Sammy Gyamfi, National Communications Officer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has mentioned that President Akufo-Addo failed to listen to former President Mahama’s advice which caused the country to reach out to the IMF
According to Sammy Gyamfi, the obduracy of the Akufo-Addo-led government has brought the country to this stage and also delayed the country’s IMF bailout.
He added that Akufo Addo has refused to heed to the advice former president, John Dramani Mahama on practical ways of revamping the Ghanaian economy.
Speaking in an interview with TV3 on Wednesday, March 21, he said “had government gone to the Bretton Woods Institution earlier following Mr Mahama’s counsel, the economy would not have deteriorated to crisis level.”
He further stated that folks in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) have “listening problem” or do not comprehend economic issues.
I get very surprised when our friends in the NPP speak like that and say that we have no policy alternatives because it is either they have a listening problem or they simply do not understand simple language or simple issues.
Flagbearer hopeful for the National Democratic Congress, and former president, John Mahama had earlier criticized the NPP for poor management of the economy and subsequently proposed some policies that could help revamp the economy including downsizing ministers of state number, cancellation of ex-gratia, among others.