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Political Science lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Dr. Richard Amoako Baah has described the annual State of the Nation address delivered by President's as “irrelevant”.

According to him, the annual ritual has become a platform for spouting rhetoric and not an opportunity to bring focus and reflect the reality of the state of the economy.

The 2015 State of the Nation's address delivered by President Mahama yesterday was no different, Dr Baah maintains. 

The President's address, his 3rd since he assumed office, was interlaced with numerous promises including, a pledge to end the erratic power supply in the country.

But reacting to the address on Adom FM Friday, Dr. Amoako Baah said he expected President Mahama to use the platform to reveal to Ghanaians what the actual problem is rather than rehashing the whole issue.

“The President does not have the reputation of delivering on his promises and so appearing in Parliament with the same issue over and over again has made it irrelevant. It has now become a campaign strategy for every president to just come to parliament and talk” he bemoaned.
Source: Adom News

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