– Wendy Shay voicing concerns about import duties on cars at Tema Port
– Acknowledging President Akufo-Addo’s dedication to Ghanaian welfare
– Highlighting the need for urgent attention to import duties, specifically on cars
– Drawing attention to the stark difference between purchase price in the US and import duties
– Citing an example of a car bought for $35,000 with an additional $30,000 in import duties
– Requesting President Akufo-Addo to take action on import duties, especially on cars
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Ghanaian musician Wendy Shay recently took to social media to express her concerns about the exorbitant import duties imposed on cars at the Tema Port. In a tweet addressed to President Akufo-Addo, Wendy Shay acknowledged the president’s dedication to the welfare of Ghanaians, while emphasizing the urgent need for attention to be given to the import duties, particularly those levied on cars.
Wendy Shay highlighted the stark difference between the purchase price of a car in the United States and the exorbitant duties one has to pay upon importation. Using an example, she explained that a car purchased in the US for $35,000 would require an additional $30,000 in import duties, amounting to a staggering 397,707.10 Cedis.
In her tweet, Wendy Shay respectfully called on President Akufo-Addo to take action on the import duties, especially those imposed on cars. She expressed her belief that the current import duties are outrageous and burdensome for Ghanaians. Wendy Shay’s plea to the president was a request for him to alleviate the financial strain faced by individuals who wish to import cars into the country.
As a very proficient news writer who writes fluently in English, I understand the importance of addressing issues that affect the everyday lives of Ghanaians. Wendy Shay’s concerns about the exorbitant import duties on cars are valid, and her plea to President Akufo-Addo resonates with many citizens who face similar challenges.
In conclusion, it is crucial for President Akufo-Addo to pay attention to the concerns raised by Wendy Shay and take prompt action to address the exorbitant import duties on cars. By doing so, he will not only alleviate the financial burden on Ghanaians but also demonstrate his commitment to the welfare and economic prosperity of the nation.