I lied; Jon Benjamin did not say Akufo Addo is arrogant – Blakk Rasta makes a U-turn » JustOnlyNews•com™


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Blakk Rasta has revealed on Twitter that former British Excessive Commissioner to Ghana, Jon Benjamin by no means described President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as ‘arrogant.’

The radio character and musician has beforehand revealed on TV XYZ that Jon Benjamin made the remark when he carried out at a celebration that was held in his honour whereas he was leaving the nation.

Nevertheless making a U-turn on the topic, Blakk Rasta mentioned he lied about it and put phrases within the mouth of the previous diplomat.

“I unreservedly apologise to my excellent buddy @JonBenjamin19 for placing my phrases and sentiments in his mouth. I am the one of many opinion, alongside tens of millions of Ghanaians, that @NAkufoAddo is arrogant. Jon did not say that. I apologise…” he mentioned in a new tweet after Ghanaweb reposted his earlier assertion lately.

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Throwing gentle on what occurred, Rasta mentioned, Jon Benjamin it was on the closing celebration for Jon who was leaving workplace in 2017 the place he was invited to carry out together with Wiyaala that he had a unhealthy encounter with an aide of the President.

He defined that after shaking the palms of the previous president, John Agyekum Kufuor, he tried to do identical with President Akufo-Addo, however what occurred subsequent shocked him.

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“When the previous British Excessive Commissioner, Jon Benjamin, was leaving Ghana, he invited me and Wiyaala to come back and carry out, we carried out our greatest and as I was performing, that was when the President Akufo-Addo walked in, and I was completely happy that this was my president and that he was the one pushing the agenda for a Ghana Past Assist and so since I like him, I would shake his palms and thank him from saving us from the claws of Mahama.

He informed the interviewer that when he tried to greet Akufo-Addo an aide prevented him by giving him a hefty slap on the hand, which motion gave him blisters.

Blakk Rasta mentioned that this motion was so sudden, he was additional amazed that the president did nothing about this. He mentioned the diplomat witnessed the incident and excused the president citing his vanity.

“My very own president; I am not a riffraff; you understand who I am. The president had folded his arms and was simply wanting on and I mentioned to myself should you can slap my hand like this in public, what then will you do to the Nima boy or the Ashaiman boy you don’t know? And so it was after this that the Excessive Commissioner informed me, ‘Excuse this arrogant president,’ and perhaps I shouldn’t have mentioned that however that is what he mentioned.”

“You see, Nana Addo is one man that you just don’t want glasses to see that he is arrogant. In reality, earlier than he got here into the presidency, WikiLeaks reported that this was a man Ghanaians noticed as arrogant,” he mentioned.

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