The #Fixthecountry is a new political movement designed to put pressure on the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) under the stewardship of Nana Akufo Addo.
The campaigners want the government to bring the country back on track following the worsening economic conditions and decline in the living standards of the citizens.
Typical of him, he asserted that the remarkable track record of the Akufo-Addo government in fixing problems, means the government is on course to tackle economic challenges brought about by the effects of the coronavirus on world economies.
He suggested the high standard of living which as a result of hikes in prices of commodities is not the doing of the government but a reflection of what is happening worldwide. Dr. Bawumia has, however, assured the Ghanaian citizenry that the primary responsibility of the Akufo-Addo government is to solve problems and the government has the track record to overcome the present challenges.
“We are four months into our four-year mandate. The job of the government is to fix problems. This is what we have been doing since 2017,” Dr. Bawumia wrote on his Facebook page.
He added: “The COVID-19 pandemic has slowed down the global economy and caused increases in prices of commodities such as oil, cement and iron rods as well as overall cost of shipping.”
“Nevertheless, it is very important to place the performance of our government over the last four years after inheriting an economy with “no meat on the bone” on record.”
“Ours is a government that listens and cares. The facts and data speak for themselves.”