President Mahama has in a response to critics over the importance of infrastructural development argued that “ultimately we eat roads".
In an interview with Radio Savannah in the Northern Region, the president argues that contrary to claims that roads do not put food on the table of Ghanaians, "roads are literally food that can be eaten".
READ ALSO: Doctors sewed this man’s hand to his belly. The reason why will leave you speechMahama argues that the construction of roads is equally important as the building of hospitals which are also not eaten but take care of the sick in society to get well and contribute to the building of the nation. The President is in the Northern Region as part of his ‘Accounting to the People Tour’. He is expected to cut sod for the commencement of a number of projects in the region.