The Regional communication officer for the National Democratic Congress ( NDC) in the western north region, Mr. Jerome Sam has responded to the Appointment of Dr. kwaku Afriyie , MP for Sefwi Wiawso constituency as Minister of State in charge of NHIS, Agriculture and Anti Galamsey as Needless and Waste of resources.
The communicator who had an interview with Lord FM morning show host, Kwame Konto Boateng said, sharing of Appointment has been the trade mark of President Akuffo Addo and this particular one is absolutely needles and irrelevant to the development of the country.
“ NHIS is well established institution which is backed by law and serves as agency under the Ministry of health and they report to the minister in charge, so why this Appointment, “ he added.
He further said, the Agriculture Ministry which is headed by a minister and deputy, so what in Agriculture he will supervise, knowing clearly we have Fishery Ministry .
“ Anti Galamsey task is the President by this appointment inferring his operation Vanguard has failed, these are the pertinent questions which the good people of Ghana must get answers, “ he questioned.
Meanwhile, the NPP Western North Regional Organizer, Mr. Samuel Adu Adjei has asked Ghanaians not to pay attention to the NDC for they have been noted for peddling lies.
He called that, Dr. Afriyie is an experienced politician who has had many ministerial positions, even he introduced the National Insurance Scheme (NHIS) when he was the health minister.
“ The NHIS is facing challenges and the government needs an experience person like Dr Afriyie to help solve the problems, “ said the organizer.