Obiri Boahen opposed to tow levy policy

Obiri Boahen opposed to tow levy policy

- NPP Deputy General Secretary says government's new tow levy is a bad idea

- He's pondered why only one company has been given the contract to implement the policy

A high ranking member of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), Nana Obiri Boahen, has stated that as far as he is concerned, government's controversial new towing levy is a "bad" policy.

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Obiri Boahen opposed to tow levy policy

Nana Obiri Boahen

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Comments made by Nana Obiri Boahen, Deputy General Secretary of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), suggest that even some members of the governing party may be opposed to government's new and controversial towing policy.

According to the NPP stalwart, thought he couldn't speak for the government on the policy, he personally said that - as far as he's concerned - the mandatory tow levy policy was a bad idea.

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I do not think I can speak for the government now because I do not have the mandate to speak for the governing party on this levy implementation... However, I will speak as individual to voice my sentiment out. …it's a bad policy..." said the NPP Deputy General Secretary.

Nana Obiri Boahen, a private legal practitioner, related that the controversial policy is a bad idea especially because only one company has been given the contract whereas there are many insurance companies in Ghana.

The NPP stalwart stated that there are many insurance providers in Ghana, and wondered why such a huge contract was only awarded to one company.

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