Bawumia has no respect for facts, truth and candour – Kwakye Ofosu

The Vice President has been accused of having no respect for facts, truth and candour.

According to Felix Kwakye Ofosu, a former Deputy Minister of Information, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia’s claim that the NDC left no legacy while in government is false.

“It is not excusable for a Vice President to set out to tell outrageous falsehoods. The claim that President Mahama has no legacy in the Northern part of this country is a ridiculous lie,” he said on JoyNew’s TV programme, Pm Express on Wednesday.

Dr Bawumia threw the challenge on Sunday, November 24, 2019, when he joined the Chiefs and people of Nandom Traditional Area to celebrate the 31st annual Kakube Festival of the Chiefs and People of Nandom in the Upper West Region.

Addressing the gathering, Dr Bawumia questioned: “H.E John Mahama should tell Ghanaians one legacy that he left in Northern Ghana, just one when he was President for four and a half years. What legacy did he leave?

“Is it the SADA that he left as a legacy for the North or it’s the Guinea fowls that he left for Northerners” he rhetorically quizzed.

The NDC responded with a litany of projects under the erstwhile President administration.

The party added “We wish to draw Dr Bawumia’s attention to the fact that, social intervention connotes any action taken to ameliorate a social challenge or ease a burden on society. Legacies on another breadth are deliberate actions or interventions handed down to future generations to help meet their social needs. Judging from the above, it is quite clear that, Dr Bawumia and his NPP comes nowhere close to the superior records of HE John Dramani Mahama and the NDC as far as the development of Northern Ghana is concerned. We wish to chronicle a few of such interventions for the purpose of educating our brother the Vice President on this matter”.

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