General Secretary of People’s National Convention (PNC), Mr. Bernard Mornah has described last Tuesday’s press conference as ‘a call in the right direction’ but was quick to add that some appointees of the Mahama led administration are not doing their job.
“I think the press conference on a positive light highlighted some things that we did not know, but how can we know when those who are supposed to talk are not talking”, he queried.
Government on Tuesday announced measures aimed at improving the living conditions of Ghanaians, targeting areas of education, communication, infrastructure, energy and water.
Mr. Felix Ofosu Kwakye, Deputy Minister of Information and Media Relations, who made the announcement at a news conference, said despite challenges facing the economy, government was committed to delivering on its better Ghana agenda.
Economic and social reforms remained the priority and focus of President John Dramani Mahama’s spirit of transparency and accountable governance to enhance the lot of both rural and urban dwellers, he said.
Speaking on Radio Gold’s Alhaji and Alhaji with Alhassan Suhuyini Saturday, Mr. Mornah lamented that when people who are suppose to move to the field are seating in offices, how would Ghanaians know the government is delivering on its better Ghana program.
The PNC General Secretary indicated that it’s of immense significance that we as a nation who gave the people in government the mandate start seeing some urgency in their actions.
He noted that while the press conference highlighted some of the accomplishment of government, Ghanaians must also become conscious of the fact that all is not well with the economy.
“All is not well because contractors are in arrears, and the worst is that when we went for the Euro bond to pay contractors, we payed foreign contractors who took the bulk of the money outside and left our country dry… leaving our local contractors that will use their money to generate job in the country unpaid”, he bewailed.
He believes that going forward, we as nation should see more action concentrated on our local economy than exposing it to foreign contractors.