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26.12.2019 Politics

Why Shatta Wale Scores Akufo-Addo's Gov't 15%

Why Shatta Wale Scores Akufo-Addo's Gov't 15%
LISTEN DEC 26, 2019

Dancehall artiste Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr. with stage name Shatta Wale has waded into the performance debate of president Akufo-Addo government in three years of rule.

In viral audio, Shatta Wale is heard saying the president’s three years’ performance in government deserves 15% marks.

His assessment of the president comes days after Akufo-Addo had awarded himself 72% for the work he has done so far.

The president’s marks were to counter that of policy think tank Imani Africa which had scored the president 48% per cent on his delivery on campaign promises.

But Shatta Wale believes the president deserves fewer marks. Three years on Shatta Wale believes the president must be realistic with himself about his performance.

“Let me just give him 15 per cent because people are complaining you know, and me myself every morning the kind of people I have in front of my gate, as I’m even not there now I’m imagining the people there. If I go, it’s like a doctor visiting his patients, you know, school fees, sickness, grandmother, grandfather.”

“Who gave them 72 per cent?

“You see, me I don’t lie, this thing that I’m saying I just want the president to even know himself that people are complaining, that life has become unbearable in Ghana.

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