Old Video of Nana Konadu Rawlings Complaining About Tough Economy in Ghana Surfaces

Old Video of Nana Konadu Rawlings Complaining About Tough Economy in Ghana Surfaces

  • Nana Konadu Agyemang Rawlings has allegedly said in an old video that things are hard in Ghana's economy and life is difficult
  • She was speaking in an old video shared on Twitter by a user and the video has received many reactions
  • It has been established that the video is an old one she recorded in the erstwhile Mahama and NDC administration
  • Some, indeed, believe that it is not a current video and that Konadu cannot speak against the current government

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An old video of the wife of the late former president Jerry John Rawlings, Nana Konadu Agyeman Rawlings, complaining that life is tough and hard for the ordinary Ghanaian, has resurfaced on the internet.

In a video sighted by YEN.com.gh in a tweet by Twitter user General Marcus, Nana Konadu said life in Ghana is so tough that both men and women are finding it hard to survive.

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She indicated that the harsh economy has made it extremely difficult for people to really have an easy life.

Nana Konadu Rawlings Complains About Tough Economy in Ghana in Video
A collage of Konadu with Rawlings and Akufo-Addo. Photo credit: Starr FM, @nakufoaddo/Instagram
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My fellow Ghanaians, life is tough, things are hard. In fact, life is really rough. Things are so difficult that it is not making it easy for the ordinary man to survive. In fact, things are so tough that it is not making it easy for men and women to survive in this economy.

YEN.com.gh, has, however, gathered that the video is an old one recorded by the former first lady during the electioneering campaign of 2016.

With the foregoing, it is clear that the video was not recorded to speak on the Akufo-led administration, as YEN's earlier publication connoted.

Social media users react to Konadu's comments

Meanwhile, Konadu's comments, though made six years ago, have been met with mixed reactions from social media users from both the NDC, where she formerly belonged, and the NPP - the ruling party.

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Some accused her of being part of the issues Ghanaians are facing now, while others said she is forcing her way back into the NDC.

Yet still, others believe that it is an old video recorded when NDC was in power.

Mr. Dave, for instance, accused Nana Konadu of being part of Ghana's woes:

Nana Boateng also had a similar view:

Fresh Stana thinks Konadu is working her way back into the NDC with her comments:

Michael wants to hear more:

Some of other users have differing views, with others thinking it is an old video:

Akufo-Addo holds crucial retreat with his top appointees on raging economic challenges

Meanwhile, Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, March 17, 2022, started a four-day retreat with his top appointees to find air-tight solutions to raging economic challenges.

The dangerous bi-weekly spikes in the price of fuel, the depreciation of the cedi against major trading currencies, inadequate revenue, the issue of the closed land borders and the many sources of huge wage in the public sector will be among the topical issues the president will be discussing with his officials.

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The retreat is taking place at the Peduase Lodge -- located on the Aburi mountains -- and includes all New Patriotic Party (NPP) lawmakers, ministers, appointees, and the leadership of the governing party.

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