POLITICS: "Mahama Hasn't Changed, He Still Has Nothing To Offer"- Akufo-Addo Charges
President Akufo-Addo has cautioned Ghanaians to be wary of the promises being made by the presidential candidate of the opposition National Democratic Congress, (NDC), John Mahama, in the run-up to the December polls.
The president made the comments whiles addressing business owners at Kokompe, in the Ablekuma North constituency, on the first day. of his Greater Accra Reginal tour.The president said the record of the former president in office is nothing to write home about, hence his defeat at the polls four years ago.
The president wondered why the Former president is seeking the presidency again despite what he described as his abysmal performance on the economic front whiles in office.
"I Know of someone going about on a promising spree, that if he comes, he would do this and that, but the fact of the matter is he has been in power before, and what actually did he achieve ? Nothing".he said.
" We have experienced his stewardship before, and it didn't meet the expectations of Ghanaians. So, he (Mahama), should stop lying to Ghanaians, and allow us to continue with our developmental agenda for the country!"
The president recounted the promises he made to the business owners, artisans, traders of kokompe and updated them on the status of his pledges.
"I have come, this morning, to ask you if I have reneged on my promises to you. If I have disappointed you if I came to lie to you. Since I have fulfilled most of my pledges to you, that means I was honest with you. For these reasons, you know I have lived up to expectations, so give me four more years to serve you better and continue my work ", he added.
Touching on his government's Coronavirus Alleviation Programme Business Development support, the president acknowledged that not all who applied have been successful, but assured that "those who didn't benefit from the financial support will be assisted when I am retained in office".
Story by: Rodney Tsenuokpor