The Deputy General Secretary of New Patriotic Party(NPP) Dr Antoinette Tsiboe-Darko has inaugurated the Koforidua Technical University chapter of Patriotic intellectuals.
Patriotic intellectuals is a group of professionals at Koforidua Technical University affiliated to the NPP.
In her speech, the Deputy General Secretary called on the professionals to show keen interest in governance, make their voices credible and help elevate the national political discourse from propaganda and misinformation to issues and data driven policy ideas.
In his speech, the interim Chairperson of the Association Prof William Gyadu Asiedu, intimated that there is too much of political disinformation, miscommunication and deliberate propaganda in the Ghanaian political ecosystem. As such, this group is being formed to change the narrative.
Prof William Gyadu Asiedu in his closing remarks, commended the Government for the feats it has achieved in all sectors of the economy despite the ongoing global economic challenges which has had a devastating impact on the Ghanaian economy.
Dr George Domfeh, Economist and Senior Lecturer at the University of Ghana, walked members of the Association through Ghana’s economic history. He noted that a thorough examination of Ghana’s economy over the years, reveals that the Ghanaian economy is being managed well and will recover. He emphasised that economic performance is not measured by just current events.
The event was well attended and present at the inauguration were also Lawyer Yaw Adomako Baafi, former Director of Communications of the NPP, Dr Nyame Baafi, Deputy Director of Research of NPP and Asiedu Kokuro, Deputy Director of Communications of NPP.