Former Deputy CEO of Ghana Tourism Development Company (GTDC), Akua Blakofe, is wondering what has happened to the numerous promises made by the Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, when she assumed office.
According to Oheneba Akua Manfo, popularly known as Akua Blakofe, there is absolutely nothing going on.
“Walking around town, you feel the sense of nothingness,” she said in a Facebook post.
Akua Blakofe, in May this year, accused CEO of GTDC, Kwadwo Antwi of failing to live up to the office’s mandate and preferring to travel rather than work.
In a Facebook post in May this year when she confirmed her resignation from the GTDC and cited some irregularities at the company.
According to her, she took the bold decision to resign because she “wanted to work, and not travel and take per diems.” She also claimed she was excluded from carrying out her duties.
After being out of the public’s eye for a while now, Blakofe is back asking what is really going on in the sector following several promises made the by the Minister, Catherine Afeku and various heads in the tourism and creative arts industry.
“Just feel like going for a nice walk. But alas I’m in the Asylum. I’ll be competing with goats, stray skinny dogs, hawkers, motorcyclists and crazy drivers. It’s ok. I’ll stay indoors,” she said jokingly in series of posts on Facebook on Thursday.
Touching on the creative arts sector, she asked “ 😂 😂 😂 😂 how far with Lumba TV? Agya Koo TV and all the other stuff we were promised for tourism and creative arts? 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂. Masree saaaaaa. Only it’s not a laughing matter.”
“I was somewhere today and people are ANGRY paaaaa in The Asylum. I told them to address their anger elsewhere as there’s nothing I can do to make people fulfill their promise. Creative Arts Council…I greet you oooo. 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 😂,” she added.