National Democratic Congress (NDC) parliamentary candidate for Ningo Prampram has incurred the wrath of the chiefs in the town after subjecting one of them to public ridicule.
Samuel George Nartey is said to have branded the Mankralo of the Ningo Traditional Area Nene Kanor Atiapah III as “lawless” for urging his people to reject prepaid meters by the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG) in the area.
The chief expressed dissatisfaction over the installation of prepaid meters stating that, it is a money making machine which in his opinion, will worsen the plight of the people in his traditional Area.
Nene Kanor Atiapah III added that, the people in Ningo Prampram are poor farmers and fishermen thus can hardly make ends meet so if ECG comes to install the prepaid meters, “my people won’t get money to credits to get electricity”.
His comments did not go down well with the Sam George whom in his opinion, amount to lawlessness.
Speaking on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen programme, he also said the reference of Nene Kanor Atiapah III as a chief is incorrect because “is only a Mankralo not Mantse [chief]”.
“Nene Atiapah III is my biological uncle; he is only a Mankralo not Mantse. Chiefs are supposed to be development agents and what he has done is to encourage people to be lawless” he stated.
Sam George stated unequivocally that the view of the Ningo Prampram Mankralo is not a true representation of the people.