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#E-Levy: Lydia Forson Reminds President Akufo-Addo About What He Did In The Past

Outspoken Ghanaian actress Lydia Forson, has taken President Akufo-Addo into history books about the famous demonstration he led in the country.

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Coming May 11 will be a exactly 27 years ago, the current President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, led a group of people to the biggest demonstration in Ghana to protest against the introduction of Value Added Tax (VAT) tagged “Kumi Preko” demo.

According to a historical report personalities like Dr Charles Wreko Brobbey, Kwasi Pratt Jnr, Dr Nayarko Tamakloe, Abdul Malik Kwaku Baako, Akoto Ampaw, Victor Newman, Kwaku Opoku, and Napoleon Abdulai and other 100,000 of people joined the demo.

Mr Akufo-Addo and the group believed taxes well too much for the ordinary Ghanaian that time.

Fast forward, Mr Akufo-Addo who is now President has introduced “Electronic Levy” popularly called E-levy.

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The controversial e-levy was finally implemented yesterday May 1 after months of backlash.

This made the award winning actress on her twitter page to asked what the change now.

According to her is it not the same Akufo-Addo who led demonstration against taxes so why has he implemented E-levy at the time there is too much hardship in the country.

See her main post below;

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It’s still hard to believe that our president led the Kume Preko against VAT( value added tax) because of the high cost of living then.

Over 25 years later, he’s justifying #elevy at a time when people are barely making ends meet.

What changed?

Power?

“What the change” a big question to be answer by President Akufo-Addo.

See screenshot below;

Source: Themirrorgh.com

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