Deputy Communication Minister says Accra Digital Center inauguration was a "smoke-screen"

Deputy Communication Minister says Accra Digital Center inauguration was a "smoke-screen"

- Deputy Communication Minister says erstwhile NDC government left the Accra Digital Center after its inauguration.

- He's stated that the Accra Digital Center became a "white elephant"

- He's stated that it's the current administration that's "putting in measures" to make the facility run properly

Deputy Communication Minister, Mr. Vincent Sowah Odotei, has stated that the Accra Digital Center built by the erstwhile Mahama led administration became a "white elephant" prior to the New Patriotic Party's return to political power after the December general elections.

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Deputy Communication Minister says Accra Digital Center inauguration was a "smoke-screen"

Deputy Communication Minister Vincent Sowah Odotei

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According to Deputy Communications Minister Vincent Sowah Odotei, the erstwhile Mahama led National Democratic Congress (NDC) abandoned the newly built facility leaving it "with absolutely nothing there".

Speaking to NEAT FM's Kwesi Aboagye, the Deputy Communication Minister recently expressed that following former president John Dramani Mahama's inauguration of the facility, it was left unused and without basic facilities such as internet connection.

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Deputy Communication Minister says Accra Digital Center inauguration was a "smoke-screen"

Accra Digital Center

"The inauguration was a smokescreen," said Dep. Minister Odotei,"They just inaugurated the place but we are now putting measures in place to ensure its active running. There are so many things that need to be done before we make use of the facility."

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Following the inauguration of the Accra Digital Center on November 2nd, 2016, then President John Dramani Mahama stated that the facility had the potential to create 10,000 jobs for Ghanaian youths.

Deputy Communication Minister says Accra Digital Center inauguration was a "smoke-screen"

Former President John Mahama tours Accra Digital Center after its inauguration

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