You gave us ‘dumsor’ even without Coronavirus – Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko jabs Mahama
Former Executive Director of the Danquah Institute Gabby Asare Otchere-Darko has jabbed former President John Dramani Mahama over the latter’s call to government to make available funds to electricity producers and distributors.
Former President Mahama at a brief ceremony to deliver food items to some 20,000 households in areas affected by a lockdown charged government to ensure it funds the Electricity Company of Ghana to enable them supply uninterrupted power in the period of the fight against COVID-19.
“Considering the new cases being discovered, it is clear that we are entering a new phase where there is the beginning of a horizontal spread of the disease. This requires us to redouble our efforts in the battle against the pandemic. In other for us the people of Ghana to realize the needed benefit from the subsidies on electricity tariffs and water announced, I ask the President to assure and fund ECG and the power producers to enable them to discharge their duties without interruption,” Mr. Mahama said.
The call by the former President however attracted a subtle jab from Gabby Asare Otchere Darko who is a leading member of the governing New Patriotic Party(NPP).
Gabby Asare Otchere Darko called out the former President for plunging the country into power crisis when there was no impact of the outbreak of a pandemic.