Akufo-Addo should have rather used L’argent n’a pas d’odeur

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During the address to the nation on Sunday, 30th of October, President Nana Addo urged Ghanaians to stop the consistent complaints about the economic hardship in the country.

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Speaking during an interview on JoyNews, KKD explained that the statement of the President was not factual; saying that instead of using L’argent n’a pas d’odeur (money doesn’t like noise) he should have used L’argent n’a pas d’odeur which literally means, ‘money has no odor”.

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“All of culture is embedded in language, and when he said it, I felt heartbroken because that was the statement to the populace who are speculating about where we are going and how the cedi is performing badly. He thinks if you talk down the money, then the money would go down. No! that’s not true,” he said.

“If you talk down Joy FM, Joy FM will not come tumbling down so long as they have success criteria and are working assiduously to ensure that the success criteria are in place.

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“You know, as a French scholar too, I think the better one he could have used is what is actually about his governance, which is ‘l’argent n’a pas d’odeur’: ‘sika nni panpan’, because if you look at in Kufuor’s regime, a man who was known to be corrupt, eventually was appointed by Nana Addo to become the head of the Public Procurement Authority, then it tells you that he has no problem with money, no matter the smell of it,” he said.

source: www.NewsKilo.com

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