Despite being a member of the NDC, I served in Aliu Mahama’s office during my National Service – Sam George recounts
- Despite being NDC, I did my National Service in Aliu Mahama’s office – Sam George explains
- Sam George discussions On The Delay Show.
- Ningo Prampram MP discusses his Nigerian background.
- Sam George claims to be a natural-born member of the NDC.
Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram constituency, Sam “Dzata” George, who is regarded as one of the outspoken politician, has disclosed how his hard work helped him keep his position as a National Service employee in the office of former Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama.
Despite receiving his first degree in agricultural engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, KNUST, in 2005, the congressman said it was not until 2007 that he sought to serve in the military.
He recounted his academic experience in an interview with Delay who also known as Deloris Frimpong Manso on the Delay Show, beginning in Nigeria, where his father was working at the time.
“I did all my nursery, primary, secondary (education) in Nigeria. It was when I was going to university that my father decided that I should return to Ghana citing rise in cultism and strikes in Nigerian universities.
“When I completed KNUST, I didn’t do my National Service immediately, I completed in 2005 but I did my service in 2007,” he said explaining that he had returned to Nigeria hoping to find a job and start post-varsity life there but he was unsuccessful.
“(In 2007) I applied for the National Service and I was posted to Office of the President. When we got there, we were 10 and were split – five to President Kufuor’s office and the other to Vice President Aliu Mahama’s office.
“They asked for political affiliation and all that and I stated clearly that I was NDC but I was good at my job, everybody wants a good person,” he stressed.
Aliu Mahama served as Ghana’s Vice President between January 2001 to January 2009 under the John Agyekum Kufuor administration.
Watch Sam George’s interview on the Delay Show