Election 2016 Abossey-Okai spare parts dealers deny reducing prices in solidarity with the NPP

On the contrary, the spare parts dealers say it is something they do at the end of every year to get rid of old stock.

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Spare parts dealers at Abossey-Okai have flatly denied claims that they have reduced prices in solidarity with the electoral victory of the New Patriotic Party (NPP).

On the contrary, the spare parts dealers say it is something they do at the end of every year to get rid of old stock.

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The Mahama-led administration reacted angrily to the news, accusing them of sabotage.

But leader of the traders at Abossey-Okai, Mr. Siaw Ampadu, said in an interview with Accra-based Citi FM that the cut in prices is to afford customers the opportunity to buy their products at reduced cost.

He said: 'It is true that we have cut our prices down but it is not due to political reasons.

"Since 2007, we find ways to cut down on our prices so that our customers can purchase our products.

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"Being in the Christmas time, people travel a lot and if the prices are high, they cannot buy from us so we try to cut our prices every December and we started since 2007.

He stressed that "It is not because of Nana Akufo-Addo we are doing this.”

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