases, they had come to apologize. If you ask us what we are doing against the EC, it will be like victim blaming because we are the victim” External link

modernghana Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:32:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “Look, the question I asked, I don’t think it solicited all the information you are bringing up” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah noted : “Every issue that we the NDC have raised has been legitimately based on our rights as provided by law and in most in cases, they had come to apologize. If you ask us what we are doing against the EC, it will be like victim blaming because we are the victim” External link

modernghana Friday, April 26, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “So, if you cannot expand, you cannot be seen to be shrinking the registration thereby threatening our democracyany democracy that seeks to disenfranchise people is not a good one,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, April 26, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : “If we were to arrest people based on leaked tape, no NPP member would have been free by now. President Akufo Addo himself was caught in a leaked tape inciting party youth, that’s when he said ‘all die be die’, but he was not arrested. Then Osafo Marfo’s tape also popped up, he told the whole world that it was doctored and nobody arrested him. The CID Boss herself was caught in a leaked tape strategizing to how to cover up for the NPP government in a case she was investigating. Nobody arrested her but was rather promoted. She’s now the person investigating leaked tape, what moral right has she got to do that? Her action is laughable,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told ( about Koku Anyidoho ) : “The activities of these vigilantes have become very worrying, they go and undertake an operation, they come back and tell the police that this is what they’ve gone to do so the police must come out and claim responsibility. Do you know that the supposed security operative who arrested Koku Anyidoho at the time we were holding a press conference are members of the pro-ruling party’s vigilante group, Delta Forces? So we were even at the Police Headquarters before they regularized their action to seem as though it was the police that had effected the arrest,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, March 3, 2019 11:44:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “I want to believe that a meeting between NPP and NDC won't solve any problem. Also, the President's threat of using legislation is also not going to solve any problem because there are laws in the country that can deal with this problem. What is lacking is the political will of the governing President. It takes the President alone to clean the state apparatus of the vigilantism to clamp down on vigilantism outside the state apparatus” External link

modernghana Friday, February 22, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : “I want to believe that a meeting between NPP and NDC won't solve any problem. Also, the President's threat of using legislation is also not going to solve any problem because there are laws in the country that can deal with this problem. What is lacking is the political will of the governing President. It takes the President alone to clean the state apparatus of the vigilantism to clamp down on vigilantism outside the state apparatus,” External link

modernghana Friday, February 22, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated : "When the state security is neutral, then they can now be used to implement the laws that already exist against the formation of a private army, private vigilantes and so on," External link

modernghana Friday, February 22, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We think that this meeting must happen between the government and the political parties. ” External link

modernghana Friday, February 22, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We think that this meeting must happen between the government and the political parties. ” External link

modernghana Friday, February 22, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated : "When the state security is neutral, then they can now be used to implement the laws that already exist against the formation of a private army, private vigilantes and so on," External link

myjoyonline Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:59:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We think that this meeting must happen between the government and the political parties. ” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:59:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We think that this meeting must happen between the government and the political parties. ” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:59:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “One person is dead and the other is receiving treatment,” External link

3NewsGhana Monday, February 18, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about Commission ) : “This Commission of they [NPP] have formed has is flawed at births. In fact it is fake,” External link

modernghana Friday, February 15, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “The fact that he has been a cadre and a former Minister does not give him that chance,” External link

modernghana Friday, February 15, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : "Goosie Tanoh is one of the aspirants who has picked nomination form to contest our presidential primaries elections if he wins, we shall all join him to fight our common enemy which is NPP" External link

modernghana Sunday, December 16, 2018 4:24:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : "Goosie Tanoh is one of the aspirants who has picked nomination form to contest our presidential primaries elections if he wins, we shall all join him to fight our common enemy which is NPP" External link

myjoyonline Sunday, December 16, 2018 2:03:00 PM EAT



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Johnson Asiedu-Nketiah

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Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We are presenting to you a manifesto that was not developed by leaders of a party who have arrogated themselves the power of thinking for other people. We are presenting to you the product of the people's own thinking,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, September 8, 2020 1:43:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “So, if the whole group is a little more than 11 million, it is not possible that when you do the necessary deductions of the minors, you would get 10 million” “And even if you had 10 million, there is nothing to show that all those 10 million Ghana cardholders registered for the new voter ID card. It is statistically impossible. So, the EC’s 10 million figure is suspicious” External link

modernghana Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “It means, deliberately, you wanted to disenfranchise some people” External link

modernghana Thursday, August 13, 2020 4:18:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah claimed : “We feel vindicated because the court itself in an earlier ruling has clearly stated that the possession of the existing voter’s ID card means that the holder is a citizen of Ghana who is qualified to be registered to exercise his or her powers so the court couldn’t have gone back on its own earlier ruling,” External link

ghanaweb Friday, June 26, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We feel vindicated because the court itself in an earlier ruling had clearly stated that the possession of an existing voter’s ID card means the holder is a citizen of Ghana,” External link

3NewsGhana Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “since the EC is sticking to its gun, it is about time we discharged our responsibilities about the consequences of their action” External link

modernghana Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “since the EC is sticking to its gun, it is about time we discharged our responsibilities about the consequences of their action” External link

modernghana Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “So she refused to do it and when she came back from the assignment, they had taken her from one head office to some district branch in Greater Accra and when she went there the manager [at the district branch] said ‘there is no desk for you’,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “I have been meeting him every now and then and cannot come to terms with anyone saying he has been infected with COVID-19,” External link

modernghana Monday, May 18, 2020 8:39:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We are where we are because the EC set out to solve a problem which does not exist” External link

modernghana Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We are where we are because the EC set out to solve a problem which does not exist” External link

modernghana Tuesday, May 12, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “We don’t believe that Mahamudu Bawumia is a torn in NDC’s flesh. In fact the way he has messed his own reputation up, it will be very advantageous for us if he gets the slot to be running mate of NPP and he will be a very easy candidate to deal with,” External link

ghanaweb Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added ( about Akufo Addo ) : “Have you seen the President wearing a mask in any of the national addresses he has made so far? Meanwhile, he advises Ghanaians to wear it always. When ex-President Rawlings was in power and he urged Ghanaians to desilt our gutters he himself got down into the gutters at Nima and desilted them. So President Akufo Addo must do what he preaches and the citizens will learn from him” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added ( about Akufo Addo ) : “Have you seen the President wearing a mask in any of the national addresses he has made so far? Meanwhile, he advises Ghanaians to wear it always. When ex-President Rawlings was in power and he urged Ghanaians to desilt our gutters he himself got down into the gutters at Nima and desilted them. So President Akufo Addo must do what he preaches and the citizens will learn from him” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “We don’t believe that Mahamudu Bawumia is a torn in NDC’s flesh. In fact the way he has messed his own reputation up, it will be very advantageous for us if he gets the slot to be running mate of NPP and he will be a very easy candidate to deal with,” External link

3NewsGhana Saturday, May 9, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “No subcommittee of the party has been formed or tasked by the National Executive Committee for selection of a Running Mate. For the avoidance of doubt, the procedures for selecting a Running Mate as prescribed under Article 43 of our party Constitution, does not include the formation of any such Sub-Committee,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, May 6, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “if the time comes we shall name the running mate but for now, the President said we should fight the coronavirus so that is our focus” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, April 29, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “if the time comes we shall name the running mate but for now, the President said we should fight the coronavirus so that is our focus” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, April 29, 2020 4:22:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “it’s not the will of the government to fight the disease. The fight against the illness is faulty because how can you say we should compile register at this time of the year?” External link

3NewsGhana Thursday, April 16, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “it’s not the will of the government to fight the disease. The fight against the illness is faulty because how can you say we should compile register at this time of the year?” External link

3NewsGhana Thursday, April 16, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah remarks : "This whole announcement of emergency here, emergency there. Stopping this gathering stopping that gathering, in my view, on the surface, it would appear to the world that the president is acting to deal with COVID-19," External link

modernghana Friday, March 20, 2020 3:41:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “The current BDR’s are not obsoleteThe EC is now in the process of procurement. We are in March now, so between today and 18th April, the EC has to bring samples or prototypes of their equipment to go and do pilot registration, train everybody [its officers] before they come and start the re-registration process,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We had a letter some three days ago that our technical persons were expected to meet the Electoral Commission this morning [Thursday], in fact without any agenda. So we had to write back to them that we can no longer continue to be ambushed into meetings because it is an issue we raised even with the Committee of Eminent Persons, the Electoral Commission is engaged in a charade of consultations, they pretend to be consulting you when they are not consulting you” External link

modernghana Saturday, February 15, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : "We had a letter some three days ago that our technical persons were expected to meet the Electoral Commission this morning [Thursday], in fact without any agenda. So we had to write back to them that we can no longer continue to be ambushed into meetings because it is an issue we raised even with the Committee of Eminent Persons, the Electoral Commission is engaged in a charade of consultations, they pretend to be consulting you when they are not consulting you" External link

BBCMonitoring Saturday, February 15, 2020 2:01:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : “The intimidation has been taken a notch higher with yesterday's invitation from the CID on the outrageous basis that 'some persons picked up for interrogation and investigation in connection with alleged involvement in forgery and attempts to spread false information to cause fear and panic in the country of kidnapping and causing unlawful damage. We dismiss this claim as a sinister fabrication and lie, conjured up by the Police CID and its Director-General at the instigation of the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo Government,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, January 28, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : “Many Ghanaians, including the NDC, hold the view that there is something sinister behind the ploy by the Jean Mensa-Bossman Asare-led EC to compile a new voters’ register” External link

modernghana Monday, December 30, 2019 7:44:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : "From the way the majority is behaving, it looks like they will want to hide something from us probably about the person of the Chief Justice, but they cannot hide anything from us. We fully support the decision of the minority to boycott the vetting if they (Majority) do not follow due processes," External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, December 18, 2019 3:16:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah indicated : “The withdrawal of the Amendment Bill on Article 243(1) is completely unnecessary and brings into question the President’s commitment to his campaign promise to make the position of MMDCEs elective. It is a violation of a key manifesto promise of the NPP and exposes the fact that President Akufo-Addo’s much-touted pledge to make the position of MMDCEs elective has been a quid pro quo all along” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:37:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : "He [Domelevo] is being met with resistance and machinations," External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, November 25, 2019 3:36:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We had come to the critical point where we are about summarizing proceedings and drawing conclusions so it was absolutely necessary for the leader for our delegation to be there,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, November 25, 2019 11:23:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “it’s either Ghanaians vote No or the government withdraw it for us to deliberate more on the issue” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, November 22, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “it’s either Ghanaians vote No or the government withdraw it for us to deliberate more on the issue” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, November 22, 2019 12:40:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We had come to the critical point where we are about summarising proceedings and drawing conclusions so it was absolutely necessary for the leader for our delegation to be there,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, November 22, 2019 11:28:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about The Deputy ) : “The NGO she ran went to organize a programme that was openly against NDC,” “We complained about it, she came to insult us and because of that we withdrew our participation from the NGO” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, November 19, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : "It is imperative that these urgent actions be taken even as we await the official position of the Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) on the termination of the PDS concession and the future of the power compact itself," External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, October 25, 2019 11:29:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “Their shady and negligent conduct in the handling of the PDS concessions agreement has created this mess” External link

modernghana Thursday, October 24, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added ( about Ken Ofori Atta ) : “We know from Ken Ofori Atta's termination letter that even though the ECG did not receive the requested confirmation and proof of authorisation by Al Koot by the tender date, the ECG was compelled to confirm acceptance of the demand guarantee, despite the advice by Hunton and Williams LLP, transaction advisors to the deal” External link

modernghana Thursday, October 24, 2019 9:07:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : "It is imperative that these urgent actions be taken even as we await the official position of the Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) on the termination of the PDS concession and the future of the power compact itself," External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, October 21, 2019 4:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : “The Education Minister lied to Ghanaians, they wanted to secretly introduce the CSE into our school curriculum but now they are telling us there is nothing like that, NAPO must be fired as soon as possible for his incompetence,we have better people who can handle that portfolio,” External link

modernghana Friday, October 11, 2019 8:00:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “Their plan was to use the public outrage over the accusation to blackmail and bully the original shareholders to get in line. But the firecracker they launched has turned into a thermonuclear bomb that has exposed their wicked greed,” External link

ghanaweb Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “According to our unimpeachable sources, the original Ghanaian shareholders rebelled, threatened and refused to participate in this charade. It is this defiance that outraged the Akufo-Addo faction and occasioned the suspension of the PDS Concession with the hope that the resulting pressure would force the compliance of the original shareholders,” External link

ghanaweb Thursday, September 12, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “Ghanaians are unified in the belief that our country has been overrun by corruption with the president sitting at the apex of a cabal representing this. The clergy, the media, civil society and other interest groups including conscientious elders of the NPP itself have all been unanimous in their condemnation of the level of corruption under Akufo-Addo” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “Ghanaians are unified in the belief that our country has been overrun by corruption with the president sitting at the apex of a cabal representing this. The clergy, the media, civil society and other interest groups including conscientious elders of the NPP itself have all been unanimous in their condemnation of the level of corruption under Akufo-Addo” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, September 10, 2019 9:23:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “The ballot papers are ready and en route to the various constituencies where elections will take place,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, August 24, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added ( about Commission ) : “We have also submitted the compiled list of qualified party members who will be allowed to vote, to the Electoral Commission (EC),” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, August 24, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “Aspirants or voters who will decide to disregard the laid down rules would be made to face the law,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, August 24, 2019 2:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about Commission ) : "Most of the issues we raised were fiercely ignored and treated with contempt by the Jean Mensa-Bossman Asare led Electoral Commission," External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, June 28, 2019 12:53:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah alleged : “At Akweley, a suburb of Kasoa, NPP thugs unleash an unprovoked violence on Mr. Freeman Adjah Tetteh, the registration officer for turning down an order by the MCE to have special numbers issued to people who were in the queue after close of the day’s registration,” External link

3NewsGhana Thursday, June 27, 2019 11:48:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “18 NDC members were injured, an NDC MP was slapped, someone got shot in the leg among a lot happened at the Ayawaso but the President has overlooked that” External link

modernghana Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “18 NDC members were injured, an NDC MP was slapped, someone got shot in the leg among a lot happened at the Ayawaso but the President has overlooked that” External link

modernghana Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “It is indeed true that every Government changes the people that occupy top positions in the various security services but the NPP has rather employed its trained vigilantes to handle such sensitive offices. Most BNI District Officers working in Banda, Tain and Wench are from the Delta forces” External link

modernghana Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “It is indeed true that every Government changes the people that occupy top positions in the various security services but the NPP has rather employed its trained vigilantes to handle such sensitive offices. Most BNI District Officers working in Banda, Tain and Wench are from the Delta forces” External link

modernghana Tuesday, June 18, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “I was one of the architectures of the 1992 Constitution. And since I served on the Decentralisation Committee of the Consultative Assembly (the body which drafted the 1992 Constitution), who were directly responsible for crafting the provisions as they exist now, let me say, however, that laws are made to deal or respond to situations at any point in time” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, June 10, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “we are talking about universal adult suffrage as the basis for this election. But we are going into the referendum, and we are going to register voters” External link

PeaceFMGhana Monday, June 10, 2019 9:31:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated : “The attitude of the EC as far as this issue is concerned defies common sense. We see it as a deliberate attempt to ensure that many people who qualify under the law are not registered, and for that matter, would not take part in the 2020 elections,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, June 6, 2019 1:40:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah observed : “You [EC] are going to conduct an election and you are enjoined by the constitution to make sure that every Ghanaian of 18 years and above is registered and would have the opportunity to cast their ballot” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, June 4, 2019 5:25:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “So, if you cannot expand, you cannot be seen to be shrinking the registration thereby threatening our democracyany democracy that seeks to disenfranchise people is not a good one,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, May 17, 2019 4:39:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah noted : “Every issue that we the NDC had raised has been legitimately based on our rights as provided by law and in most in cases, they had come to apologize. If you ask us what we are doing against the EC, it will be like victim blaming because we are the victim” External link

modernghana Tuesday, April 30, 2019 4:32:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “Look, the question I asked, I don’t think it solicited all the information you are bringing up” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, April 30, 2019 11:33:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah noted : “Every issue that we the NDC have raised has been legitimately based on our rights as provided by law and in most in cases, they had come to apologize. If you ask us what we are doing against the EC, it will be like victim blaming because we are the victim” External link

modernghana Friday, April 26, 2019 6:26:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “So, if you cannot expand, you cannot be seen to be shrinking the registration thereby threatening our democracyany democracy that seeks to disenfranchise people is not a good one,” External link

myjoyonline Friday, April 26, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : “If we were to arrest people based on leaked tape, no NPP member would have been free by now. President Akufo Addo himself was caught in a leaked tape inciting party youth, that’s when he said ‘all die be die’, but he was not arrested. Then Osafo Marfo’s tape also popped up, he told the whole world that it was doctored and nobody arrested him. The CID Boss herself was caught in a leaked tape strategizing to how to cover up for the NPP government in a case she was investigating. Nobody arrested her but was rather promoted. She’s now the person investigating leaked tape, what moral right has she got to do that? Her action is laughable,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, March 6, 2019 12:21:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told ( about Koku Anyidoho ) : “The activities of these vigilantes have become very worrying, they go and undertake an operation, they come back and tell the police that this is what they’ve gone to do so the police must come out and claim responsibility. Do you know that the supposed security operative who arrested Koku Anyidoho at the time we were holding a press conference are members of the pro-ruling party’s vigilante group, Delta Forces? So we were even at the Police Headquarters before they regularized their action to seem as though it was the police that had effected the arrest,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, March 3, 2019 11:44:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “I want to believe that a meeting between NPP and NDC won't solve any problem. Also, the President's threat of using legislation is also not going to solve any problem because there are laws in the country that can deal with this problem. What is lacking is the political will of the governing President. It takes the President alone to clean the state apparatus of the vigilantism to clamp down on vigilantism outside the state apparatus” External link

modernghana Friday, February 22, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : “I want to believe that a meeting between NPP and NDC won't solve any problem. Also, the President's threat of using legislation is also not going to solve any problem because there are laws in the country that can deal with this problem. What is lacking is the political will of the governing President. It takes the President alone to clean the state apparatus of the vigilantism to clamp down on vigilantism outside the state apparatus,” External link

modernghana Friday, February 22, 2019 1:15:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated : "When the state security is neutral, then they can now be used to implement the laws that already exist against the formation of a private army, private vigilantes and so on," External link

modernghana Friday, February 22, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We think that this meeting must happen between the government and the political parties. ” External link

modernghana Friday, February 22, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We think that this meeting must happen between the government and the political parties. ” External link

modernghana Friday, February 22, 2019 4:25:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated : "When the state security is neutral, then they can now be used to implement the laws that already exist against the formation of a private army, private vigilantes and so on," External link

myjoyonline Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:59:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We think that this meeting must happen between the government and the political parties. ” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:59:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “We think that this meeting must happen between the government and the political parties. ” External link

myjoyonline Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:59:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said : “One person is dead and the other is receiving treatment,” External link

3NewsGhana Monday, February 18, 2019 6:38:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah said ( about Commission ) : “This Commission of they [NPP] have formed has is flawed at births. In fact it is fake,” External link

modernghana Friday, February 15, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah added : “The fact that he has been a cadre and a former Minister does not give him that chance,” External link

modernghana Friday, February 15, 2019 4:30:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : "Goosie Tanoh is one of the aspirants who has picked nomination form to contest our presidential primaries elections if he wins, we shall all join him to fight our common enemy which is NPP" External link

modernghana Sunday, December 16, 2018 4:24:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah told : "Goosie Tanoh is one of the aspirants who has picked nomination form to contest our presidential primaries elections if he wins, we shall all join him to fight our common enemy which is NPP" External link

myjoyonline Sunday, December 16, 2018 2:03:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
general secretary100.00%EN11/10/201310/11/2013
Names Lang Count
Johnson Asiedu NketiaEN64.98%
Johnson Asiedu NketiahEN18.43%
Johnson Asiedu-NketiahEN16.59%


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