- Former MP for Adenta has mistakenly referred to Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia as "Dr. Borrowmia".
- He's stated that government should stop referring to $15bn Chinese loan as an investment
A former Member of Parliament for the Adenta Constituency, Mr. Kojo Adu Asare, has mistakenly called Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia, "Dr. Borrowmia" during a live radio broadcast.
Mr. Adu Asare's pronunciation "faux pas" was said during Asempa FM's Ekosii Sen radio show, where the former MP criticized government for borrowing while it criticized former administrations for the act.
Commenting on government's loans received from the international community, Mr. Adu Asare said that the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) administration had ended up doing worse that what they accused the erstwhile Mahama led government of doing.
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Mr. Adu Asare went on to express that after heavily criticizing the former National Democratic Congress (NDC) for "borrowing too much" even though there's ample resources locally, he said the current administration is course to do much worse.
The former Adenta legislator pointed out that then running mate Dr. Bawumia was the "loudest voice" when it came to those critics of government borrowing during the previous NDC administration, even though today the Vice President seems to be the point man when it came to government loans.
Former MP Adu Asare said the the current government administration ought to call the situation what is, and that referring to the recent $15 billion loan from China as a "leverage" and "investment" didn't change what it was, adding that what kind of foreign investment would be subject to parliamentary approval.
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