The Nation Builders Corps, also known as NABCO has resulted to social media, particularly Twitter to vent their anger on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo over unpaid allowances. According to the various tweets which are predominantly people who are employed under the Nation Builders Corps, they say the government is owing them 4months allowances.
The Nation Builders Corps, NABCO were instituted by President Akuffo-Addo when first voted into power in 2016. The main aim of the corps was to employ the youth of Ghana and those employed will be paid an allowance of 700 Ghana Cedis.
According to the trainees, President Akuffo-Addo and Dr. Bawumia led government has failed to pay them their allowance for 4months now and they are very stranded. They say the situation is currently very bad for them now and so they are calling on the government to pay them their allowance with immediate effect.
Some of them also used the opportunity to express their utmost disappointment in President Akuffo Addo’s government. They reckon that this is not how the President promised to rule the country while in opposition. They said the country is already too expensive to live in because of Nana Addo’s poor governance and he’s adding unpaid allowances to it to make it more stressful and difficult to live in the country.
A couple of them also took the opportunity to call on all the media houses in the country to also speak to the government to ensure their small allowance is paid to them.
Below are various tweets from Ghanaians venting their anger on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo and Vice President Dr. Mahmoud Bawumia led government to as a matter of urgency pay them in full all their outstanding allowance.