The economy gave me a call last night, .. a long call, which lasted for approximately five minutes. "Long" because mostly when he calls, we talk for less than a minute. He was not happy about how we keep being vocal about his condition ... the fact that many are complaining that they can't even afford a bar of chocolate for Valentine's or National Cocolate Day ...
The Economy: Economista, Ghana fo kasa! All they do is to blame me for everything, even in their dreams!
Economista: Massa, slow down! What do you expect from Ghanaians, when your headache has refused to disappear. You know your headache is the migraine of Ghanaians!
The Economy: Blame the doctors! The diclofenac they gave me was nothing but white tablets made of kokonte powder.
Economista: You are not serious! Let me ask you this ... how do you explain my empty wallet facing tomorrow's Valentine's day and National Choco day?!
The Economy: Economista don't be silly! You are to show love to your friends everyday, shower them with gifts and presents every day and stop this valentine nonsense, I expected you to know better!
Economista: Economy Kwaku, but here is the case you're so sick ... I can't even afford a new boxer every month, let alone surprise my friends everyday. Inflation is now over thirte....
The Economy: Massa Massa, I have told you not to talk about figures with me when I call you, I hate that. Listen, tell Ghanaians I'll be fine. And for this tweet ...
The cedi is that man who brags about his prowess in bed but knows deed down his heart that he has erectile dysfunction #GhEconomyInMetaphorsI forgive you. When I share my problems with you, I do so knowing our relationship automatically buys your silence. Agya Appiah Bitters has been helpful I must admit.
— Abban (@AbbanBudu) February 13, 2014
Economista: Well I'm sorry .. The earlier you get better, the better for us. When your condition gets to me, I just put my frustrations in ... [busy tone beeps]