I put this statement and question up on social media sites Facebook (Kwame Gyan) and Twitter (@KwameGyan) and below are some of the responses I got. Some are funny, some are intriguing, some came from angry Ghanaians and some came from folks who are so tired they wouldn’t be bothered. All the emotions though speak a lot about how we perceive our politicians. From the below, it wouldn’t be unfair to say that we think of our politicians and MPs as self-centred, greedy, corrupt and dishonest.
1. Gh8,200 multipled by 4yrs along side other allowances and finally ex gratia.
2. Ghana is hard now. Every one is looking for where they can chop
3. Politics in Ghana is the easiest way to fame, wealth and power. No wonder everybody is rushing to be an MP.
4. Because u get tax payers money to chop with questioning
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