– Poison & Black-Power Grips Occupants as VEEP returns
The scheduled return of Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia from medical leave in the UK this Thursday has thrown the Flagstaff House into a wave of fidgety impulses, The Republic has heard.
Sources say the very air at the seat of government is pregnant with unease as Dr. Bawumia, who allegedly suffered sudden health lapse due to suspected food poisoning, flies back home after surviving the event.
Apparently, guilty consciences are pricking away at the Presidency where Dr. Bawumia is said to have eaten his last meal on the fateful day that he would later wake up in the middle of the night with shortness of breath. He is said to have collapsed and suffered a stroke as a result.
In the impend of his return, personnel at the Flagstaff House are said to have generally become over-careful in their airs and extremely measured in their communication, with junior staff mostly answering seniors in rather officious monosyllables.
The alleged poisoning of the Vice President follows in the heels of the recent attack and murder of an army attaché to the Flagstaff House, in his own car. The evils that are emerging from the Flagstaff House are becoming a noticeable trend.
It is said that Malams and juju men have nowadays become frequenters at the seat of government as spiritual power-play takes centre stage. Reportedly, before Dr. Bawumia would suddenly fall sick, some Fulani clairvoyants had foreseen the coming event and asked for audience with him to perform rituals to avert it.
However, Dr. Bawumia whose wife, Samira is a Fulani, had mistaken the request as a ploy by the Fulanis to get audience with him to complain about ill treatments that they are suffering in the country. He had therefore refused to grant them audience.
Just two weeks later, he suddenly fell ill and the illness curiously struck two days after President Akufo-Addo, who wass largely expected to step off the stage for Bawumia after one term, had indicated that he will run again for President in 2020.
Nana Akufo-Addo’s announcement at an encounter with the press at the seat of government that if the NPP elects him flgabearer again, he will run, was a u-turn on an earlier promise that he had made during the 2016 election campaigns that he would be only a one-term President if he was voted for, because of his advanced age.
Just two days after he had announced that he would run again, Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia who wears his presidential ambitions on his sleeve mysteriously fell sick.
Throughout the sickness, the NPP government has used every trick and lie to shield the public from knowing exactly what was wrong with the Vice President.
Among others, the government had claimed that he had only suffered stress, that he was only resting and later, that he had not even been to hospital at all, even though sources had revealed that he had earlier been admitted at the Guy’s Hospital and later to the Wellington Hospital – both in the UK.
Meanwhile, the medical scare has brought to the fore the issue of Vice President Bawumia not having a personal doctor. According to sources, the Vice President, unlike the President, does not have a doctor personally dedicated to him.
Upon his sudden ill health, a makeshift arrangement to have President Akufo-Addo’s personal doctor, Dr. Tettey, look after him, was made. Dr. Tettey was therefore required to travel with Dr. Bawumia to the UK when it became necessary to treat him abroad.
This led to President Akufo-Addo having to go without his doctor for the period that Dr. Bawumia was out of the country on sick leave.
With President Akufo- Addo himself known to be very sick and on heavy medication, having to separate from his personal doctor for weeks has been seen as careless and irresponsible.
Source: therepublicnewsonline.com/Richard Nyarko