Officers of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in Upper West Region have called for investigations into how food items distributed by Vice President
Dr Mahamadu Bawumia to flood victims in the region have turned out to be expired products .
But while some of the cooking oil seen by Graphic Online had September 10,
The food items were part of assorted relief materials – which also included sachet water and mattresses – that were flown to the Upper West Region in
Some beneficiaries of the items have since complained about having suffered various health conditions, including stomach upset, upon the consumption of the food items.
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At a news conference in Wa on Tuesday, the communication officer of the NDC, Prosper Puo-ire, called on the government to retrieve the remainder of unused food items distributed to the people and to return wholesome food items to them as a matter of urgency.
The expiry date on the cooking oil is September 10, 2018.
“We are yet to come to terms with why our Vice President will choose to exacerbate the suffering of our people by exposing them to unquantifiable health challenges at a time they are grappling with pulling the pieces of their lives together after suffering a disaster,”
“We are calling on the President on whose behalf
“The question we ask is whether by this singular act the Vice President seeks to consummate the saying that ‘some Ghanaians are more Ghanaian than others’?”