The Communication Director of opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Lawyer Sammy Gyamfi has said that Ghana’s debt under President Akufo-Addo’s administration is unprecedented.
According to Mr Gyamfi, the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) has incurred has incurred an additional GH¢38 billion debts in almost four years.
Speaking at a press conference, he said “In fact, per our current total public debt of GH¢258.8 billion, that is as at June 2020, every Ghanaian in Ghana today is indebted to the tune of about GHS10,000,” Sammy Gyamfi stated.
“Our current debt position is worse than where we were when we joined the HIPC [Highly Indebted Poor Country] debt relief programme in the year 2001, at which time our debt-to-GDP ratio stood at 61%,” he noted.
Meanwhile, Lawyer Sammy Gyamfi has alleged that the daughters of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo have been extorting money from the state.
According to the lead Communicator of NDC, the daughters of President Akufo-Addo is extorting money from the state through their Non-Governmental Organization named, My Sisters Keepers Foundation.