Former President John Dramani Mahama has refuted the New Patriotic Party’s accusation that he is the one generating the country’s perception of hardship.
He did, however, reiterate that Ghanaians are facing unprecedented hardships under the Akufo-Addo administration.
According to him, average Ghanaians’ current living conditions are unrivaled under any regime.
He was addressing at a gathering with local church leaders in Wa as part of his Upper West Region “Thank You Tour.”
“Times are tough, even if the New Patriotic Party, NP, claims that they are not, but it is I who am giving Ghanaians hope,” he said.
At a news conference on Friday, August 2021, the NPP’s Director of Communication, Yaw Buaben Asamoa, stated that Ghana is in good shape and that President Akufo-Addo is working hard to boost production and enhance livelihoods.
He, on the other hand, blamed the former president of exacerbating the country’s impression of hardship.
“We are not afraid of John Mahama because we know he can’t manage the economy, but we can’t let him poison your minds because if you’re sitting somewhere and they keep telling you, ‘Oh it’s horrible, Ghana is hard, there’s corruption, and Ghana is hard,’ then you’re going to believe it. Then there are moments when you believe it to be true. As a result, we must respond.”
He also stated that the gains made by the Akufo-Addo administration