A former Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Robert Amankwa has insisted that the track records of President Akufo-Addo within his first term of governance cannot be compared to the country’s first president, Dr Kwame Nkrumah.
Speaking on Nhyira FM, he asserted that Nkrumah was left huge cash when he came into power however, his achievements comes no where close to Akufo-Addo.
“I am telling you that when it comes to politics, Nana Addo is much, much better than Kwame Nkrumah. If he should get the same years Kwame Nkrumah got, he’ll do way better than Nkrumah,” he is quoted to have said.
“Do you know the amount of money Kwame Nkrumah was handed alongside power? Kwame Nkrumah had a lot of money to run the country unlike that of Kufuor and Akufo-Addo,” he added.
Historically, Kwame Nkrumah PC was a Ghanaian politician and revolutionary. He was the first Prime Minister and President of Ghana, having led the Gold Coast to independence from Britain in 1957.