The Deputy Standard Secretary of the opposition Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC), has expressed be concerned in excess of what he believes is a large discrepancy amongst the commitment of the president to reducing the effects of the novel coronavirus on Ghanaians and the feasibility of these pronouncements.
When commending the federal government for the numerous influence mitigation interventions, Peter Boamah Otokunor, in an open letter to President Akufo-Addo states that, these intentions may perhaps be inadequate and will have to be reconsidered.
The President on Sunday night time dealt with the nation on actions currently being taken by his administration to reduce the plight of Ghanaians even as the lockdown ensues in an try to contain the spread of the virus.
But Mr. Otokunor in the April 7, 2020, letter explained that some interventions this kind of as the provision of food stuff, very affordable source of electrical power and water invoice absorption, will have to be tailored adequately to address the needs of citizens in this time of Covid-19 disaster.
He also quizzed that, “Don’t you imagine a socially responsive federal government should also think about lessening fuel costs considerably, primarily as global prices of fuel plummets to as lower as about US$ 26.41for each barrel?”
Read through the entire letter down below.