The Member Of Parliament for Assin Central, Kennedy Agyapong has hit the hammer strongly on the head of the nail over the poor management of the economy. In his campaign with the delegates in Kintampo, the lawmaker expressed bitter concerns with respect to the depreciation of the Cedi and Its negative impact on the economy.
The flag bearer hopeful, Kennedy revealed that in March 2022, he was in possession of $40 million which is Cedi equivalent, however, by August of the same year, the value had plummeted to $16 million due to the de
The flag bearer hopeful for the New Patriotic Party never mentioned Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who is the head of the economic management team and an aspiring flagbearer of the NPP. Still, it was clear and evident that his speech was directed towards him.
“We will have troubles if we don’t do a clean campaign because i will reply to every claim made against me. You call yourself a strategist but when we were taking over power, the Dollar was 4 Cedis, today One Dollar is Twelve Cedis and yet you call yourself a strategist.
“In March 2022 I had 40 million Dollars in Cedi equivalent, in August 2022 the value of the 40 million dollars had dropped to 16 million.”
Further, Kennedy Agyapong outlined his own business ventures that provides employment for over 7,000 individuals each month, asserting that his experience puts him in a better position to lead the country and create job opportunities compared to his competitors.
“With my Steel Plant, I am employing thousands of workers in this country by the next few months, I have the biggest Cold Store in the whole of Africa, as for you, the government pays you, pays your house girls, pays your security, you are living in government bungalows.
“But I pay 7158 workers every month in this country. So between the two of us who is the strategist? This is internal politics and so we shouldn’t be dirty but if they attack me I will reply.”