NPP parliamentary seats lost shows Akufo-Addo underperformed  in his first term – Wereko-Brobby

Reduction in NPP parliamentary seats shows Akufo-Addo could have done better in his first term – Wereko-BrobbySenior Member of the New Patriotic Party, Dr Charles Wereko-Brobbey, has stated that the number of parliamentary seats lost by the party in the December 2020 general elections is evident that the Akufo-Addo-led government underperformed to the expectations of Ghanaians.

According to him, the development shows that the NPP government could have performed better in its first four-year term.“Given especially the turnout of Parliament. The first time we have had essentially a hung parliament in the Fourth Republic.

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And so when you move from a position of 169 seats and have the same as the opposition of 137 each, I cannot call this a good performance,” he stated in a Joynews interview monitored by GhanaWeb.Ranking the party’s performance in the last four years, the former VALCO boss said the president and his government performed slightly below average. Explaining this, he said the government at a point paid deaf ears to criticisms that were passed on some policies it implemented.

He cited the flagship Free Senior High School policy saying, “the free SHS gave a huge advantage, and a head start because it was one policy that touched about every home in this country, but its implementation had a certain difficulty which I believe the government was not prepared to listen to because he saw every criticism as trying to derail the policy.

Source: Gift-Tech Media

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