Jerry Rawlings Was Told I Owned Reggiemanuel Estate And He Was Angry-Kwesi Botchway
Former Finance Minister, Prof. Kwesi Botchway has revealed that when they were serving under the late former President Jerry John Rawlings, he (Rawlings) was informed that he (Kwesi Botchway) owned Reggiemanuel Gray Estate, an information he said got the former military leader very angry.
Dr. Botchway explained that because he has same surname as the owner of the Reggiemanuel Estate who is called Emmanuel Botchway, some members of the government thought he owned it and so gossiped to the then leader of government.
Prof. Kwesi Botchway disclosed this in Accra during the launch of the collective Biography of the Ahwoi siblings. “When Jerry asked me I said the one who owns it is Emmanuel Botchway.
They went for the search in the company registration archives, when he [Rawlings] found out that it wasn’t true, he changed his tonation “you people are lying about us”, Prof. Botchway emphasized.
He said the days of Rawlings was a very interesting one full of mixed feelings and uncertainties.