The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Bernard Antwi Boasiako has said that President Akufo-Addo will go to heaven because the social intervention programmes he is initiating during his tenure.

Chairman Wontumi as he is popularly referred to was speaking to the media after the launch of the free Senior High School (SHS) programme by the president.

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He said Akufo-Addo’s resolve to make Ghana an economically stable country will get him a place in heaven.

“The day I will hear Akufo-Addo has sent the one million dollars to all constituencies, God should let him go to heaven even if he is a sinner. It will be such an outstanding honour.”

Despite the praise from members of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP), the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has said the programme may not stand the test of time.

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A Deputy General Secretary of the party, Koku Anyidohu has predicted the collapse of the programme due to the high capital needed.

He told Accra-based Neat FM that the "their kind of socialism they are practising will bring chaos to this country.”