Akufo-Addo’s 4-day tour a waste of Ghana’s money
The Ashanti regional Communication Bureau of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said President Akufo Addo did not have anything to show on his four-day tour of the region.
The Bureau said the President rather commissioned projects initiated and started by former President John Mahama without giving him credit and also commissioned minor projects which should have been done by MMDCEs.
Addressing a press conference today, Regional Communication Officer, Abass Nurudeen said the President commissioned the 330kv transmission line from Kumasi to Bolgatanga which was initiated by former President Mahama without giving him credit.
The President, he said also refused to give credit to former President Mahama who started the 60-bed capacity Konongo hospital euro get project when he commissioned it.
Mr. Abass lambasted President Akufo Addo for abandoning the 500-bed Afari Military hospital, the 250-bed capacity regional hospital at Sewua, and the 120-bed capacity Kumawu hospital started by former President Mahama.
The abysmal performance of the President in the region coupled with the bad economic situation, Mr. Abass said led to the hooting and jeering of him at Kumasi Adum during the tour.
Mr. Abass also called on President Akufo Addo to distance himself from the Ashanti regional Chairman of the NPP, Mr. Bernard Antwi Boasiako popularly called Wontumi for his Akonta mining illegal activities.
He wants the President to ensure the arrest and subsequent prosecution of Chairman Wontumi.
Story Filed by: Akwadaa Nyame (Silver FM)