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National Organizer for the Convention People’s Party (CPP) and a leading member of the Economic Fighters League, Ernesto says the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) would have lost miserably if elections were held today after their first 100 days.
The outspoken politician who took to his facebook page to score the first 100 days of President Akufo-Addo said, never has any government incensed Ghanaians in their first 100 days like what we have witnessed under the NPP over the last 100 days.
Touching on different issues, Ernesto Yeboah lambasted government over its incompetence in addressing the invasion of Chinese nationals and illegal mining.
Read below the full post from Ernesto Yeboah:
After 100 days of being in office, if elections were held today the NPP will lose miserably.
Never has any government incensed the people so much in its first 100 days than that of President Akufo-Addo, and it started with his inaugural speech which embarrassingly turned out to have been plagiarized from speeches of western leaders.
This shameful despicable act deflated Ghana's pride in a most profound and fundamental way that words have never been enough to describe.
Many of us understood there and then that the leader we thought we had elected was actually not ours but theirs.
We knew thus who is in charge of our country.
Soon after was the government's speedy action to enforce the consumption of genetically modified foods in Ghana, outsourcing the country's Agricultural sector to USAID and appointing a pro GMO advocate as Minister of Agriculture.
It would be recalled how many Ghanaians protested and demonstrated against the passage of the GMO Plants Breeders Bill by the NDC administration and how it eventually contributed to their defeat at the polls.
To the shock of many Ghanaians was this government's pleadings to the IMF to extend its program with Ghana, a program they criticised the erstwhile administration for when they were in opposition.
This was yet another sign of the insincerity and incapacity of this government. As if this was not enough this government sneakily moved to sign the second part of the Millennium Compact Agreement that commits Ghana to sell ECG, Gridco and VRA.
Beyond these policy issues has been what many have described as this government's childish fixation with pulling down Kwame Nkrumah, the only name that still reverberates sense in hearts and minds, and brings hope to many Ghanaians.
Sadly this curious obsession by government has been at the expense of the unresolved dumsor crisis, massive youth unemployment, lorry fare hikes and ever worsening socio-economic conditions in the country.
The President's inaction and incompetence in addressing the Chinese invasion and the galamsey question hasn't helped their image either. At a time when many Ghanaians are screaming their lungs out to "stop galamsey NOW", this government has only managed to show great impotence by either begging the Chinese or giving them THREE WEEKS to further steal our gold and pollute our rivers.
All of these moves have led to a massive recession of confidence in the government.
The Ameri saga is fast developing to represent the first and final test to the much professed anti corruption character of this government.
And all signs so far shows a rather worrying picture. There is no doubt that there was foul play in the Ameri deal which led to Ghana being shortchanged.
Thus to learn of this government's immediate seeming complicity due to the fact that the company under investigation paid the hotel bills of the committee members leaves a soiled patch on the image of this government.
The question is why has the government not moved to abrogate the contract and to prosecute culpable state officials of the previous administration who were involved in this dubious deal?
And indeed why are those found to have stolen state vehicles not being prosecuted as every thief ought to under the laws of Ghana? Is President Akufu-Addo going to fight corruption in this manner? Is this all there is to the much-touted commitment to fighting corruption?
The 100 days of the NPP can well be described as an era of lawlessness and weak leadership marked by the hungry NPP hooligans and miscreant thugs attacking and molesting citizens with no attempt by the president to call them to order or the government to disband the criminal groupings still holding themselves as invisible and delta criminals strangling the whole nation to death.
The most disturbing bit is the arrogant and insulting NPP communicators unleashed to provide justifications on issues.
The NPP has squandered the goodwill that brought them to power and are fast preparing their way back to opposition.
They have forgotten so soon that a significant number of Ghanaians no longer hold allegiance to political parties but on the question of true Economic Freedom and who can provide it.
As youth we must always remember as Franz Fanon puts it "each generation must discover it's mission, fulfil it or betray it".
We know that we cannot betray our mission, we have a moral duty to fight for our people to bring about economic freedom in their lifetime.
You know as much as I do that this is certainly not the change you voted for so let us speak up before it is too late.
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