Stop using taxes for lavish parties - NDC to Akufo Addo

Stop using taxes for lavish parties - NDC to Akufo Addo

The Minority in Parliament has raised an alarm at the way over the presidency has organized so many "extravagant parties since assuming office.

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The National Democratic Congress has thus called for a full disclosure of the amount of tax payer’s money spent in organizing these parties by President Nana Akufo-Addo.

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Stop using taxes for lavish parties - NDC to Akufo Addo

Stop using taxes for lavish parties - NDC to Akufo Addo

Speaking with the press, the minority complained that in the short time since the Government of the NPP took office there have been several parties after the official inauguration party which they describe as wanton wastage of state resources.

Deputy Majority Leader, James Klutse Avedzi, said, “We have seen evidence of how millions of taxpayer’s money was spent on these parties at which expensive drinks served included some that were customized with the President’s name on them."

Stop using taxes for lavish parties - NDC to Akufo Addo

Stop using taxes for lavish parties - NDC to Akufo Addo

"We call on the Akufo-Addo government to, in the name of transparency, make public the amount spent on these parties”.

He further said the early indications from the government, given its actions within its first 100 days, point to the fact it cannot be trusted.

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Our resources will not be safe with such a large government that has voracious and elephantine appetite. We wonder how the NPP could so soon abandon the plight of the people and the platform on which they campaigned to climb to power,” Mr. Avedzi stated.

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