Hon. Kennedy Ohene Agyapong, the Member of Parliament for Assin Central and a contender for the presidency from the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has conveyed his unease about the tendency to unfairly label truth-telling individuals as arrogant.
The distinguished business tycoon, at some point of an interview on Citi TV, expressed his dismay on the winning tendency to categorize individuals who speak candidly as boastful, a characterization he believes discourages many from enticing openly in discussions of importance, for worry of acquiring the “arrogant” label.
The Member of Parliament said, “A lot of humans in Ghana are afraid to speak the reality due to the fact they are afraid and will be called arrogant. When you speak the fact, they say you are arrogant, they are say you are insulting”.
Reflecting on his often perceived robust language and forthright responses on public media platforms, Agyapong defined, “I usually reciprocate movements and before I come out, you would have done it for several times that I did not even say anything and one day, when I come out, due to the fact it’s far me, then the general public start to have problems with my reaction and I suppose this is unfair.”
He emphasized the need for boldness, honesty, sincerity, and field inside the country .’s efforts to progress.
Hon. Agyapong expressed his disagreement with the practice of reprimanding folks that reply to allegations and insults aimed at them while ignoring the preliminary provocations.
Arguing that his record showcases a balance between wonderful and perceived poor actions, Hon. Agyapong defended himself as a model worth emulating.
He maintained that the overall impact of his contributions outweighs any terrible perceptions that could arise from his outspoken nature.