19.03.2020 Headlines

Coronavirus: Mahama Jabs Gov't For Doing Little On Economy

Coronavirus: Mahama Jabs Gov't For Doing Little On Economy
LISTEN MAR 19, 2020

Former President John Dramani Mahama had earlier criticized the government for failing to address the impact of the novel coronavirus pandemic on Ghana's economy.

The NDC flagbearer accused the government of doing little to cushion Ghana from a plunge in economic activities as a result of COVID-19 adding that the government must release its plan on how to keep the economy afloat.

“What the government did not address is the wide-reaching economic impact of the pandemic. We have seen governments around the world make bold moves to protect the economies and we should expect the government of Ghana to respond rapidly to this challenge. I, therefore, call on the government to publish its plans to protect the economy including the possibility of a statement to Parliament on the expected impact on our economy of the destructions of COVID-19 on global supply chains and international travel.”


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