Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has lent his voice to the controversy that's surrounded President Nana Addo's ministerial appointments and has asked critics to be patient.
According to the elderly statesman, president Nana Akufo-Addo was voted in to fulfill his vision of transforming Ghana and must be given the liberty to appoint those he believes will fulfill that vision.
In the last week President Akufo-Addo has come under some criticism for what some have called his bloated government. Some critics from the National Democratic Congress have gone as far as to say that some of Nana Addo's appointments has just been a situation of the president creating "jobs for friends."
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Among some of the more controversial appointments are the Minister for Inner City and Zongo development, Minister for Monitoring and Evaluation. Although most appointed ministers are yet to undergo vetting by parliament.
Speaking to Joy News on the issue, President Kufuor said that critics ought to remain calm and see what will come of Nana Addo's administration.
"The country has assigned him a job. We should give him a free hand to do the job for us. We didn't vote for nothing. We voted because we expect him to give solutions for us and he says this is the way I can do the work," he said.