Several promises were made by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) prior to the December 2020 General Elections.
I wonder why the 88 hospitals they promised have not materialized, yet they keep telling Ghanaians that they are going to construct 120 bridges within one year.
The country's debt stock is so worrying, and it is just surprising we cannot to confidently boast of infrastructural facilities these gargantuan debts have been able to finance.
No wonder the World Bank has intelligently and prudently issued a warning to President Akufo-Addo to fix the country and stop the excessive borrowing, as the country's debt stock gallops.
What then happens to the tax payers monies?
I really like how Prof. Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba describes our leaders: He has revealed a bitter truth about African politicans which I think will be relevant in this discussion.
Prof. Lumumba has described our leaders as people who have twisted and changed the entire rationale behind politics into a commercial business.
What is so devastating and sad is that they use dubious means to steal from the poor, and try to use those monies to do something little to warm the heart of the very poor people in our communities.
Undoubtedly, this is what is happening in Ghana now.
Just imagine the number of people who are on the streets, those who find it difficult to even get one hot meal per day and people who have to walk several miles on poor roads (often considered as death traps) to school everyday.
Many farmers are crying over their yields being constantly rotten in the farm because they find it difficult to transport them to the market for sale due to bad road networks.
Poor road networks have also claimed the lives of many Ghanaians through accidents which could have been prevented if the roads were good enough.
Several Ghanaians on social media have massively descended on the Minisiter for Roads and Highways over his promise to construct 120 bridges within a year, coupled with the list of roads that have been constructed so far under the leadership of President Akufo-Addo in a video shared by Roland Walker on his Facebook page.
Below are some of the reactions from Ghanaians:
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