The Deputy General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) is not happy about the social intervention programmes announced by the government for vulnerable people in lockdown areas.
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Peter Boamah Otokunor in an open letter to President Nana Akufo-Addo said the provision of food and water for free to the citizenry is not enough.
In his view, what government will be applauded for is a drastic reduction of fuel prices which is at its all time low on the world market due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“Don’t you think a socially responsive government should also consider reducing fuel prices drastically, especially as global prices of fuel plummets to as low as about US$ 26.41per barrel?” he quizzed.
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