Former President Mahama said Akufo-Addo has abandoned projects

In a meeting with UK’s Commonwealth Parliamentarians, Former President John Dramani Mahama said, the Akufo-Addo led government has abandoned projects.

During the interaction, Mr Mahama said that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has brazenly abandoned projects that were started by past administrations.

He said the level of abandoned projects under the present government has never been witnessed before under previous governments and it is an affront to Ghana’s Constitution.

Members of the CPA UK are in Accra for a Trade and Security Workshop for the United Kingdom and African parliamentarians to explore how parliaments can
address trade and security issues in the context of unexpected external events like COVID-19.

Led by the Cardiff South and Penarth Member of Parliament, Stephen Doughty, who represents the Labour Party, the delegation discussed with the former president issues of sub-regional security, effects of COVID-19 on the economy, affirmative action and the role of women in the growth of the economy, the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the worrying issue of abandoning projects started by previous governments.