Ayariga: Supreme Court Live Telecast Is Wrecking The Economy;……But LMVCA Insists

The Show Must Go OnThe Information and Media Relations Minister, Mahama Ayariga last week unfortunately added his voice to ugly noises to the effect that the live telecast of the election petition case pending at the Supreme Court was wrecking the economy.His call came just about three days after his colleague Minister for Lands and Natural Resources, Inusah Fuseini had bemoaned the effect of the election petition arguing that it adversely affected investor confidence in the country. Other notable social commentators went for the jugular and called for an immediate broadcast of the court proceedings but the “Let My Vote Count Alliance” has strongly disagreed with those assertions and calls.While the LMVCA expressed “a great deal of appreciation to the Supreme Court for its decision to air proceedings of this historic case live”, it took “exception to and strongly disagree with the perception and fear that economic activities are stalling, as expressed by some individuals.According to the Information Minister, investors would be enthralled into Ghana when productivity of the country was enhanced but devoting several hours to televise the election dispute before the Supreme Court will negatively affect the generation of revenues for the economy and as a result, pose a threat to the national kitty.“This is wrecking the economy…So, clearly, it will have an impact on the economy…

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Ayariga: Supreme Court Live Telecast Is Wrecking The Economy;……But LMVCA Insists

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