In an interview with the BBC, the president of Ghana Akufo-Addo disclosed that the disputed e-levy is to tax an industry.
This statement has left a lot of Ghanaians confused as to which industry is been taxed.
The Ghanaian people are now an industry?
The electronic tax popular known as the e-levy was introduced in the 2022 budget but only got approved by Parliament late March.
Watch the interview below.
Despite several Ghanaians calling on the government to abolish plans of implementing what they describe as an obnoxious tax, the government persisted to pass it and the President has since assented it.
Read below some reactions to the president’s interview.