The Editor-in-Chief of the New Crusading Guide newspaper, Abdul Malik Kweku Baako Jnr., has used unpalatable words to describe Former President Rawlings for accusing him of peddling lies and falsehood.
The genesis of this brawl was when Former President Rawlings in an interview with Asaase Radio a few days ago, accused Mr Baako of misinforming the National Reconciliation Commission (NRC) about one of the coup plotters who wanted to overthrow his regime; insisting there was no torture.
“Nobody did any such thing (torture) and professional soldiers don’t do things like that actually. Kweku Baako is deceitful” Mr Rawlings had said.
He added that Mr Baako at the time the NRC was sitting, wanted Ben Ephson, the editor of the Daily Dispatch to join him at the NRC to put out such falsehood.
“Ben Ephson refused to be part of it. I think he [Ben Ephson] knew this kind of makeup wasn’t good enough…just to poison the atmosphere against us.”
However, Mr Baako in an interview with Kwami Safe Kayi on Peace FM said, the former president may have lost his ability to think and grasp memories of the past.
He described Rawlings and his assertions as inaccurate which is hinged on his inability to think and recollect history fully.
“Don’t provoke me!!! Mr Rawlings, please stay in your corner.
“I will not blame him too much; probably he might have forgotten some of the things because of old age. I’m prepared to be charitable; maybe his recollection is limited or down,” Kweku Baako said.
Kweku Baako also added that Rawlings is no more relevant to modern-day Ghanaian politics, therefore, he should go take a rest and leave the politics to the young brains to do.