NDC blasts Akufo-Addo for allegedly chilling with taxpayers money in US (photo)

NDC blasts Akufo-Addo for allegedly chilling with taxpayers money in US (photo)

-President Akufo-Addo is in New York for a United Nations conference

-His side activities have come under criticism

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo delivered his maiden speech to the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on Thursday.

Akufo-Addo, Rebecca 'chill' with taxpayers' money while on official duty in New York?

President Nana Akufo-Addo receives a kiss from his wife, Rebecca

In a speech many described as bold, he called for reforms in the UN Security Council in order to ensure fairness and achieve the much desired world peace.

READ ALSO: Akufo-Addo calls for reforms at UN in powerful speech

While many have commended him on his speech, others have focused on things other than the reason why the president went there.

The most issue gaining currency on social media is a photo of the Nana Addo and his wife, Rebecca at a mini party.

READ ALSO: Nana Addo and Rebecca show love in New York

The story behind the photo is that, the evening after his address at the UN, he and his wife among others, joined Council of State Chairman, Juabenhene Nana Otuo Siriboe II to celebrate his birthday.

But critics, especially supporters of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have taken to social media to chastise President Akufo-Addo.

According to them, he used the taxpayers' money to 'enjoy himself' while on official duty.

"Birthday celebrations in New York on the sidelines of the #UNGA. So much for saving the public purse", the party's official twitter handle captioned the photo.

Below are some of the posts from NDC supporters about the picture:

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