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The Volta Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Makafui Kofi Woanya, has hinted that the Akufo-Addo led government has fulfilled about 80% of it’s campaign promises made to to Ghanaians prior to the 2016 general elections.
The Chairman made this statement in a speech when he addressed the party’s branch executives, electoral area coordinators and sympathisers of the governing party at Ho West Constituency during an open forum with the District Chief Executive of Ho West at the forecourt of the District Assembly on Sunday.
“The NPP government led by His Execellency Nana Addo Dankwah Akufo-Addo has delivered beyond expectations, just in two years we have 80% of our campaign promises made to Ghanaians through which they voted us to manage the affairs of this great nation” the chairman stated.
According to him, the NPP government then promised Free Senior High School, Planting for Food and Jobs, One District One Factory, One Million dollars per Constituency, Planting for Export and Rural Development, Restrengthening the National Health Insurance among others which have all been delivered.
“We promised Free SHS to reduce the hardship on parents, we promised to restore teachers and nursing training allowances to reduce the hardship on teacher and nursing trainees, we promised to establish a Zongo Development Fund, we promised a renewed focus on agriculture through the Planting for Food and Jobs and also Planting for Export and Rural Development programs which we have delivered,” he started.
‘We promised to issue National ID Cards, we promised to implement a National Property Digital Addressing System, we promised to digitise the clearance of goods at the ports through paperless ports, we promised to establish three Development Authorities that is the Northern, Middle Belt and Coastal Development Authorities, we all can testify that all this promises have been delivered and are working”.
He said there are other promises the government is on course delivering which include the One District One Factory, One Village One Dam, One District One Warehouse, reduction of interest rate, establishment of integrated bauxite and aluminum industry among others.
He reminded the gathering about other promises fulfilled including the Nation Builders Corps, the implementation of a National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program (NEIP) to provide support and reduce hardships on entrepreneurs, the rehabilitated VALCO to resume operations, Implementation of mobile money interoperability, Reduction of hardships in renewed the national health insurance, the establishment of an Office of the Special Prosecutor on Corruption, Restoration of discipline in the management of our public finances which we have delivered with lower fiscal deficits, fiscal Responsibility Act has been passed and it’s council has been formed as well as the financial stability council.
“I hope we do remember the state of the National Health Insurance Scheme before we took office, the rate at which our inflation was pegged, among other the NPP government since assuming office has reverted the situation from worse to excellent” he said confidently.
Makafui Kofi Woanya noted that the party has not been able to communicate this high rated development to the electorate advising the communication unit of the party to be proactive in communicating every proceedings and success chalked by the Akufo-Addo’s government to the electorate at the grassroots to avoid the opposition party taking advantage of the ignorance of the ordinary people with their propaganda.
He also advised the Constituency and polling station Executives to be United with the party members at their various Constituencies and polling stations should start working towards victory for NPP as the 2020 general elections is approaching.
Source: William Dei-Gyau ||