Renowned Ghanaian broadcaster and television show host, Kwaku Sintim-Misa popularly known as KSM has wade into ongoing social media campaign, #FixTheCountry.
The KSM Show host in a twitter post on Wednesday, May 6, sighted by GhanaPlus.com called for a fix in the double standard by Ghanaian politicians whereby problems of the country were attributed to citizen’s bad behavior whenever they were in power and to bad leadership whenever in opposition.
“When you are in POWER, the country’s problems are caused by the attitude of the CITIZENS. When you are in OPPOSITION, the problems are caused by BAD LEADERSHIP. #fixthedoublestandards,” his tweet reads.
When you are in POWER, the country’s problems are caused by the attitude of the CITIZENS. When you are in OPPOSITION, the problems are caused by BAD LEADERSHIP. #fixthedoublestandards
— Kwaku Sintim-Misa (@KSM_Kwaku_Misa) May 6, 2021
Double Standard in Ghana
In Ghana, it is common to have members of the ruling party blame every challenge in the country on citizens’ bad attitudes and its political opponent while the political opponent on the other hand blame the government for same. The circle continues in same manner when the opposition wins power and the ruling government loses.
#FixTheCountry campaign, a social media campaign demanding a change in governance system of the country, same had been happening.
Members of the ruling government have mounted a stiff opposition against the campaign which had raised issues such as high cost of living, abandoned government projects, the country’s debt stock, lack of basic social amenities, indiscipline, lack jobs for the teaming youth, destruction of lands and water bodies through illegal mining among others and called on the government to fix them to make Ghana a better place worthy of living.
The opposition on the other hand is solidly behind the campaign blaming the government for the hardships in the country.