Ghanaian award-winning investigative journalist, writer and media trainer, Manasseh Azure Awuni, has showered praises on Former President John Dramani Mahama for being a true gentleman.

According to him, the former president is not vindictive but rather tolerant of his critics and even his political opponents. He added that these qualities the Former President possess are strengths and not a weakness.

“John Mahama is a true gentleman. He’s tolerant of his critics and political opponents. He isn’t vindictive. It’s a strength, not weakness,” he stated.

His comment was in reaction to a meeting between Former President John Dramani Mahama and one of his fierce critics and political opponent, Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko.

According to statement issued by the Former President to debunk news making waves that he[Mahama] rejected President Akufo-Addo’s request for a meeting on the E-levy deadlock, he revealed that he hosted Mr. Otchere-Darko at his residence for a meeting which was called by Mr. Otchere-Darko.

News about the Former President’s meeting with Mr. Otchere-Darko came as a surprise to many, especially the members of the National Democratic Congress. Most of them were not happy with the Former President opening his doors for President Akufo-Addo’s cousin for such a meeting.

However, Manasseh believes that the Former President’s ability to tolerate everyone is one of his strengths that makes him a true gentleman.



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