- Nana Aba Anamoah has described the NDC and the NPP as insensitive
- She stated this in a tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh
- Her comments come on the back of the death of a 12-year-old in the Ningo Prampram constituency due to the no bed syndrome in hospitals
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The General Manager of GHOne TV, Nana Aba Anamoah, has taken the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to the cleaners for the challenges being faced in every facet of the country.
She argued that none of the two major political parties can absolve themselves from blame for the mess being witnessed in the country currently.
“When talk of remunerations for parliamentarians come up, all 275 shout Yeeeyee in unison. But let doctors/nurses start, then suddenly they are selfish,” the award-winning media personality stated in a tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh.
“The NPP & NDC have different ideologies but they have insensitivity in common. So, what is the alternative?” she added.
Nana Aba's comments come on the back of the sad death of a 12-year-old constituent of the Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Sam George, due to “no bed syndrome” across hospitals in the country.
In a detailed narration on Facebook, the maverick NDC legislator narrated how the father of the 12-year-old constituent had called him for emergency assistance.
According to Sam George, all efforts to transfer the unconscious boy from the Battor Catholic Hospital to the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital were unsuccessful as the response he had was; “no beds available”.
Nana Aba’s post sparked many reactions and YEN.com.gh compiled a few.
@Boakyewaa_N said: “I don't agree with “insensitivity in common” the NPP that insured health workers, restored allowances, gave a 50% salary bonus to frontline workers is not the same as the NDC that told us they had “dead goat syndrome” or that they are not magicians to give us jobs.”
@KAKUS26 added: “Nana, the 1992 Constitution is not helping the country trust me. It gives the politicians too much power. We can decide to bring different political parties to power but we'll still face these problems!”
@MBanks133 said: “Imagine if u used this energy to ask the current government, to show u a single hospital they have built? 5 years along the line, u blame a past government while paying tax to the new one? Anyway, if u want to blame previous gov'ts, it's good u start with UGCC, or shush.”
@Darlington1Gh stated: “The alternative is for the youth to come together and form a 3rd party to battle them. Even if we don't win power, they will be on their toes knowing their de facto 2 party system is threatened.”
In other news on YEN.com.gh, the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers – Ghana (COPEC), revealed that fuel prices will witness an increase in the next few hours.
The Executive Secretary of the chamber, Duncan Amoah, in a signed statement, said this has become necessary due to the increase of petroleum prices on the international market.
He said the commodity which was sold at $520 per metric tonne has now been pegged at about $545 per metric tonne, according to an earlier report by YEN.com.gh.
This, the statement says, translates to about 8 cedis per litre at the pump for both petrol and diesel, or about 5% on the international price index.
The above-mentioned figures make about a 1.25% increase in the current pump prices.