Mahama Had Just A Relative In His Gov’t- Namoale


Former Member of Parliament (MP) for La Dadekotopon constituency, Nii Amasah Namoale, says former President John Mahama had only one family member in his administration.

According to him, unlike President Nana Akufo-Addo whose appointees are either his relatives or friends, the only relative in the Mahama government was Joyce Bawa Mogtari who was the special aide to President Mahama.

“Joyce Bawah, daughter of Mahama’s auntie was the only person related to him in his government, but she was qualified for the job and delivered as expected,” he told Accra based Peace FM, monitored by

He said the practice of nepotism politics in the Akufo-Addo-led administration was to obvious that, such a practice only result in the slow pace of development in the country.

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Tuesday, November 5, released 51 names in government believed to be relatives and friends of President Akufo-Addo.

According to the NDC, Akufo-Addo’s New Patriotic Party government has championed corruption through nepotism.


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