GETTING IT RIGHT ONCE AND FOR ALL

Power, it is said abhors vacuum and in all political power arrangements, it is critical that political vacuum is avoided as much as possible. If what was exhibited by our Members of Parliament last Thursday dawn in the Chamber with all the ancillary events is...

HOW THE NPP HELPED IN ELECTING AN ‘NDC SPEAKER’

I spent a greater portion of the night of 6th January 2021 observing the nine-hour proceedings as the nation’s House of Parliament got itself ready to elect a Speaker and Deputies as well as have the 8th Parliament inaugurated. Having come from the background of...

ABUSE AND IMPUNITY IN THE USE OF STATE POWER

I vividly remember how the Ghana government led by President John Agyekum Kufuor behaved in the run-up to the 2008 General Elections. The government had done so much with respect to the economy, putting in place social interventionist policies, etc and thus believed that...

HOW DID THE GOVERNMENT TACKLE CORRUPTION (WHETHER REAL OR PERCEIVED)

In his inauguration address delivered on January 7, 2017, President Akufo-Addo pledged to protect the public purse. He declared, “We must restore integrity in public life. State coffers are not spoils for the party that wins an election, but resources for the country’s social...

THE ELECTION WHO’S LOSS BY NPP WAS SALVAGED BY NDC (PART 2) (THE ASSURANCES WE WERE GIVEN)

The period immediately preceding the assumption of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as President was one of excitement. It was very reminiscent to that of the election of President John Kufuor when Ghanaians could not believe that after a nineteen year-reign of the PNDC and...
My dear friend,
"I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the whole community and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can. I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live." – George Bernard Shaw
Over the last couple of years, I’ve dedicated a bit of my time to join the struggle of helping to raise the younger generation. This has been to ensure that they are well positioned to take over the reins of this country and improve on its lot.
Being a committed Christian, I have for the better part of my adult life been inspired by the philosophy, ‘Omnibus Omnia Factus Sum’, a Latin phrase adopted from the first letter of Paul to the Corinthians 9:22 where he wrote that he became all things to all men that he might save some by all means.
I have therefore, utilized all manner of approaches to help influence positive change in the attitude and orientation of our people for the overall purpose of nation building. To this, I welcome you to my blog. Enjoy my take on issues espoused through the scripts as well as my brief thoughts on issues as they play out daily and news stories on various endeavors that I may play a part in.
Feed back is always critical for improvement and I would thus appeal to you to always leave a note after reading any piece on this blog.
Welcome and enjoy browsing the pages.
Eric Atta-Sonno
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