Political Science lecturer, professor Ransford Gyampo has taken a swipe at goverment over the decision to buy new and bigger jet for presidential travels. The Director or Communications at the Presidency, Eugene Arhin told the media on Monday that plans are far advanced by goverment to purchase a bigger plane that would save cost and also bring an end to the recent brouhaha emerging from presidential trips.
We’ve had some interesting catch-phrases within our body-politic, especially in the 4th Republic. There was the time in the Jerry Rawlings’ regime that the presidential jet at the time was referred to as a “Flying Coffin”, mostly, by members of that administration.
Honourable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa recently alleged; that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has spent an amount of GHS 2.8 million, on his recent travels to South Africa and France; using the services of a private jet, and so he (Honourable Ablakwa), has filed an urgent question in Parliament over the cost of the president’s travels.
The issues about the President purchasing a new Presidential Jet is now a national debate as to whether it's really needed considering the economic situation in Ghana. Lawyer Edudzi Tamakloe was the NDC panelist in the discussion with Jonny Hughes the host. Lawyer Edudzi Tamakloe in his submission made a statement about President Nana Akufo-Addo that Jonny Hughes thinks that is never correct about him.
Ghanaians have reacted to the private jet saga when Defence Minister, Dominic Niti Awul stated today in parliament that "the President can't bath in the Presidential Jet; that is why he hired a private jet". Ghanaians are in surprised mood to hear the Defence Minister said that and burst in to laugher when lawyer Sammy Gyamfi shared the message on his social media and Ghanaians asked that when did President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo start showering on plane?
The Ghanaian US based investigative journalist, Kevin Ekow Taylor has angrily stated that the president of the republic of Ghana, president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo sees every Ghanaian as a fool. Kevin Taylor has questioned that why should Liberian President be using Ghana's Presidential Jet and Ghana's president be using a hired Jet which is costing 17,000 euros an hour?
Minister of Defence Honorable Dominic Nitiwul has warned those propagandists groups saying he don't want anybody to put words in his mouth because he has never that Akufo Addo chose to travel in a private jet so that he can shower in the sky. He is unhappy about how his words regarding President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo using a private jet was misconstrued and designed as a lie against him.
Lately, the presidency has come under serious criticism and backlash from the general public and also the main opposition political party in the country because of issues bothering on the usage of the nation’s presidential jet. The Director of Communications at the presidency, Mr Eugene Arhin gave the hint a press briefing at the Jubilee House on Monday evening (September 27, 2021).
Quite recently there has been issues of several Ghanaians Lamenting the president of the Republic of Ghana for using tax payers money to hire a luxurious jet when several Ghanaians are suffering in the Country. In some few minutes ago the member of Parliament for the North Tongu Constituency posted on his Facebook page and disclosing that, the president has initiated steps to purchase a new bigger presidential jet according to his spokesperson.
Communication member of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Akomea has made his thoughts known on President Nana Akufo-Addo's travels to Britain and Germany. Member of parliament for North Tongu constituency, Hon Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa allegations levelled against President Nana Akufo-Addo has taken a new twist as Nana Akomea's comment sought to defend the issue at hand.
Popular Ghanaian politician and social media personality, Mr Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa who's the current Member of Parliament for the North Tongu constituency in the Volta region has finally reacted to the recent statement of the Minister of Defence, Honourable Dominic Nitiwul concerning the renting of a luxurious jet for the President's trips.
Hon. Samuel Okudzeto has deceived massive praises from Ghanaians after forcing Defence Minister, Hon Dominic Ntiwul to the august house of parliament to explain to the public why President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo hired a private jet to traveled instead of using the presidential jet. The member of parliament who is accountable to Ghanaians after listening to the Defence Minister, took to his social media wall to informed Ghanaians about what the minister said by saying that "after listening to Hon.