Minister of communication and digitalization, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has responded to reports that many Ghanaians took QwikLoans from telecommunication service providers and chose not to register their SIM cards in order to lose their cards and avoid paying back the loans.
She responded to this in a recent post on her verified social media handle on the popular social media platform Facebook described it as an evil, corrupt conduct and promised to find and punish anyone responsible.
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The post that she made reads;
“I have also been informed that some people who have obtained quick loans from their service providers have decided not to register those SIMs to avoid repaying the loans. That is evil corruption and you will be found out.”
We have culled some comments and reactions from netizens from her post below;
Nasara Abousi Francis: Since when does loans become evil corruption? Were there no t&c before it was granted? Who takes loans more than government of Ghana?
Kwaku Deuces: See who is talking about corruption ..eeii u will be in jail p3333333
Amos Affedzi: We know big business people and politicians who have taken loans and refused to pay till banks collapsed. Let us think.
Ibrahim Zeba: Go and give this corruption advise to your party !..
Atsu Sly: They should come to houses and collect the money. Apuuuuuuu
Viniola Anyomitse: How long will that also last? I want to see what will be next.
Sammy TB Phobian: There is no sense in blocking the sim cards.. what will they gain for blocking them❓ to show that they are powerful or what❓
Kwaku Nyamekye: That’s why when taking decisions,you need common sense than books
Governor Philip Belfort: You don’t make decisions at your own will, see, that’s the power of the people. We thank Manority in parliament for their support. Ghanaian love you manority..