The former Asokwa Constituency chairman of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Robert Asare Bediako who chickened out of the party’s Regional Chairmanship contest has come under fire by Communications Director of the Convention People’s Party (CPP).

“He is a big disappointment and a big disgrace”, Mr. Osei Kofi Acquah described the NPP stalwart who claimed his decision to chicken out was in the interest of the party

According to him, prior to Mr. Asare Bediako’s announcement not to run for the position a week ago, he had denied those rumors and assured his supporters nothing will persuade him to take such a decision.

“Today he is telling us he has resigned. …for me, he is an untruthful person to believe him again”, the outspoken Regional Communication Director spoke on Kumasi-based Abusua FM morning show monitored by

“Asare Bediako is the only politician who I know will disappoint his people”, Mr. Osei Kofi Acquah told sit-in-host Austin Woode.

It would be recalled that on Monday, April 9, 2018 reported based on incontrovertible pieces of information that the man who had promised to give the incumbent, Bernard Antwi Boasiako affectionately called Chairman Wontumi a run for his money was set to announce his decision not to pursue his Chairmanship bid.

In a signed letter issued to the press, the Mr Asare Bediako claims he was chickening out of the race based on issues beyond his control and confirmed same on a show on Kumasi-based Agyenkwa Fm dubbed Agyenkwa Dawuro hosted by Nana yaw Mensah Joel.

“It is not all the things I can say here so kindly understand me. I should not do something that will affect the fortunes of the party that is why in most cases we always say the party is supreme. I have thought through and decided that I should allow the interest of the party to reign”, he told the host.


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