General Secretary of opposition National Democratic Congress(NDC), Mr. Johnson Asiedu Nketia has disclosed how he got the name ‘General Mosquito’.
According to the NDC sympathizer, members of the New Patriotic Party(NPP) gave him the name during the era of former President Agyekum Kufour where he single-handedly fought against the nomination of a Minister.
The name ‘General Mosquito’ was carved by the Majority to mock him but he embraced it.
“I was named General Mosquito by the NPP who thought that it was going to dampen my spirit but as a teacher, the best way to deal with nicknames was to adopt and adapt to them so I did just that.
“By the time we got to the apex of the debate, I was alone. I was one man against 199 MPs but I stood my ground, fought on, and got the guy disqualified and so they said I was a rebel leader.
“As a result, they tried to liken me to the then rebel leader in Sierra Leone known as General Mosquito because I rebelled against the whole Parliament.”