Election 2020: Government Borrowed GH¢67 Billion; ‘Shared It Like Kelewele’ – Ato Forson Claims | Politics



Cassiel Ato Forson, Member of Parliament for Ajumako Enyan Essiam Constituency within the Central Area has alleged that authorities went on a borrowing spree within the lead-up to the 2020 polls.

Ato Forson, who’s the Rating Member on Parliament’s Finance Committee stated a complete of GH¢67 billion was borrowed, an quantity which he says the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo-led authorities splurged on campaigning.

He stated the quantity was additionally shared amongst members of the governing New Patriotic Get together, NPP, like ‘kelewele’ – a neighborhood snack made from fried chopped plantain with pepper often accompanied with groundnuts.

“Due to the elections, they determined to borrow GH¢67 billion, and shared the cash to their social gathering supporters. They shared Ghana’s cash like kelewele,” Ato Forson claimed in an interview with pro-Nationwide Democratic Congress channel, Woezor TV.

The NPP authorities has serially been accused of overborrowing and reckless spending main Ghana into monetary difficulties.

The federal government insists that the dual results of the COVID-19 aftermath and the Russia-Ukraine conflict are in charge for the headwinds and that measures are being put in place to rectify the problem.

Ghana is hoping for an Worldwide Financial Fund programme to assist stabilize the economic system amid fears that it may collapse in the end.

President Akufo-Addo in late October delivered an deal with on the economic system, admitting that Ghana was in a disaster, whiles outlining measures being undertaken to reverse the tide and put the economic system on a path of progress and prosperity.

Supply: Ghanaweb.com



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