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Digitalization without jobs is an 'Expensive Joke' – Dr. Kofi Amoah criticizes Bawumia

Dr. Kofi Amoah, a Ghanaian businessman and economist, has taken a swipe at the country's political leadership, accusing them of misappropriating public funds instead of focusing on creating job opportunities.

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According to Dr. Amoah, the emphasis on digitalization initiatives, promoted by the current administration, is futile without concurrent efforts to generate employment.

The outspoken economist's comments were sparked by a social media post by Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who announced the launch of a digital solution aimed at eradicating 'ghost' names from the government payroll.

Dr. Amoah contends that the economic challenges faced by many citizens are akin to being 'walking ghosts,' a direct result of the government's policies.

"As much as DIGITALIZATION is presented as a spoke in the wheel of development, it’s an expensive joke," wrote Citizen Kofi, as he is popularly known, on Friday, January 12.

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"It’s crazy to build an expensive payment police system in a bankrupt country where the majority of the people have no payments coming to them because they have no JOBS!," he posted.

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