Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Atta Mills Institute, Koku Anyidoho has slammed the founders of the newly launched Atta Mills Memorial Heritage.
He is accusing them of theft.
In a series of tweets, the former director of communications at the presidency under the late Prof. Mills accused the founders of stealing the colours of the Atta-Mills Institute.
“People of Ghana, respectfully, please check out the coloure of this, Fake and criminally-minded pretenders. They stole the Green & White colours of the Atta-Mills Institute, & when we exposed them, they run for, blue. I am laughing myself to stitches,” he tweeted minutes after Former President John Dramani Mahama launched the Heritage at the Cedi Conference Centre at the University of Ghana on Tuesday February 1 2022, under the theme: “The man John Evans Atta Mills – 10 years on.
Former President John Dramani and some other dignitaries including former ministers, current members of parliament to launch the non-profit organization.
Mr Mahama urged Ghanaians to emulate the peaceful nature of the late Professor John Evans Atta Mills.
He described the late Mills was truthful and had integrity. He was also a moral political colossus.
“I call on each one of us Ghanaians to uphold truth and integrity and the peaceful nature of Prof Mills. Let us stay united even in the face of adversity, let us uphold tolerance yet we must endeavour to proceed in unity and in truth, we must also strive to defend the cause of freedom and we must fervently the public course to protect our democracy
“Prof Mills was such a moral political colossus and there can e no limit on the vehicles and instruments that eulogises his memory and history in the hearts and minds of Ghanaians.”
“The Heritage seeks to inspire humanity for a better society, a virtue that President Atta Mils lived and died for. Prof Atta Mils simply was a good man. It therefore gladdens the hearts of many millions of people who loved him that this decision was taken to launch the Atta Mills heritage here on campus of our Alma Mata, University of Ghana.
“This is because it was right here this university grounds, the hail of knowledge and the nation’s hope and glory where we are taugh.t to proceed on integrity and truth” which prof Mills stood for.
Mr Mahama further noted the Professor unprecedented the economy to an unprecedented level.”
But Mr. Anyidoho in another tweet slammed the founders and accused them of squandering the money meant for the construction of the Atta Mills memorial library.
Wonderful edifice: they’ve squandered the cash squeezed out of the Telcos ostensibly to build this in memory of Prez Atta-Mills, so the contractor has refused to release the keys to the building & it is rotting away in Cape Coast @ the mercy of the sea breeze. Heritage”.