Cassiel Ato Forson is a Ghanaian politician and member of the Seventh Parliament of the Fourth Republic of Ghana representing the Ajumako-Enyan-Esiam Constituency in the Central Region on the ticket of the National Democratic Congress. In 2013 he served as the deputy minister for Finance.
Cassiel Ato Forson has received some backlash form the youth of Ghana following his call on the Government of Ghana to ban sports betting as he believes it is destroying the youth of Ghana. According to Cassiel Ato Forson, the Government of Ghana rather restrict them rather than taxing them.
This is what he had to say in an interview on JoyNews PM Express on Monday, March 15, 2021; ”I have read several articles on this. I though the government would come up with a policy to restrict gambling and even ban it”.
Well, some youth in the country have since taken to the microblogging platform to attack the MP for calling on the Government to ban sports betting in the country. Checkout their reactions below;