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Time For Gov't To Tell The Truth ... 2018 Not Looking Good - Says Pratt
 
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14-Nov-2017  
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Kwesi Pratt Jnr. has predicted economic doom for the Akufo-Addo administration in the year 2018.

According to the Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, next year will not be a better year economically for the government, due to some challenges that he foresees the current administration will be bedevilled with.

The seasoned journalist was commenting on the 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy that will be presented by Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta on the floor of Parliament on Wednesday, November 15.

The sector Minister will appear before the House to update legislators and Ghanaians on government's expenditure and financial obligations.

The first budget statement delivered by the government since its inception was presented to Parliament by the Finance Minister on March 2, 2017.

Contributing to a panel discussion on Peace FM's 'Kokrokoo', Tuesday, Mr. Pratt called on the government to be truthful to Ghanaians on the real state of the economy since they came into power.

Mr. Pratt insisted his "prediction for next year is not good. Based on what IMF has said. Based on what IFS has said. Based on analysis I’ve read from various think tanks and so on, the situation for 2018 is not looking good".

He noted that it will help the nation if the government can stop playing games with Ghanaians and come clean on how the country is faring under the Akufo-Addo leadership.

“If you tell people that everything is alright that since we came, everything is progressing and they find out the next morning that there has been petrol price increase; how would they understand you? If you tell them that everything is alright and the next morning the person checks his/her pocket and it’s empty, how can they understand you? If today you tell everyone that everything is alright and the next morning the person’s child is sick and he/she can’t afford hospital bills, how can you explain it?” he rhetorically quizzed.

To him, "it is time to speak truthfully and forcefully about the state of the national economy. This government is not lucky.”
 
 
 
Source: Ameyaw Adu Gyamfi/Peacefmonline.com/Ghana
 
 

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Name: kobi
you people should not waste your time on this ediot
 
Name: kwaku
Pratt the doom monger. Pls if the economy collapses after just 10 months, then we have to blame Seth Terkper. Please stop your witchcraft.
 
Name: Pratt Tankwa
YES (SE-BO.GLASS) KWASI PRATT SO WHAT?. We all know it will be hard so what ?.Are you going to overthrow NPP Government ***barred word*** ***barred word***.
 
Name: asem
Kwesi is not reasonable at all
 
Name: joe
Some of us are watching and listening...2018 will come. Whether it get better or worse, time will tell. Now I believe what the opposition is saying and I also believe what the government is saying. Let just wait and see.
 
Name: @Atta Mensah
So you expected all the promises to be fulfilled in one year? Ridiculous!
 
Name: Atta Mensah
Pratt say the truth and be free. NPP cannot rule for 8 years because there are not telling us the truth. Where or when will the 1 million dollars for each constituency come ?
 
Name: Ogyam: KWASI YOU RECEIVED GHC 2000 OF WAYOME'S GHC51 MILLION
So, if next morning Special Prosecutor charges you for receiving part of Woyome's fraudulent money, what would you say?
 
Name: Moses
Stomach journalist, when will you stop your diabolics and hatred for NANA ADDO & NPP PARTY???.
 
Name: Joey
You Mr Pratt are a cursed being. Soon one of these days your tongue will be stuck to the roof of your mouth and your words will not be heard again. I cannot believe that any being can be this evil.What I expect rabid dogs like you and all the farts of the NDC is to tell Ghanaians the truth about the total collapse of the economy left by the th13f Mahama.Are you saying that the NDC left a perfectly healthy economy and in 10 moths the NPP has totally collapsed it?An economy that has taken 8 years to destroy cannot be put right in 10 months.
 



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