President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday presented his 2016 State of the Nation Address to parliament.
The president among other things trumpeted his administration’s achievements during his tenure as president.
Some Ghanaians took to Social Media to comment on the president’s presentation. Below are some of the things Ghanaians said on Facebook and Twitter.
President John Mahama has ended a presentation which lasted almost 4hrs on the State of the Nation.What do you make of his address? #LikeCommentShare
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President @JDMahama spoke for the length of one “Lord of the Rings” movie… #SOTNGhana
— Efo Dela (@Amegaxi) February 25, 2016
‘Young dollar barbering’ shop takes over from Horseman shoes. We knew the President’s shoe maker, now we know his barber too #SOTNGhana
— Edward Tagoe (@ttaaggooee) February 25, 2016
I haven’t seen any #Dumsor ‘beneficiary’ stand up and wave like this LEAP beneficiary did at #SOTNGhana @JDMahama pic.twitter.com/nPhclL6ejT
— Umaru Sanda Amadu (@UmaruSanda) February 25, 2016
Listing individual acts of success still fails to address longstanding institutional dysfunction.Campaiging isn’t leadership #SOTNGhana
— EstherArmah (@estherarmah) February 25, 2016
Head of promise department @JDMahama heheheh i know you will continue to promise, please promise snow wai #SOTNGhana
— Nana Cwame Aboagye (@nanacwame) February 25, 2016
Did the president say anything about tarding this road for this kid? #SOTNGhana pic.twitter.com/MCdsZ5Ir7m
— EL GRINGO (@One_Richie) February 25, 2016
This parliamentarians play too much.
They actually took a red card into the room..
Their motive then wasn’t to listen to the #SOTNGhana
— TheHiveGh (@ghmelon) February 25, 2016
I shock say @JDMahama was takin credit for life expectancy, no go shock if he starts takin credit for more gh gals bekamin fair #SOTNGhana
— Fante Commando™ (@StarBwuoi_Ofori) February 25, 2016
The President didn’t speak on the high level of Unemployment in the country. #SOTNGhana
— CallMeBillGate (@HardyBanks) February 25, 2016
Wow @JDMahama boost of achievements Coz of roads ?? Pathetic… Basic ! Social amenities are NOT achievements sir #SOTNGhana
— i cant breathe (@kingattrams) February 25, 2016
I thought its only pastors who hires some people for their testimonies not knowing mahama too😂😂 #SOTNGhana
— Kingsley addo (@Sonkota717) February 25, 2016
That moment when the state of the nation address turns into an SHS roll call.smh.#SOTNGhana
— kwame (@samuelnuku) February 25, 2016
The MP you voted for goes to Parliament to sleep when important issues are on the ground but see him/her singing so so wonders #SOTNGhana
— PK (@Pe_Kayy) February 25, 2016
President John Mahama really😳?!You bring 10 people to the gallery to prove the over 25m Ghanaians are doing fine. This is a joke #SOTNGhana
— Retired Man Utd fan (@kboakye92) February 25, 2016
From the way JDM was mentioning the roads in the #SOTNGhana, even if a shovel is placed on the road,it will be listed as under construction
— ‘abdullai ‘isshak (@OneStoryOnly) February 25, 2016
Such AN Orator. Mahama is more than a life coach. Eeei. @JDmahama #SOTNGHANA.
— APEA (@APPIAHKWAMEvul) February 25, 2016
Change indeed is happening.No need to change a winning team and bring on tired legs! #SOTNGhana
— KwameAmes (@ricword4u) February 25, 2016
By: Mawuli Tsikata/citifmonline.com/Ghana