Political party executives in the Northern Region are now businessmen and contractors who only care about their personal glory, instead of that of their party and the society, this is according to Ghanaian Journalist, Saani Mohammed Lukman.
In an interview on the Monday edition of the Super Morning Show on Radio Justice, Mr. Lukman said, people no longer run for executive positions with the intention of developing their political parties and their communities, but rather to enrich themselves.
The Journalist believes that the region’s party politics structure now lacks credible people, which explains why development is slow in the region.
This he added, forms part of the reasons many government appointees are able to ‘do whatever they like’ when they get the opportunity to serve the people.
Mr Lukman who is also the Editor of Tamale based Zaa Radio said unlike in the past when parties leaders would ensure Regional Ministers and Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives work in the interest of the people they serve, political leaders now are only concerned about what is on the table for them.
He believes that party executives play an important role in the region’s development and should therefore be interested in the work of government appointees in their jurisdictions.
Story: Sulemana Zakaria|Radio Justice|Online