Don’t borrow for consumption – Kofi Amoah to government



Ghanaian business head honcho, Dr. Kofi Amoah accepts the public authority should not continue to acquire to offer gifts to the Ghanaian public.


He accepts government’s arrangement to develop schools and medical clinics in the nation is sound yet demands the public authority should change its subsidizing approach.


“Try not to acquire for utilization. We are presently looking at building clinics and facilities in the country. Nobody is opposing the structure of emergency clinics and schools to help instruction however we need to change our reasoning. It isn’t tied in with giving labor and products as gifts to residents. We need to have the ability to pay for these gifts,” he expressed.

As per him, the public authority can acquire okay to develop these medical clinics and schools however on the off chance that joblessness is high and the couple of utilized likewise get low pay rates, these offices can’t be ceaselessly supported.

In a meeting with Don Kwabena Prah on the Epa Hoa Daben political syndicated program, Dr. Kofi Amoah expressed, “In the event that we actually deal with the issue of joblessness and underemployment, any new clinic constructed will turn into a drag on gov’t spending plan. We might be looking the advantages of building medical clinics okay yet we will make a big difference for getting to keep them.”


He accepts the better choice is for government to zero in on work creation. The finance manager posists that with individuals having occupations and procuring earnings, “they become citizens and the duty income can give schools and medical clinics to them. You can’t continue to acquire to give individuals things.”

With the accept that individuals can be the motor for their own change, he added, “It is through the positions made that they can purchase vehicles, assemble houses and pay expenses. That should be the scholarly and mental attitude for a countries to become fruitful.”

Ghana might have no choice than to get back to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for monetary help if its obligation keeps on rising.

The obligation, which is by and by somewhat above ¢335 billion, proceeds to flood and make issues for the economy.


As per a Bloomberg study, the nation might need to pay a higher premium in the event that it gets back to the global capital market one year from now to give an Eurobond.

Ghana’s credit-hazard premium took off to the most noteworthy since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic in front of the following month’s spending plan.

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