Politics of Sunday, 16 February 2020
The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) National Youth Organizer, Henry Nana Boakye, popularly known as Nana B on Friday’s edition of Peace FM’s morning show ‘kokrokoo’ programme, decided to list ten factories under the One District One Factory (1D1F) programme.
The mention of the $20million Integrated Compost and Recycling Plant Limited by Waste Management Expert, Zoomlion Ghana Limited, however, brought an altercation in the studio as the Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr debunked the assertion that the plant was constructed under the ‘One District One Factory’ programme.
Kwesi Pratt insisted that he was at the commissioning of the plant and that nothing of a ‘One District One Factory’ programme collaboration was mentioned.
“The statement they made at the inauguration I still have it,” Mr. Pratt said.
Henry Nana Boakye in reaction criticised Kwesi Pratt for always not being satisfied with anything the ruling NPP government does.
“You are not happy I am mentioning this but it is not my fault, you are not happy, I know . . . I know you are not happy the government is performing . . . you are not excited one bit,” he intimated, a statement the renowned journalist described as ‘unfair’.
According to Kwesi Pratt it is not fair for Nana B to be talking to him like that.
“This is most unfair . . . how can you talk like that, how can you talk like that, it is not fair to be talking to me like that my friend . . . it’s not correct . . . you’re sitting on radio and doing this,” Mr. Pratt fumed.
However, host Kwami Sefa Kayi stated that Zoomlion actually registered the plant under the ‘One District One Factory’ initiative as to tap into the incentives that come with it.