When former President Rawlings publicly admits that he did not campaign for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and its candidates in the 2012 elections, he tells the story of the future of himself and his family.
Mr. Rawlings continues to wear the crown of the founder of the NDC while his wife, Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings leads another political party, the National Democratic Party (NDP) and supports every move of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).
More interestingly, his daughter, Dr. Ezanator Agyemang Rawlings is battling for the right or honour to represent the Korle Klottey constituency.
The point is that although the Rawlingses appear to be split politically, their family bonds are unbreakable.
Mr. Rawlings was on hand at the launching of the NDP in Kumasi and he declared unflinching support for the efforts of his wife to deny the Presidency to late Professor John Evans Atta Mills.
He did not give a hoot about the fact that the defeat of President Mills at the time would have meant defeat for his new found friend, John Dramani Mahma.
For Rawlings at the time, most important was for his wife to become President of the Republic of Ghana and fears of the emergency of a Rawlings dynasty were ignored.
The result of the political gymnastics of the Rawlingses would be that heads they win and tails they win.
If Nana Akufo Addo and the NPP should win power with the help of Nana Konadu, that would guarantee the peace of the Rawlingses.
On the other hand if the NDC with Mr. Rawlings as founder And Ezanator as a Member of Parliament should win the election, the Rawlingses can still enjoy the protection of government.
The game of the Rawlingses appear to be proceeding according to plan and for now it can be predicted that the Rawlingses would not be touched by any political witch hunting no matter who wins the next election.
Source: The Insight
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