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Since May last year when in the true spirit of Parliamentary oversight and an onerous duty to check reckless dissipation of scarce taxpayer funds, I began to track and publish all of President Akufo-Addo’s profligate travels by ultra-luxury chartered jets, not a single exposé has been challenged or impeached till this day.

We Vandals say: Truth Stands.

I even went as far as to offer Ministers of Defence, Finance & National Security the opportunity to refute or discredit my findings in Parliament through the urgent questions I filed which were duly admitted by Mr. Speaker but all the Ministers literally run from the unassailable truth, choosing rather to seek refuge under the shady cloak of national security in a shamefully desperate effort to avoid transparency and accountability.

I provide highlights of 13-months of unimpeachable, unchallengeable and irreproachable tracking publications below:

Publication: 27th May, 2021

Aircraft: ACJ320Neo operated by Aviation Acropolis

Destination: Akufo-Addo’s trip from Accra-Paris-Johannesburg-Accra

Travel Date: 16th to 25th May, 2021

Cost: £345,000

Publication: 31st August, 2021

Aircraft: Boeing 737- 900ER BBJ3 (LX-DIO) operated by Global Jet Luxembourg

Destination: Akufo-Addo’s trip to UK and Germany

Travel Date: 27th July, 2021

Cost: $574,000

Publication: 21st September, 2021

Aircraft: Boeing 737- 900ER BBJ3 (LX-DIO) operated by Global Jet Luxembourg

Destination: Akufo-Addo’s trip from Accra via The Azores-Houston-New York-Accra

Travel Date: 17th September, 2021

Cost: $616,000

Publication: 12th October, 2021

Aircraft: Boeing 737- 900ER BBJ3 (LX-DIO) operated by Global Jet Luxembourg

Destination: Akufo-Addo’s trip from Accra- Belgrade-Accra

Travel Date: 10th October, 2021

Cost: $588,000

Publication: 17th November, 2021

Aircraft: Boeing 737- 900ER BBJ3 (LX-DIO) operated by Global Jet Luxembourg

Destination: Akufo-Addo’s trip to France

Travel Date: 13th November, 2021

Cost: $314,000

Publication: 11th February, 2022

Aircraft: Boeing 737- 900ER BBJ3 (LX-DIO) operated by Global Jet Luxembourg

Destination: Akufo-Addo’s trip from Ghana- France- Guyana- Germany- France- Belgium- UK- Ghana

Travel Date: 10th to 20th February, 2022

Cost: $776,000

Publication: 3rd April 2022 (“meet-me-there”edition)

Aircraft: Boeing 737- 900ER BBJ3 (LX-DIO) operated by Global Jet Luxembourg

Destination: Akufo-Addo’s trip from Washington- North Carolina-London

Date: 1st April, 2022

Cost: $465,000

Publication: 25th June 2022

Flight: ACJ319 (D-Alex) operated by K5-Aviation

Destination: Akufo-Addo’s trip from Belgium-Rwanda

Date: 22nd June, 2022

Cost: €480,000

A conservatively estimated total cost of Akufo-Addo’s obscenely lavish chartered trips over the last 13-months which has been paid for by the suffering Ghanaian taxpayer works out to a staggering GHS34million.

This GHS34million could have been saved because Ghana possesses a functioning Presidential Jet in great condition.

No President in Ghana’s entire history, including ironically those who didn’t make a public pledge to protect the public purse did this to our country.

The rape of the public purse must stop and that is why I am glad to announce that I have led a dedicated team to draft a Private Member’s Bill to regulate Presidential Travels in Ghana. I hope we shall be successful so that no future president regardless of which political party platform brought them to power would have the unfettered discretion to subject national coffers to such an unconscionable assault.

May God help us. 🙏🏽

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