NDC Deserves 24 Years In Opposition-Says Otchere Darko

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The biggest opposition party in Ghana, the National Democratic Congress lose to the ruling New Patriotic Party in the 2016 elections and Otchere Darko seems to be making some predictions for the party.

According to the founder of the Danquah Institute, Mr Gabby Otchere Darko, the NDC deserves to be in opposition for 24 years for messing up Ghana’s Energy sector.

To him, Ghana is better off with John Mahama and the National Democratic Congress in opposition.

“I heard the NDC complaining about Ghana losing $190 million (or even potentially more) from the USA over the ECG concession issue, when, by their misdeeds, we are throwing away $500 million a year for power we don’t use”, Mr Otchere-Darko wrote on Facebook, adding: “Thanks to this same Mahama NDC and the power purchase agreements they signed, total capacity charges for the IPPs annually is around $850 million”.

“Yet, on an average, we use less than 40% of all that power! This is what puts the amount we spend annually for excess capacity (what we pay but don’t use) at $500 million! The curse of unbridled take-or-pay deals by a government that used the excuse of dumsor to create another crisis.

This was something the founder of Danquah Institute wrote.