Election 2016 Mahama has only succeeded in putting corruption first - NPP

“It is evident that the John Mahama government is not one that can be trusted to put people first. A government that puts corruption first can only pay lip service to putting Ghanaians first,” Boagye Agyarko of the NPP has said.

  • Published:
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

The New Patriotic Party has accused the John Mahama-led administration of only putting corruption first instead of its usual slogan ‘Putting people first’.

At a press conference today [Monday] to react to the governing NDC manifesto launch, the NPP’s Policy Adviser for the 2016 campaign, Boakye Agyarko, said “what we have in John Mahama is a President that is so out of touch with the problems of the average Ghanaian that he sees his non-performance in these sectors as success.”

“It is evident that the John Mahama government is not one that can be trusted to put people first. A government that puts corruption first can only pay lip service to putting Ghanaians first.”

According to Boagye Agyarko,  the living conditions of Ghanaians had worsened under President Mahama, adding that “when you speak at random to people around the country, it appears their concerns, problems and anxieties are the same. Unemployment, bad roads, the lack of decent and affordable accommodation and the high cost of living as well as the falling standards in education and health.”

“It cannot be disputed that President John Mahama has made Ghanaians poorer. The prices of everyday items have skyrocketed under John Mahama,” Mr Boakye Agyarko said.

“The price of a gallon of petrol has gone from GHS3 to GHS16, bread has moved from GHS2 to GHS7, milk from GHS1 to GHS3, kenkey from 30p to GHS2, fish from 50p to GHS2, sachet water from 5p to 20p, and a bag of cement from GHS12 to GHS32,” he added.

IEA rolls out #IWantToKnowCampaign in Kumasi

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Modest Lifestyle I don't even have $2m like my brother - Ex-president Mahamabullet
2 Congratulations Mahama named 2016 best African Political leaderbullet
3 SONA Take your time- Helena Ntoso to President Nana Addobullet
4 Car Crash Former Akwatia MP, Kofi Asare deadbullet
5 NPP Government Has Akufo-Addo’s deputy ministerial appointments...bullet
6 Ghana Politics Government sacks 525 national security officers...bullet
7 Profile All you need to know about Samira Bawumiabullet
8 JDM Speaks Leave power peacefully; the country will live...bullet
9 Agenda 2020 Rawlings to vie for NDC Chairman posters outbullet
10 Election 2016 Special voting fixed on December 1bullet

Top Videos

1 Video What Ghanaians are saying about Agyarko's bribery allegation casebullet
2 Election 2016 Obinim threatens to rig elections for Mahama, Nana Addobullet
3 New Government Swearing in of Nana Akufo-Addo and Dr Bawumiabullet
4 Pulse Elections Nana Addo will win by 53% - Gonga chief predictsbullet
5 US Election USA Ambassador to Ghana Robert P. Jackson on Trump's winbullet
6 Election 2016 T.B Joshua in Ghana to subvert election 2016 -...bullet
7 Election 2016 NPP does not want Nana Addo scrutinised –...bullet
8 Watch Gbese Mantse vows to abdicate if Nana Addo winsbullet
9 Ghana meets Naija President-elect Nana Akufo - Addo...bullet
10 Election 2016 Obinim predicts victory for Nana Addobullet

Politics