John Dramani Mahama, the opposition National Democratic Congress’s (NDC) presidential candidate for 2020, has taken on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo once more.
This comes as President Akufo-Addo lauded his government’s accomplishments at the NPP’s National Delegates Conference in Kumasi on Sunday, December 19, 2021, urging Mr Mahama to display his thought out policies while in opposition.
Mr. Mahama, on the other hand, does not agree with President Akufo-allegations. Addo’s
Ghanaians, he claims, have realized that the president is a good campaigner but a lousy leader, and that they discovered this at great cost.
In a Facebook post, the former president said, “I think the President must take his responsibilities seriously and focus on working to change the circumstances of our people, rather than the rabble-rousing skits he serves the nation.
To answer his rhetorical question on policy, if only he took a moment, in the comfort of his chartered jet, to read the People’s manifesto, he would have at least learnt about the ‘Big Push’ (an accelerated infrastructure plan for Ghana), ‘Free Primary Health Care Plan’, the ‘1 million jobs plan’, ‘Ghana FIRST’ (Framework for Industrial Revitalisation, Support and Transformation) and several other well-thought-through and costed policies.
I am willing to provide him with an autographed copy of the manifesto.
With his speech of yesterday, he has carved his niche as a good campaigner, but unfortunately a poor leader as Ghanaians have found out at great cost”.