The Biggest Problem Of All Ghanaians: We Do Not Know Where Patriotism Ends

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A Ghana supporter arrives at Gold Coast bar-restaurant in Brixton, south London.

I have always known that Ghanaians are exceptionally patriotic. Despite the many great things one can achieve with strong sense of patriotism, being ‘over patriotic’ without any room to criticize your own country/people, point out the wrongs within your country and being over sensitive when others (especially non-nationals) loudly bring to light unfortunate occurrences in your country is not patriotism, rather treacherous.

It is great that Ghanaians will defend Ghana and its people at all time. The duty to defend and uphold the good name of Ghana as a citizen is constitutionally imposed. Patriotism therefore does not only spring from our sense of belonging, it is also a citizenry requirement which must be respected.

However,  I have realized many Ghanaians do not understand and appreciate that, patriotism is not only about singing praises, it is also about nailing the negatives, pointing out the illegal activities and unfortunate occurrences happening within your country and among your people.

Patriotism is about being sincere, being watchful and above all, being critical and embracing the true state of affairs in relation to your people and country.

It is the above mentioned attributes of patriotism that many of us Ghanaians lack. We hate it to the core when someone points out the obvious destructions, poverty, corruption and anti-developmental activities which have engulfed our country or being championed by our people.

In the name of patriotism, we jump to call people who point out our follies names and in a deadly rebuttal, we quickly point out the weakness of these people or their countries too. What happened to the all-important attribute of acceptance and being sincere with the real state of affairs of your nation when it comes to patriotism?

Ghanaians simply hate to be criticized (either constructively or non-constructively); we do not criticize our own people, leaders and country as much as we will do to that of others. The irony of this is that, we are always the first to cite the iniquities of others and their countries without a room for us to accept our own.

Countries like Nigeria have always suffered in the hands of Ghanaians. I wish we employ the same eyes and standard we use to judge these countries/people to judge and look at our own backyards too.

The moment someone states the obvious about Ghana or Ghanaians, we invoke the highest offence and in the name of patriotism, we ambush the person with counter claims without accepting the truth of their statement. This is not patriotism, it is surely treacherous.

Patriotism aims at making the country and people better. Covering up our debauched deeds would not in any way bring about the betterment we seek as a nation.

I do understand that it is morally corrupt for a person living in dirt to highlight your filth. However, the fact is; you have dirt and that is what you should appreciate the person for prompting you.

I know It is difficult to accept the hypocrisy of people who leave their backyards dirty to tell you about your dirty backyards (with our without malicious intent). But patriotism is not about failing to accept your failure or problems simply because the person pointing the finger is not blameless; it is about embracing such problems and working hard to rectify them (give relevance to the problems and not the person pointing them out).

Also, patriotism is not about seeking to justify the bad with the many good that your country has or its people have achieved. It is about making sure the bad is given more attention until it is remedied.

A true patriot is the one who embraces the problems of his people and country, contemplate on them and bring pressure to bear on those who can eradicate the problems.

The fact that you are a Ghanaian does not mean you should not highlight or accept publicly the problems of Ghana. Many Ghanaians hardly do this and this has come to affect our internal politics and dealings.  Everything done by an NDC government or member is right in the eyes of all NDC members, even if what is done is vividly wrong (the vice versa holds).

Defending the dirty dealings and covering up the bad of your people and country by any sort of unnecessary comparison, deceit and cunningness is not a hallmark of patriotism.

Currently, Ghana has power problems (fact). Nigeria has worse power problem than Ghana (fact). A patriotic Ghanaian will not be bothered and throw into the face of a Nigerian his own power problems when the person points out the power problem of Ghana, he/she will rather fight to make sure the problem in Ghana is solved and would accept the true state of the power issue in Ghana.

Patriotism is undeniably a great attribute we must all have. However, we must know where patriotism ends else we will unknowingly branch into becoming treacherous.  For how long can we deny and cover our woes?



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Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri is the Founding Editor of GhanaCelebrities.Com , a Film Critic and a Human Rights Advocate; he holds 2 masters degrees in Law; International Human Rights Law (LL.M) and Legal Practice Course (LL.M) from University of Leicester and Nottingham Law School--and also a degree in Law (LL.B) from University of East London. He's a Professional Truth Sayer and he is the author of the popular eBook “Success is a Right, Not A Privilege.” He currently works at Adukus Solicitors in London--where he uses his legal brains to kick real ass, for the good of clients and humanity. Contact: [email protected]vincent.com

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  1. Hahaha! Am I the only person who realizes that this article is Part 3 of the One-Direction in Ghana saga? So, we must be happy when foreigners leave their countries which have uncountable problems & come to Ghana to paint us black erh? Who said we Ghanaians don’t know our challenges? Who said we Ghanaians are not doing what we can to overcome these challenges? Do we need foreigners to come to our country & look down their noses at us before we can identify our problems & solve them? In my opinion, Ghanaians are nowhere as patriotic as Americans who despite their many problems will swear that their country is the best & never tolerate any foreigner critiquing them. Do you think a foreign artiste would have been able to the U.S. and do the kind of nonsense One Direction came to do here? Can Coldplay go to the U.S. & send tweets about ‘Oh, I just went to the U.S. & saw so many homeless people, they need help;? Or you don’t know that there’s almost a million homeless people in the U.S.? We have to shed this colonial mentality of always supporting foreigners who treat our nation with disdain

      1. @kwab, what is your point exactly? Ghana is a developing country so we should jump for joy when the Western media create the impression that Ghana is a country full of only poor people & slums ? If you choose to see your country as a hopeless country needing ‘help’ from foreigners then that’s good 4 u. I choose to see my country as a land of hope- a nation which has struggled through a lot of challenges but is turning things around.

    1. @Susie, no your not I did comment earlier but for some reason did not go I don’t know where he wants to go with this issue but if he support the media or the one gay direction let him be cause for him to disrespect Ghanaians Aden “wo ye Nyame” if you want to move the country than stop blogging and go out there and and do something about it

      By the way when is part 4 coming out

      1. @Dr.miyagi, hahaha! after part 4 will be part 5, 6 & 7. Infact, it’ll continue till everyone admits that what one direction did was good & we all tell them how grateful we are to them. heheehee

    2. @Susie, ‘i n my opinion, Ghanaians are nowhere as patriotic as Americans who despite their many problems will swear that their country is the best & never tolerate any foreigner critiquing them’…I dn’t really see the difference between you saying Americans wnt hear a bad word said about their cuntry  his and what you hve done in the lst three articles? Ghana dnt wanna hear not one bd word! ah so USA is like that and y’all cnt see you re oing he same? damn girl…call a spade a spade…kids are living in lums. full top he tory i not fabricated ad having abalnce view just to spare Ghana’s blushes i quite pointless no? 

      1. @Goldengurl, I will leave you with one proverb to meditate on: Only a foolish son will use his left hand to point to his mother’s house.

    3. Hmmmm Chris I suggest you becareful seems ur pissing ppl off oo lol…you’re in danger of being disowned by your own ppl seeing as you dont blind defnd BS SMH…

    4. ‘Countries like Nigeria have always suffered in the hands of Ghanaians. I wish we employ the same eyes and standard we use to judge these countries/people to judge and look at our own backyards too’…yes oooooooo Amen to that! 😀 

      1. @Goldengurl, Nigeria has neva nd will neva suffer in ur dirty hands,pls leave us out of dis. We dont give a hoot ’bout ur rantings,cos u will only end up being hypertensive. We will always remain d happiest pple on earth.

        1. @Joy, Er Calm down Joy….my comment was a quote from the article that I picked because I was making a point oo…Please OOOOOOOOO 😀

  2. My sentiments exactly. Kudos Chris! To be able to solve a problem, you must first admit the fact that you really do have one and then proceed to find ways and means to do so.  At the end of the day we are all ghanaians….we all love Ghana and want to see it in the near future become the developed country we know it has the potential to be.

  3. Great piece Chris.I am a Ghanaian like you and I agree with you wholly on this. Our country is where it is , in bad state because people won’t talk and ask for things to be done rightly. When a Ghanaian does something wrong, instead of condemning, you will find our people supporting or defending the person.

    Look at where we are with cases like Wayome and others. There Ghanaians out there who for some reason such as being NDC think Wayome has not done anything bad or the government has not done anything bad by giving this man such a big money wrongly. We must begin to face the truth and call spade a spade.

  4. so far.. i don’t get ur point. See we dnt need pple to tell us our problems..we dont need pple to come in our country n get a vip treatment den go to our slums n mke donations den tke to social media n tell us hw pathetic we are…dey can only do dat after spending a day or two in d slums…atleast dey will av a taste of d sour soup n tell pple abt their experience…pple come frm their country (UK) n do proper charity work but they dont put out like dat…Chris im going to be honest here…u were d last person i expected to tke sides wif 1D..we r not askin them not to say things as they see it…we jx want dem to tell d world abt d gud n d bad as well as d ugly. tnxx to dem a lot of pple in europe think africa..in dis case ghana is a poverty n disease stricken country. to me, being Patroitic means defending the honour of my country no matter wat…pple have died fr dis country…d little i can do is verbally defend dis country wen high n mighty white pple come here in d name of charity n paint a dark picture of my beloved country. i maintain dat most ghanaians lyk d writer here…r primitive n still dnt undrstnd patriotism n independence…im sorry but it seems sum of u still live in d colonial era thus u cnt stand up fr ur country in fear of d wrath of d ‘masters’. SAD!!!

    1. @Pershia, You don’t need people to tell you your problem? I sincerely think you are lost on this…

      I am not taking side with anyone…I am being objective about things, opened minded and stating the obvious. I won’t suspend my thinking faculty simply because I am Ghanaian and there is an issue out there about Ghana…As stated in my article, that will not help Ghana in anyway!

  5. @Posted By: Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri, i had to swallow a huge chunk of pride before replying dis post…i think i got a lot of wrong info on d actual reason why d band visted Ghana in d first place…hence makin my arguement quite baseless…although i still think they shd a tweeted abt d beautiful things dey experienced too…bt Chris do u think Ghanaians dnt knw their problems? we cnt av foreigners n pple who knew nothing or less abt Gh a fortnight ago come in all up in our business n pretend dey knw our problems or even care. they just luv rubbing it in our faces…what do dey expect to c in a third world country? we r developing…its a process..hopefully we ll get der. God bless our Homeland

    1. @Pershia, We will not get there with this sort of thing we call patriotism. In Ghana, there are hotels which only accept DOLLARS, schools that only accept fees in DOLLARS and almost every big man has a DOLLAR account, no one sees anything wrong with this and won’t tweet to address it. Everyone seems to be ignoring these things and going after non nationals becos they point out the obvious.

      If the white man is such an obstacle in our way of progress, where do we start from? We start from using our own currency in our own country…We are standing in our own way by not being truthful to ourselves.

      I was in Denmark few months ago and decided to jump off to Sweden…From Denmark to Sweden is less than 15 minutes by train. And guess who, I couldn’t use the Danish currency in Sweden…But in Ghana, even though we have our own currency…The Dollar is worshiped and what we trade in. Just think about how far America is from us.

      Why am I saying this? We don’t see anything wrong being done by our own people and country, except by foreigners in the name of patriotism…And the celebrities don’t know about all these dollar trades? Why don’t they tweet and make noise about it? That is what I will call safeguarding Ghana’s interest and seeking for the betterment of Ghana. Not just trying to demand that, the obvious should not be said because there lie other good things…

      Good you now got the right info 🙂

  6. Well written Chris. I love your style of writing. Firstly, let me point out to you why people like Miyagi and others cant think like you or understand you. Your IQ and intelligent level is far beyond most of your readers. I have read some of the comments and mostly of them do not make any point to even address what you write about.

    You are too intelligent to be dealing with these people and this means you are on a different thinking level to them. Sussie or whatever she calls herself seems to be lost. I am sure most of these people do not even understand the concept of patriotism and the need to be criticized in life. Anyway, an intelligent piece of work and you said it all

    1. @Auntie Serwaa, he is too intelligent to be dealing with us right old woman do you know me to mention my name try and look after your children that’s if you got some Old F**l drop your comment and skip my name and try not go bark on the wrong tree okay grandma I can see how smart you are I’m sure if you where still living back home you wouldn’t be writing all this B*ll grap

    2. @Auntie Serwaa, why do you  say others are not intelligent coz they dun agree with chris. come on, sumtimes we can disagree on certain things but it doesn’t make anyone less intelligent. You could have just  let out ur opinion without disrespecting anyone here

  7. It seems we are still talking about one direction here so i guess i will also let out my opinion. They were there to raise money for a charity. Not on a freaking vacation. Why would they mention the “best” parts. You don’t see them bragging about VIP treatments in other countries like US and Europe. Why specifically brag when they had them there? Makes no sense at all.
    They were there for Comic Relief. They recorded a song for this charity and were shooting a video clip for it. Obviously these are kids who probably never seen anything like that in real life before. I can imagine it must’ve touched them to see all that poverty in real life, so he tweeted to his fans to get involved. What’s insensitive about that?
    It would be more offensive if he DID tweet he was enjoying VIP treatments in a country he went to to raise money for.
    Besides Comic Relief isn’t even only about poverty in Africa. Half of the money is used to help those in need in the UK. So what, should we complain about them bringing attention to the “bad” stuff in the UK as well? what kind of stupidity is that?
    It’s the whole point of the charity. To show those in need of help, bring awareness and therefore raise money to help them. I say good for them they even bothered to go. They could’ve just donated a bunch like most celebs do without bothering to do more. They never once said that the entirety of Ghana was impoverished, just the places that they witnessed. It was the E online website which was making some stupid remarks. People need to get their panties out of a twist and respect the fact that they took time out of their busy schedule to even take part in the event. Give them a break!!! Some people will bash people for any and every thing they do.

    1. @abena, Oh please, let’s not pretend that these guys are some angels who just got inspired one day to take time off ‘their busy schedule’ & to help the poor bla bla bla. This is purely show business. Do you not realize how much these people are going to benefit from their so called ‘charity work’ in Ghana? Celebrities do charity work to boost their image & earn money. The better their image, the more likely they are to get endorsement deals & the more popular they become with fans who then buy their products. Don’t forget that doing charity work also entitles them to make tax deductions. So all in all, One Direction didn’t ‘take time off their busy schedule’ to help anybody, they were looking out for their own interest. Secondly, since Comic Relief is to help those in need in the U.K, isn’t it curious that we are yet to see One Direction or any other celeb they use, visiting poor & homeless children in the U.K., snapping photos of them & painting the picture that that is all there is to the U.K.? And no, it wasn’t only eonline who made stupid remarks. Check Niall’s tweets. You don’t spend 3 minutes in a country & create the impression that every part of that country is a hellhole. What do you think that does for tourism? If you’re ok with it, some of us aren’t and will never be

      1. @Susie, do you know what you are talking about at all? Who said comic relief does not visit poor places and homeless places in UK and take videos and photos for their fund raising? Do you state what you do not else you will be misinforming others. What is this?

        And who said doing charity work in UK gives you tax deduction in your own personal work or finance ? Which law or HMRC rule state so? 

        And if charity gives image enhancement and all you said, are our Ghanaian celebrities not doing charity to get it too? Why can’t they also do it then? Have your opinions but please  don’t miss inform others about comic relief and tax deductions you do not know about ! Simple goggle comic relief UK poor places and see what you will, courtesy comic relief!

        Just visit http://www.comicrelief.com/how-we-help/people-issues-we-support

        1. @Posted By: Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri, chris thanks for telling her, she does not know ANYTHING about comic relief and she is ignorantly commenting here to mislead people.

          Comic Relief targets UK too, mostly UK and Africa. What the hell is she talking about that they dont go to places in UK to do the same? IGNORANCE will kill Ghanaians.

          Instead of us accepting that we are not doing good to Ghana by always defending the bad doings of our people and country, she is doing the same thing, thinking about UK.

          UK is a developed country so if you think you want to compare our third world country to them and what they do, you are just plain sick

          Check out comic relief website if you want to kill your ignorance:

          http://www.rednoseday.com/what-we-do

          1. @Samantha, lol UK is a develop country with so many problems they are facing I can ask you the same question WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU ON ABOUT, 60% of Red Nose Day money is spent in Africa and 40% here in the UK. That’s what they claim A group of 20 experts carefully work out which projects should receive money. Since Comic Relief started 20 years ago they have raised over £337 million or more ask your self this question does the money really go to african countries does fundraising like Comic Relief really help Africa I wonder why millions of people think that they can fix all of Africa’s problems by tossing cash at them including you think its going to does the money they so called spend turn into food and water? Most of it ends up in the corrupt leaders’ hands anyway Charity does begin at home. UK needs to get it’s house in order first and might be better placed to help others when a little more stable

          2. @Samantha, it is you that is ignorant. If you cannot see how these Westerners mock us with their so-called ‘charity efforts’, painting the picture that we are a backward & hopeless people & if you think that Westerners care so much about you & are committed to helping your country out of poverty, then I feel truly sorry for you. Why do you think that none of these people are talking about fair trade? Have they addressed the fact that in this day & age, their country still buys Ghana’s goods @ ridiculous prices? Or you don’t know that’s one cause of poverty in developing countries? Has One Direction addressed the unconscionable terms & clauses the UK adds to their ‘grants/ loans’ to Ghana which keeps us marking square one? When have I said Ghana has no issues or defended ‘bad things’ in Ghana? But if you choose to join foreigners to condemn your motherland then that’s your cup of tea.

          3. @Susie, Why go for the loans and grants in the first place? Are you serious? You want a loan and you want to tell the person giving you the loan what the conditions should be? Nonsense…

        2. @Posted By: Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri, Oh my God Chris, aren’t you a law student in the UK? I’m just a lowly nurse but a simple google search revealed to me that yes, people can get tax deductions for some contributions to charity in the UK. You asked for an hmrc rule so kindly check out http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/individuals/giving/basics.htm . Oh & by the way, even if One Direction isn’t going to get tax deductions, they’re still going to boost their image & in the process get endorsement deals & make their fans & people like you patronize their products more because you think they’re such do-gooders. And I think you didn’t understand my comment: I didn’t say Comic Relief has taken NO pics of poor people in the U.K., I said that no one takes pics of poor people in the UK (and other Western world) & paints the picture that that is ALL THERE IS to that country. But that is exactly what Niall’s tweets did. Bottom line is, if you choose to have the mentality that it is handouts, charity & all of that which will move Ghana out of poverty, then good for you. Read history & realize that no country, neither the Asian Tigers nor the Western world got anywhere through Aid & charity. Ghana has gotten debt relief, charity relief, aid etc. where has it gotten us?

          1. Are you for real? getting tax exemptions for an amount you give out to a charity benefits the one giving out the money (You said one direction will get tax deduction-benefits to themselves)? What are you talking about? What benefit will One Direction get from such rules of exemption? It benefits the charity not the individual…The charity gets the deductions (exemption) not the person giving out the money…It is the money you are giving out that do not get taxed, not your other money you keep for yourself…So what benefit of deductions is there for anyone giving out money?

            Stay off the law if you do not understand it….You say one thing, when you are proved wrong, you run away and bring another thing and then you are shown it is is not also like that, and again you jump to another issue…Let’s stay true to the theme of the article.

            I wont reply you under this topic again since you seem lost on this one! Have a nice day. 🙂

          2. @Posted By: Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri, hahaha it might be better if you don’t reply my comments because now I know you don’t read them 🙂 First of all, could you kindly refer me to which part of my comments I said ‘One direction is going to get tax exemptions’? I stated broadly that celebs get tax deductions for charity work & that includes people in the UK, this is from the website I referred you to, did you even bother to read it? “Tax efficient giving to charity: the basics

            If you want to donate to a charity or Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) and you’re a UK taxpayer, there are a range of tax incentives and schemes available to help you get the most from your donation.

            How you can give in a tax efficient way

            There are a number of tax efficient ways to give to charity as an individual. You might be able to claim some tax back using these methods. In order to claim these, the organisation you give to must be recognised as a charity for tax purposes by HM Revenue and Customs. You can check this by asking the charity to confirm that it has an HMRC charity reference number.

            If your donations are under the Gift Aid scheme, your chosen charity can also claim tax back (known as tax relief) from the government.” And isn’t it funny that you’ve not been able to comment on the other benefits I said One Direction will get (ie: endorsement deals etc) or you admit those? lol, I love your blog & will be looking forward to Part 4 of the One Direction saga since you’re determined to get us to believe that what they did was great & our celebrities are wrong for protesting the negative image they portrayed about Ghana. Hugs!

        3. @Posted By: Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri, Chris, one question for you, is Accra a village and a slum? u know very well that it is a city and not a village. the words that were used in describing Accra caused all these. i believe that these people should be educated abt Africa, tht it is not a country but a continent. Accra is not a village but a city however Greater Accra is a region that has villages so they should be well informed before making such statements.

  8. I’m a Nigerian that has lived in Ghana and believe it or not,Nigerians have a higher standard of living. Most Ghanaians live in extreme povery but in order not to alter IMF and World bank endorsements,Ghanaians prefer to suffer and smile. Nigerians on the other hand strive to achieve the best and that has rubbed off on our entertainment industry. Electricity is currently being privatized in Nigeria, Ghana on the other hand is still in denial…shameful if u ask me.

    1. @Jerry, My friend, paddle your own canoe & think about how to advise your country to combat Boko Haram. Which standard of living & how many Nigerians are living it? Are you talking about the 1 percent who have stolen State funds & are living big (we know that your country is no 35 on the most corrupt countries in the world list). Or do you think we don’t know of the numerous light-offs in Nigerian & how you all nicknamed your electricity corporation NEPA- Never Experience Power Always because of all the power outtages? & don’t pretend that your country doesn’t complain when foreigners paint it bad either. We all know how you guys complained bitterly when Rick Ross shot his video in the makoko slum. Please

  9. i thought sometime ago chris was reaching out for Amber Rose’s jagular for tweeting and saying something not to far from one directions assertion or chris just hate pretty girls(nadia and yvonne inclusive) lol.

  10. @Posted By: Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri, point well made…about the dollar issue n all…dis is d point whr i gve up n join ur worthy course…it all makes sense nw…thank you

  11. @Goldengurl, Nigeria has neva nd will neva suffer in ur dirty hands,pls leave us out of dis. We dont give a hoot ’bout ur rantings,cos u will only end up being hypertensive. We will always remain d happiest pple on earth.

  12. @Posted By: Chris-Vincent Agyapong Febiri, hahaha it might be better if you don’t reply my comments because now I know you don’t read them 🙂 First of all, could you kindly refer me to which part of my comments I said ‘One direction is going to get tax exemptions’? I stated broadly that celebs get tax deductions for charity work & that includes people in the UK, this is from the website I referred you to, did you even bother to read it? “Tax efficient giving to charity: the basics

    If you want to donate to a charity or Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) and you’re a UK taxpayer, there are a range of tax incentives and schemes available to help you get the most from your donation.

    How you can give in a tax efficient way

    There are a number of tax efficient ways to give to charity as an individual. You might be able to claim some tax back using these methods. In order to claim these, the organisation you give to must be recognised as a charity for tax purposes by HM Revenue and Customs. You can check this by asking the charity to confirm that it has an HMRC charity reference number.

    If your donations are under the Gift Aid scheme, your chosen charity can also claim tax back (known as tax relief) from the government.” And isn’t it funny that you’ve not been able to comment on the other benefits I said One Direction will get (ie: endorsement deals etc) or you admit those? lol, I love your blog & will be looking forward to Part 4 of the One Direction saga since you’re determined to get us to believe that what they did was great & our celebrities are wrong for protesting the negative image they portrayed about Ghana. Hugs!

    Source: http://www.ghanacelebrities.com/2013/01/19/the-biggest-problem-of-all-ghanaians-we-do-not-know-where-patriotism-ends#ixzz2IWnCOQpr

  13. @Susie,u are a first class mugu in every direction (not just ‘one direction’). So,it’s just 1% of Nigerians that are causing Ghanaian government sleepless nites in ur retail industry. 1% of Nigerians own and patronise these big banks that dot the streets of Accra and Kumasi? Only 1% of Nigerians buy Psquare,Dbanj and co’s album,attend their concerts? 1% of Nigerian patronise Nollywood movies? 1% of Nigerians acquired over 110million active phone lines in Nigeria? I can go on and on o…Susie,u dey craze,i swear. Nigeria sure has the greatest ‘1%’ on earth. Mtchewwwwwww….see ur head like Susie.
    PS: Every major and minor business transactions in Nigeria is transacted in our currency-THE NAIRA. (FACT)

    1. @Jerry, i’ve been on vacation so i just saw your senseless comments & i had to laugh. heheehee. Apparently, your dear naija is so great that’s why your own country man Wole Soyinka called Nigeria A FAILED STATE. hahahaa! you’ve made my day with your comments. I beg, solve the million wahala in your country before you dare comment on any issues concerning Ghana. PS: how far now with the boko haram thing? hahahaha

  14. @Jerry,let them also know that he same 1% employs over 40% of their total work force, and also are the BIGGEST investors here in Ghana. Nigeria does get a lot of bashing here in Ghana but little do they know that infrastructure wise Nigeria is way ahead of most African countries. Chris has hit the nail on the head, averagely they hate to be admonished.

  15. i dun understand some ghanians. if we fink gh is so okkk, y do we hv to allow one direction in our country in the first place cos we knew their reasons 4 coming here. they came here to donate to the poor. so whats wrung if thay talk aba wat they came to do. they didnt come to relax n enjoy in gh n is true dey saw de slums. n harry tweeted that day was his best day so y do u guys hv to complain. if we fink we are nt poor, lets stop acceptn loans and charities frm ada pple.

  16. Funny enough nigeria power situation has been steadily improving, power hardly go off in where am @…calabar.I don’t know where this guy got his stats from.no doubt ghana has been enjoying gud electricity,I was their abt 5yrs ago,but if u don’t manage it well,its gonna colapse…jst fix it and stop comparing