It’s 2019 and still, social media has no chill.
People are still being mean and they are dragging people all over the timeline.
Perhaps, the former President, John Dramani Mahama meant no harm but some social media users were not ready for the former President, who is campaigning for a bid to lead the opposition NDC into 2020 general election, to hold a meeting to brief members of the diplomatic corps.
A diplomatic corps is a group of ambassadors and high commissioners who are representing their own governments in the country.
Yesterday, the former President met and briefed the diplomatic corps and shared with them his position on the violence-marred Ayawaso Wougon Constituency by-election.
According to the former President, the violence was perpetrated by “hoodlums of the New Patriotic Party.”
“The briefing traced the history of the NPP’s introduction of the vigilante groups, their training and the dangerous decision to arm the hoodlums and also clothe them as supposed national security operatives,” he said on Instagram.
“The diplomats were shown multiple videos of the barbaric attacks, gun violence, unrepentant admissions of responsibility by a Minister of State at the Presidency, Bryan Acheampong and videos of previous outings of the NPP government vigilante groups, Delta and Invincible Forces,” he said.
Basically, what the former President did was to invite a number of ambassadors and paint the NPP black. He and the NDC are the angels and the NPP is the devil.
However, some people on social media were not here for this… they moved to the former president and dragged him for his double standards and seeming move to wash our dirty linen in the public.”
mentality that e white is superior,why are u briefing them? Are we accountable to them? Who’s e superior here? Stop disgracing us.Trump doesn’t brief any African diplomat on their problem, what do u aim to achieve? Tarnish the image of Gh or u want help? Change ur mindset JDM #❤️
— Ray (@Rayban0070) February 14, 2019
Hypocritical JM, how did u resolve similar or worse situations that occurred under Watch? Atiwa Chereponi Talensi LMVC etc Please Shorn the concert
— kojo Asiedu-Odei (@kojoGod3) February 14, 2019
Hypocrisy at the highest level. Are you sure it's because of the well being of Ghanaian that's why you want a come back, and not because you are not satisfied with the wealth you enjoyed so you want a top up of 4 years. Come for another defeat wai. #Distin 😄😄😄
— S. Y. Osei (@SyawOsei) February 14, 2019
During your as President what was your response to them in talensi, Akwatia, chireponi and what was your response to Naaba Abdulia.
— NANA KWADJO ANKOBIAHENE II (@jyankey88) February 14, 2019
Sir,pls during your term in office. The sitting president died; Late Prez Atta Mills. Nobody briefed us on how the cameras in the Castle weren't working.
Pls brief them on that too…Thank You!
— #BrownSugar (@BoboShuntI) February 14, 2019
Your hypocrisy coupled with mischievous attempt to destabilize our national development is being fuelled by you, we act as if we never read history. The moment you entered the American embassy i figured trouble is about zooming in. Capitalising on this issue shows your wickness.
— Odjumankon (@Ghanabaa1) February 14, 2019
Meanwhile, like any other political debate, there were others who also thought the former President made a good move.
You cannot be truer. It was black Thursday worth remembering every year. Please let's mark it as the day our democracy and freedom were jointly attached by rogue state sponsored hudlums. Nana is a big disappointed. Please hurry up and occupy the space. He's finished
— Rashid Pelpuo (@rashpelp) February 14, 2019
when the international community loses confidence in the governing party they begin to liase with the proper person for the job
kudos Mr John Mahama
— okokodurufo (@okokodurufo3) February 14, 2019
You always make us proud, 2020 is just around the conner, we will show them their level.
— Belland (@Belland59884393) February 14, 2019
The 2020 general election showdown will be an interesting one.