- A former MP for the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) is lamenting the level of wealth accumulation by some current government appointees
- Edward Ennin expressed worry about the quest for personal wealth over the development and well-being of Ghana and its citizens
- He also added that some of the current ministers who are now millionaires used to be paupers and begged for GH¢100
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Edward Ennin, a former Member of Parliament on the ticket of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the Obuasi East constituency, has lamented the level of wealth accumulation by some current government appointees.
According to him, the quest for personal and material wealth over the development and well-being of Ghana and its citizens is worrying.
Edward Ennin: Some Of The Current Ministers Who Are Millionaires Used To Be Paupers
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He added that some of the current ministers who used to be paupers have now attained millionaire status.
“There are so many of them who are ministers today that I know very well. A lot of them used to come around when we were in parliament those days. They will follow you all around for even GH¢100 but today they are millionaires. I look at that and ask myself if it is the same politics we used to do. Levels don change now,” he said.
The former MP also noted that politicians who amass wealth through dubious means tend to lose it all when they exit power.
Western Region Minister Reacts To Reports That A Minister Collapsed After Driver Bolted With GH¢17 Million
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that the Western Regional Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah, surprisingly owned up to a report about a regional minister who allegedly collapsed after his driver bolted with his GH¢17 million said to be galamsey proceeds.
Accra-based GhOne TV, in the said report on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, said the regional minister collapsed, most likely out of shock, after the huge amount was stolen.
The report further said the driver had bolted to Ivory Coast, Ghana's neighbouring country to the west and not far from the Western Region.
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