Retired Ghanaian Officer Begs President Akufo-Addo Over Debt Exchange Programme: "Don't Touch My Money"

Retired Ghanaian Officer Begs President Akufo-Addo Over Debt Exchange Programme: "Don't Touch My Money"

  • Asp Franklyn Kwasi Nartey, a Ghanaian retired police officer has sent an emotional message to President Akufo-Addo
  • According to him, he worked for Ghana for 24 years and saved some of his money to purchase government bonds
  • However, the new directive from the government says it will not be until 2033 that he will get his money

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A retired Ghanaian police officer called Asp Rtd Franklyn Kwasi Nartey has pleaded with Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo not to touch the money he has toiled for, for many years.

According to the officer who spoke in a video that is going viral on social media, he had served the country for more than 24 years and used some of his hard-earned money to purchase bonds.

"I used my gratuity to buy bonds for two years and it's supposed to mature in September 2023 and you're telling me I'll be able to get it in 2033? What do you want me to do?" the retired officer asked.

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Photo of retired police officer and Nana Addo
Retired police officer begs Nana Addo not to take his money Photo credit: SAUL LOEB via Getty Images; Just Ignore Kyidom via YouTube
Source: Twitter

Franklyn further added:

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"I'm affiliated with the Ghana Commercial Bank, Accra North Branch. Nana Addo, let me ask you...have you worked as a civil servant in Ghana before? Please I beg you, pay me my money".

Ghanaians share thoughts on Asp Franklyn Kwasi Nartey's video

The video has been gathering comments from the general public. Below were some of the thoughts put together.


Lolx not really funny tho #WKHKYD


U can save and invest in a failed economy in peace

Prosper Akpabli

But addo HOW do you came back to Ghana ur father and co are the down fall of our mother Ghana but don't worry one day one day

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In a related report, a known politician affiliated with NPP has painted a gloomy picture of the likely outcome of the Domestic Debt Exchange Programme (DDEP).

Dr Mark Assibey-Yeboah, who is a former MP for New Juaben South, fears many commercial banks may be out of business if the debt exchange is implemented

"Let’s say...a bank is exposed to government bonds to the tune of GH¢2billion even at 20%, that is GH¢400million in interest payments for holdings. Do you know what that will mean to your balance sheet?" the former MP said during an interview with TV3.

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