Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Rawlings’ coup was very needful in reforming Ghana – Shasha Marley

Controversial Ghanaian Reggae artistes and songwriter Shasha Marley has said the 1979 coup d’etat of the late Former President Jerry John Rawlings was very instrumental and necessary because Ghanaians needed it to make their lives better.

According to Shasha Marley, the country needed somebody who could be bold enough to chase away corruption, nepotism, indiscipline and all sort of things to make it great and better again.

“Let me state it categorically that I’m not partisan and I don’t support politics, but what I can say about Rawlings is that, at the time he made his first coup in 1979 I think we needed him. At that time Ghana needed somebody like him to reform the country and to stabilize the country”,Shasha Marley said this in an interview with Kumasi-based Pure FM monitored by MyNewsGH.com.

Controversial Ghanaian Reggae artistes and songwriter Shasha Marley has said the 1979 coup d’etat of the late Former President Jerry John Rawlings was very instrumental and necessary because Ghanaians needed it to make their lives better.

According to Shasha Marley, the country needed somebody who could be bold enough to chase away corruption, nepotism, indiscipline and all sort of things to make it great and better again.

“Let me state it categorically that I’m not partisan and I don’t support politics, but what I can say about Rawlings is that, at the time he made his first coup in 1979 I think we needed him. At that time Ghana needed somebody like him to reform the country and to stabilize the country”,Shasha Marley said this in an interview with Kumasi-based Pure FM monitored by MyNewsGH.com.

Meanwhile Shasha Marley in his interview with Hammer Nti on the show “Hammer Time” acknowledged the fact that the late Former President in his attempt to reform the country hurt a lot of people.

“Though a lot of things went wrong against us (Ghanaians) but you realize Ghana was stabilized”; he stressed.

Controversial Ghanaian Reggae artistes and songwriter Shasha Marley has said the 1979 coup d’etat of the late Former President Jerry John Rawlings was very instrumental and necessary because Ghanaians needed it to make their lives better.

According to Shasha Marley, the country needed somebody who could be bold enough to chase away corruption, nepotism, indiscipline and all sort of things to make it great and better again.

“Let me state it categorically that I’m not partisan and I don’t support politics, but what I can say about Rawlings is that, at the time he made his first coup in 1979 I think we needed him. At that time Ghana needed somebody like him to reform the country and to stabilize the country”,Shasha Marley said this in an interview with Kumasi-based Pure FM monitored by MyNewsGH.com.

Meanwhile Shasha Marley in his interview with Hammer Nti on the show “Hammer Time” acknowledged the fact that the late Former President in his attempt to reform the country hurt a lot of people.

“Though a lot of things went wrong against us (Ghanaians) but you realize Ghana was stabilized”; he stressed.

Shasha Marley also revealed that apart from reforming the country, the late Former President Jerry John Rawlings also made the name of the country very popular and attractive to other parts of the world.

“I have had the opportunity to travel and the name of the country has gone far to the world in terms of stable governance during Rawlings’ era” he said.

“He made the name Ghana very popular. He was a great man, as a matter of fact”, he added

Source: MyNewsGH.com / Syxtus Eshun / 2020

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