National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament [MP] for Bia East constituency in the Western Region, Richard Acheampong has said that Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s talk about ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ is a mere rhetoric.
According to him, President Nana Addo is not serious about the Ghana Beyond Aid campaign because he [Nana Addo] is not walking the talk.
“Nana Addo is not serious about the Ghana beyond aid campaign that he is leading. It’s just a mere rhetoric. If he was serious, he wouldn’t have gone for a 10 million euro loan from the Germans the same month he made the declaration about Ghana beyond aid. ”
He added, “President Nana Addo is only engaging in propaganda. They [NPP] don’t even have blueprint to enroll the one district, one factory.”
Last year president Nana Addo said ‘Ghana is blessed with a lot of natural resources and if prudently exploited and managed, will lift Ghana beyond foreign aid.”
“Since the 1960s, the country has depended on aid from developing partners for her development, “he opined.
By: Joseph Nii Ankrah