Mahama: Mass dismissals under Akufo-Addo ‘unacceptable’
Former President John Dramani Mahama has slammed the Nana Akufo-Addo administration for the “mass sacking” of workers.
According to Mr Mahama, it is “unacceptable” and will set a “bad precedent” for governance in the country.
“Bad precedents for our governance. Mass sacking of workers by the NPP govt unacceptable. These workers are all citizens and like all Ghanaians have rights, which must be protected,” he said in multiple tweets.
Since his assumption of office as President, Mr Akufo-Addo has dismissed the Chief Executives of the the Ghana Cocoa Board (COCOBOD), National Communications Authority (NCA), among others, who are believed to be sympathisers of the opposition National Democratic Congress.
Board members of state institutions have been replaced as well as Metropolitan, Municipal and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) across all the districts in the country.
Although that has been the practice whenever a new government is formed, Mr Mahama believes the sacked workers are also citizens of the country with rights which must be protected.