A communication team member of the National Democratic Congress (NDC); Hon. Joseph Yammin has again berated the government over what he says is serious economic hardship inflicted on Ghanaians by the NPP government.
Discussing the most recent afrobarometer report on Kumasi based Angel FM, Mr. Yammin said the economy was so bad that Ghanaians could not afford to buy meat these days but would rather eat fufu with egg. He also insisted that many have turned vegetarians due to the difficult Ghanaian economy under President Akufo Addo.
The new Afrobarometer survey by the Ghana Center for Democratic Development (CDD-Ghana) shows few citizens are content with the country’s economic situation and their personal living conditions, and a majority say the country is headed in the wrong direction.
Key findings in CDD’s Afrobarometer survey suggest that six in 10 Ghanaians (59%) say the country is “going in the wrong direction.” The share of citizens who see the country as “going in the right direction” declined by 15 percentage points from 2017 to 35%.
Only three in 10 Ghanaians (30%) describe the country’s economic conditions as “fairly good” or “very good,” a modest decline from 35% recorded in 2017.
Still, more than half are optimistic that things will get better in a year’s time.
Joseph Yammin however suggested that the only way out is to replace the current government with a John Mahama led NDC administration.
He said the NPP is tickling itself and laughing by insisting the economy is doing well and added that election 2020 will be the best judge.
He also accused the NPP government of “belittling the intelligence of Ghanaians with NaBCo after collapsing many businesses and causing countless youth to lose their jobs”.
He called on Ghanaians to vote out the NPP in order to salvage the economy.
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