The Coronavirus pandemic is gradually crippling the economy of many countries across the world most especially Africa countries. In Ghana, many individuals, categorically the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have criticized President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo‘s government, saying, the novel Cooronavirus pandemic has greatly exposed the economy of Ghana.
Speaking to the state broadcaster, the Ghana Broadcasting Cooperation (GBC), after the Virtual Eid-ul Fitr celebration on Sunday, 24th May, 2020, the Vice President of the Republic of Ghana H.E Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has announced that, the economy of Ghana will recover soon after the Coronavirus pandemic.
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“As you know, one of the economic factors for growth in countries in the world after the pandemic is self-reliance. You are going to look at self-reliance in food production, manufacturing and in services– that is really the Ghana Beyond Aid that the President started talking about way before this pandemic came into being. And so that trajectory that we have already embarked upon will allow us to recover from this pandemic much more quickly than probably other pandemics.” He further explained.