Present an urgent economic rescue plan to tackle the cost of living crisis – Ablakwa to the government

North Tongu MP, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

Inflation reaches 23.6%

Mass of unbearable excruciating suffering, Ablakwa

Transport, food and electricity bills are the main drivers of inflation in Ghana, GSS

North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa called on the government to urgently come up with plans to rescue Ghanaians from the high cost of living.

According to him, the economic rescue package will allow Ghanaians to breathe a sigh of relief in the face of economic challenges.

In a tweet seen by GhanaWeb, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa said the excruciating suffering of Ghanaians was now unbearable.

“Did Prez Akufo-Addo lead the KUMEPREKO protests against Prez Rawlings only to become president and create the economic conditions for SIEMEPREKO? Mass excruciating suffering is now unbearable. The government must present an urgent economic rescue plan to address the cost of living crisis,” Okudzeto Ablakwa tweeted. Lily.

His comment comes after the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) announced on Wednesday May 11 that the national year-on-year inflation rate for April this year was 23.6%.

This is 4.2 percentage points higher than the 19.4% recorded in March 2022.

According to reports, this 23.6% is the highest inflation rate in 18 years.

The Ghana Statistical Service noted that the main drivers of inflation were transport, food, electricity, among others.

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