The president of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, made a public announcement when he met some cocoa farmers at a programme in the Ashanti Region , that a bag of cocoa has been i ncreased from 800.00 to 1,308.99.
This good news for cocoa farmers brought a lot of excitement to them.
Some of the cocoa farmers have showered praises to the president, for uplifting the bar of cocoa price, from 2022/23 to 23/24 crop season.
It has serve as a form of motivation for all cocoa farmers in the country, to work hard and earns more money from their cocoa cultivation.
The former president John Dramani Mahama has brought his statement against the increment of cocoa prices, to be a scam, to deceive the cocoa farmers.
According to him, the increment of the cocoa price should have been 100% and not less than that, per his statement, the government of the day haven’t given cocoa farmers reasonable incentives to enhanced their cocoa farming.
What cocoa farmers needs most to improves on their cocoa cultivation,is subcides, incentives and sponsorships .
The statement of Mr John Mahama has irritated and flatten some Ghanaians to asked him reasonable questions about what he did as a former president to help cocoa farmers in the country.
Some are saying that president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has done better than the former president John Dramani Mahama interms of bringing a positive change in the livelihood of cocoa farmers.