28.1 C
Accra
Monday, April 22, 2024
HeadlineNDC's Brogya Genfi and NPP's Jennifer Queen clash over E-levy on live...

Date:

NDC’s Brogya Genfi and NPP’s Jennifer Queen clash over E-levy on live TV

The airwaves crackled with tension on the February 8, 2024 episode of UTV’s “Adekye Nsroma” as Ernest Yaw Brogya Genfi of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) and Jennifer Queen from the New Patriotic Party (NPP) locked horns in a fiery exchange over Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia’s recent promise to abolish taxes, including the contentious E-Levy.

The disagreement escalated quickly, with Brogya Genfi launching accusations at the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo-led administration, branding it as “wicked” for imposing burdensome taxes on Ghanaians. He suggested that Bawumia’s pledge to eliminate such levies implied an acknowledgment of the government’s failure to address the tax burden effectively.

- Advertisement -

However, Jennifer Queen vehemently contested Brogya Genfi’s assertions, accusing him of misrepresenting Bawumia’s statements and refuting claims that the Vice President had labeled President Akufo-Addo as “wicked” for implementing the E-Levy.

The exchange intensified as Brogya Genfi stood firm on his interpretation, quoting Bawumia’s words from a February 7 lecture where the Vice President purportedly indicated plans to abolish the E-Levy during his administration. Brogya Genfi inferred from the statement that Bawumia indirectly criticized President Akufo-Addo‘s administration for introducing the controversial levy.

- Advertisement -

In response, Jennifer Queen dismissed Brogya Genfi’s interpretation as “mischievous” and emphasized that Bawumia never directly accused his boss of being “wicked.” She reiterated Bawumia’s commitment to abolishing the E-Levy during his presidency without attributing blame to the current administration.

The verbal sparring continued with both sides staunchly defending their positions. Brogya Genfi insisted on his reading of Bawumia’s remarks, highlighting the discrepancy between the Vice President’s promise and the ongoing enforcement of the E-Levy under President Akufo-Addo’s tenure.

- Advertisement -

As tensions reached a crescendo, Queen and Genfi traded barbs, with each attempting to assert their narrative over the other. Despite attempts at moderation, the clash persisted until the end of the segment, leaving viewers with a stark portrayal of the political divide surrounding taxation policies in Ghana.

Latest stories

Police arrest two in Bekwai over smuggling of 253 bags of cocoa beans

Bekwai Police in the Ashanti Region have apprehended two...

My musical prowess can be traced to my mother – Kofi Kinaata

Ghanaian music sensation, Kofi Kinaata recently shared a heartwarming...

Time isn’t on your side; reveal your running mate – Lecturer tells Bawumia, NPP

A Senior Political Science lecturer at the University of...

Akufo-Addo urges Ghana, Ivory Coast to brace themselves for the new cocoa prices

President Nana Akufo-Addo has called on regulators of the...

“When I was 3 years old, my mom wanted me to be a musician” – Kofi Kinaata

Ghanaian music sensation, Kofi Kinaata shared a touching story...

Plush interior of Kasapreko founder’s ‘forest mansion’

The expansive estate belonging to Dr. Kwabena Adjei, founder...

Related stories

Time isn’t on your side; reveal your running mate – Lecturer tells Bawumia, NPP

A Senior Political Science lecturer at the University of...

You are not yet ministers, leave the offices – NDC slams Akufo-Addo appointees

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has criticized the government...

Mahama promises to fix Free SHS policy in first 100 days of office

Flagbearer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John...

Ayeh-Paye backs govt, ECG’s excuse that there is no ‘dumsor’

Despite the incessant power outages disrupting homes and businesses...

Who was Ghanaian gospel musician KODA?

Augustine Kofi Owusu Dua Anto, popularly known as KODA,...

Nonsense! A nation without leadership – Prophet Kofi Oduro fumes over ‘dumsor’

Prophet Kofi Oduro of Alabaster International Ministry has strongly...

Nothing shows Bawumia can win 2024 elections -Kwesi Pratt 

Managing Editor of the Insight Newspaper, Kwesi Pratt Jnr....

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here