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Bawumia Is Just A Glorified Bean Counter

Comment: ARTICLE IS TOO LONG BUT ON POINT

Author:
Kwabena Yeboah
Date:
2015-11-30 21:12:33
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Bullshit Article!


As I have said many times, politics in Ghana is unproductive and very destructive to say the least. The idea of NPP touting Bawumia as an eminent Economist for the party's parochial advantage at the polls, at the expense of the country's well-being is a tragedy to behold.

Bawumia's claim to fame is certainly not by his academic prowess, neither is it by a number of publications to his credit, nor a remarkable work of distinction acclaimed to his name; rather, Bawumia's claim to fame is largely attributable to his father's stellar influence in Ghanaian politics. Bawumia is not a product of Yale, MIT, Princeton, or Harvard. Bawumia graduated from an average Simon Fraser University in Burnaby in BC, even by Canadian standard, yet NPP has built him up dangerously to become Ghana's foremost economist.

All his two jobs since graduation were obtained not by his own merits, but by his fathers influence and that of JA Kufuor. Otherwise where in the world could Bawumia become deputy governor of a central bank soon after graduation from university? But Bank of Ghana gave him the deputy governor position through his illustrious father's influence. Again, in 2008 when NDC came to power and he lost his job at Bank of Ghana, it was JA Kufuor who interceded on his behalf for a job at African Development Bank in Southern Africa. He could not have found a job on his own merit if Kufuor had not interceded on his behalf.

This is a the acclaimed economist NPP wants us to believe he has the panacea of all Ghana's economic woes. The irresponsible Ghanaian media often refer to him the 'astute Economist'. Tweaaaaaaa!!! In the country of the blind, the one eyed man is king.

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ARTICLE IS TOO LONG BUT ON POINT
Kwabena Yeboah
11-30 21:12