Ghana, a vibrant and diverse West African nation, is known for its rich culture, history, and warm people. However, like any other country, Ghana too has its share of controversies and rumours, including the occasional accusation of someone being the “biggest liar.” In this article, we will explore this intriguing topic and no offence is intended.
Before we jump into the speculation, it’s essential to note that labelling someone as the “biggest liar” is subjective. What may seem like a tall tale to one person might be considered an innocent exaggeration to another. Nevertheless, let’s delve into some famous contenders for this humorous title in Ghana.
Politicians worldwide are known for making grandiose promises during election campaigns, and Ghana is no exception. Citizens have heard pledges of instant economic prosperity, free education for all, and more. While some of these promises are fulfilled, others remain in the realm of wishful thinking.
Who Is The Biggest Liar in Ghana?
As stated earlier, calling someone “the biggest liar” is subjective based on the reasons or motives the person has in mind. I’m Ghana, the people we usually term as biggest liars are our politicians who seem to have many other stories that can be used to cajole us into re-electing them even after a failed tenure.
About 80% of Ghanaians who are politically active have named the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia as the biggest liar in the country. Why do they name him?
This is a result of the many campaign promises he made before his party came into power and even those uttered while they were in power. Promising to make the Ghana Card replace the passport for travelling and building hospitals for each district among others.
Most people tend to ask how he claims to have better ideas for the country as he wants to be elected as the flag bearer of the NPP when he has not been able to fulfil any of his promises.