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Shatta Wale doesn’t deserve GH¢2m Exim Bank cash but your grandmother does? – Kwasi Aboagye

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The argument that Shatta Wale does not deserve the GH¢2m Ghana Exim Bank cash said to have been paid him for a brand ambassadorial deal is hogwash, radio presenter Kwasi Aboagye has suggested.

Ras Mubarak, a member of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) early on this week alleged that Ghana Exim Bank has paid GH¢2 million to the dancehall artiste to promote Made in Ghana products. Kumawood actor, Kofi Adu, known popularly as Agya Koo, also received an undisclosed sum of money for same.

At the PAC hearing on Wednesday, September 9, the Kumbungu lawmaker indicated that it was strange for Ghana Exim Bank to pay such an amount of money to an artiste.

He told GhanaWeb on Thursday, September 10, 2020, in an exclusive interview that in the coming days, top executives of Ghana Exim Bank will be invited again to the Public Accounts Committee to provide better particulars for the monies the bank has dished out.

“This is an unfolding story, this is something that we want to get to the bottom of. We intend inviting Exim bank back if the Chair of the committee so approves…it will be interesting to know if the Ghana EXIM dished out the money to run campaign for the ruling government. But I don’t know and I don’t want to prejudice it.

“But I also find it interesting that just about the time that these monies have been paid, we are all of a sudden hearing more praises onto the ruling establishment. It tells you that something is amiss,” he said.

The development triggered dissenting reactions from a section of the public with some stating without equivocation that Shatta Wale does not deserve the ‘huge’ amount.

Kwasi Aboagye, a renowned entertainment show host pooh-poohed the argument when the issue was tabled for discussion on his show, Saturday. The Peace FM presenter said he would not centre the discussion on whether Shatta Wale who has a profound audience appeal deserves the said money or not.

“Spare your breath,” he told Arnold Asamoah-Baidoo, a pundit who was eager to justify why Shatta Wale truly deserved the amount. “Don’t waste your time. Why doesn’t he deserve it? So to speak, does your grandmother rather deserve it?”

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

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‘I know Asanteman will remember your good works’ – Otumfuo to President Akufo-Addo

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The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo paid a courtesy call on Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, Asantehene at the Manhyia Palace, as part of his 3-day working visit to the Ashanti Region.

The highly respected traditional leader has commended the President for his good work; “I know Asanteman will remember your good works.”- Otumfuo to President Akufo-Addo

The President also inspected the ongoing work on the construction of a 500-bed military hospital and work on the construction of Phase II of the Kumasi Airport project.

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Ghanaians React To Video of Mahama Captured Sharing Money on His Campaign Tour In Berekum

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The former President of Ghana who doubles as the Presidential aspirant on the ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress, John Mahama has resumed his campaign tour to the Bono region after pausing due to issues with the voter’s register.

In a video monitored online, John Mahama was seen surrounded by a large croud when he stormed Brekum in the Bono region.

Well what has caught the eyes of many Ghanaians on social media was when the former President started giving out something to supporters believed to be money.

Some Ghanaians on social media have jumped to the conclusion that the former President has started using money to influence people into voting for him.

While some blast him for his action, some say its the norm of the day and every politician is guilty of it.

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“stop being stupid, you lack professionalism and media ethics” – Hon. Patrick Boamah Blast Serwaa Amihere On Social Media | Here’s Why

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The Member of Parliament for Okaikoi Central, Hon. Patrick Yaw Boamah descends on GHOne Tv news anchor Serwaa Amihere on Twitter

Its all started when Serwaa Amihere shared a picture of a wooden bridge with a signpost stating that it was constructed by the MP

Based on the picture and what is written on it, one will also conclude that this bridge was constructed by the MP

However, the MP didn’t take this piece of information shared by Serwaa likely as he ruins insults on her on social media

Dear @Serwaa_Amihere, I wish you CHECK your FACTS well and stop being stupid for advertising your ignorance on your media Outlet. You always lack professionalism and media ethics

he wrote

Serwaa then replied him saying

“our tweet disproves nothing and there is no other fact to check as the picture is quite clear. Also, if this is truly the official twitter handle for the MP’s campaign, then your language is appalling and doesn’t reflect the conduct of a man whose name is preceded by Honourable

she wrote

Meanwhile the Hon. decided to delete the post after Serwaa replied him on twitter

 

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