- Dr Hassan Ayariga, the founder of All People's Congress (NDC) visited the Saglemi 1,502 housing units built under former President Mahama
- A video he shot during his tour showed that the flats were overgrown with bushes and trees with several parts of them deteriorating
- Ghanaians have been crying out publicly over the video
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A video that was shot by the founder of the All People's Congress, Dr Hassan Ayariga, has caused public outrage as it captured a massive housing project left to the mercy of the weather.
In the footage shared on Dr Ayariga's official Facebook handle, the 1502 first phase flats of the 5,000 housing units at Saglemi in the Ningo-Prampram District were seen being damaged on every side with overgrown trees.
In August 2012, as part of moves to alleviate the housing deficit in Ghana, Mahama signed a $280 million deal to construct 5,000 housing units at Saglemi, which was completed in the first phase.
See the full video below:
However, after power changed hands, the NPP administration accused the Mahama administration of supervising a corrupt deal that shortchanged the public purse.
Below are some of the many comments from Ghanaians regarding the video.
Kwame Nyamekye questioned:
So what at all is wrong with these our leaders, ei This Hassan Ayariga I don't know if he is the one in parliament, if am right then he should bow down in Shame. Oh Ama Ghana when will these our leaders think and do good for our motherland
Yaw Ofori Boateng suggested:
The only thing is the youth must stand up, our leaders don't care about poor Ghanaian, NPP and NDC all the same; they are doing their business.
Addo Emmanuel shared:
OAS I ones worked there' over 1600 workers who are always paid. free transport, food, bonus Chaley all been wasted. Our politicians are very wicked and they don't even care all they care is what goes into their family. God grant our leaders with wisdom
In an interview with ZionFelix Entertainment News sighted by YEN.com.gh on the organization's official YouTube channel, Chairman Wontumi indicated that life used to be extremely hard.
According to him, he was a cleaner in the UK when he decided against his father's wish that it was time to start a new life back in Ghana.
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Source: Yen Ghana