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Komenda Sugar Factory intentionally abandoned to rot by the NPP government - John Mahama

Former President and Flag bearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama has thrown a jab at the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the government that he made sure the country had the raw materials before building the Komenda Sugar Factory.

He said it is a deliberate attempt by the ruling government to ridicule him and stop such a beneficial project from going the right way and so, they abandoned what his government started to rot.

The former President was speaking on a Cape Coast based radio station, Cape FM in the Central Region when asked questions about the current state of the project which was meant to cut down the importation of sugar into the country, provide jobs, and make the monies used in the importation process be diverted to be used for othrt beneficial purposes locally.

His Thank you tour to the people in the Central Region led him to speak with the people in the Region online. 

He said, "I'm not foolish to set up a factory and have no plan for the provision of raw materials. I knew what the vision was. It was to get the rsw materials first, and whrn we start production, we would have already had processing plant."

The $35 million factory was built by the erstwhile government before they lost the elections in 2016 for a new party to assume the reigns of power in the country.

Unfortunately, the New NPP government did not continue that project. And currently, the money that was borrowed from the Indian government to put up this project is now a total waste; a huge loss to the State, paid by the taxpayer.

The factory was never put into use; its dreams could not be achieved and has rusted beyond recognition.

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