President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated emphatically that his government would in any day choose the controversial drone project over a contentious guinea fowl project.
The NPP led government has come under strong criticism from different stakeholders for engaging a US-based Fly Zipline Inc in a $12,527,000 deal to distribute medical suppliers across the country with their drone equipment over a period of four years.
The Ghana Medical Association and Ghana Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists (GAMLS) joined the chorus asking
Former President John Dramani Mahama also waded into the controversy, accusing the government of getting its priority wrong.
“Instead of prioritizing the needs of the health sector, the NPP government chooses to acquire drones to fly blood,” he said on Monday whilst addressing some functionaries of the opposition NDC.
But in his annual meet the press series at the Jubilee House in Accra Wednesday, President Akufo-Addo responded to the naysayers, indirectly mocking the position of his predecessor.