Politics of Saturday, 26 October 2019
Source: Kwabena Danso-Dapaah
A former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for Ahafo Ano North Constituency in the Ashanti Region, Hon. Kwasi Adusie has stated being a Ghanaian has become a bed omen under this current government.
“It is a shame and sad to be a Ghanaian under President Akufo-Addo”, he opined during a panel discussion this reporter Kwabena Danso-Dapaah monitored on a local radio station in Kumasi, Nhyira FM
According to Hon. Kwasi Adusie, the economic hardship for the Ghanaians especially those in the Ashanti Region is unbearable despite the chunk of votes the ruling party garnered in the region to secure victory in the last general elections.
“People are feeling sad and shameful especially those from the Ashanti Region”, the NDC 2020 parliamentary candidate told told host, Aduanaba Kofi Asante Ennin on ‘Kro Yimu Nsem’ political talk show monitored.
Hon. Kwasi Adusie, therefore, admonished electorates to vote massively against the ruling New Patriotic Party come next general election to enable the next NDC government bring development to their doorstep.
Meanwhile, the flagbearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Mr. John Mahama, has said he intends, together with his party, to use the 2020 manifesto to rescue Ghanaians from the hardships, corruption and cronyism inflicted on them by the Akufo-Addo government.
At the launch of the party’s manifesto committee on Wednesday, 23 October 2019, the former President said the NDC “remains grateful to you [media] for your continuous interest in our activities – activities aimed at restoring HOPE and addressing the increasing hardship inflicted on Ghanaians, unprecedented corruption in high places, and the family-and-friends governance we are saddled with today”.
Mr. Mahama, who lost the 2016 election to the current President, said Nana Akufo-Addo’s many promises to the Ghanaian people ahead of the last general elections, have turned out to be Today, three years into his administration, promises have turned out to be “a grand deception”.
“The much-vaunted economic redemption has turned out to be an economic disaster in the lives of Ghanaians as they see hardship and prices of fuel and utilities skyrocketing.
“The promised prosperity has been replaced with excruciating hardships and suffering, which have been the direct consequence of either ill-conceived policies or poorly implemented programmes”, he noted.