FactCheck: President John Mahama’s government performed better in all sectors than the present regime

FactCheck: PRESIDENT JOHN MAHAMA’S GOVERNMENT PERFORMED BETTER IN ALL SECTORS THAN THE PRESENT REGIME

President Akufo-Addo cannot boast of any development project his three years. When juxtaposed with the performance of former President Mahama, it becomes clear that Akufo-Addo is not and cannot be a match for John Mahama. Let’s look at the Communication and Housing sectors – These are some of the projects and policies initiated and completed by the Mahama administration. Few were at the completion stage. –

-The largest Data Center in West Africa (The National Data Center)

– The Business Process Outsourcing Center

-Eastern Corridor Fibre optic.

–e-Transform Ghana project

-Community Information Centres

-e-gates for e-Immigration project

-Telecom and Broadcasting Regulation Tower

-Tema ICT Park

-School Connectivity- Nursing Training Colleges and Senior High Schools

-Solar powered Rural Telephony Masts

-Booths for the Disability Employment Project

-ICT Support for schools for the Disabled

-Post Office Connectivity

-Distribution of ICT equipment and software to selected schools

-Automated Tax Administration System for filing tax returns.

-e-Heakth and e – Justice

-e- workplace Platform

-As at August 2015, fixed and mobile telephone subscriptions were 33,099,514 as compared to a little over 11 million in 2008

-Establishment of the National Emergency Call Centres

-ICT Training for Police Officers

-Easy Business Centre Projecy

Mobile telephony subscription jumped from a little over 11 million to 35 million

-Data subscription was above 18 million;

-In the second quarter of 2016 the total number of short message services across networks hit the 511,858,875 mark

-The Kumasi Business Incubator, The regional innovation centers

HOUSING-

-The Saglemi Housing Project – 5,000 housing units

-Nyame dua Estates – 5,000 housing units

-Security Services Housing Scheme – 168 housing unit with related infrastructure in Team made up of 136 two bedroom and 32 three bedroom flats and work was fast progressing fast on the construction of 368 housing units

-Keta Sea Defence Resettlement Housing Scheme.

-Adenta Regeneration Project

-New Labadi Villas Boisihgy project.

– Police Housing Project

NANA AKUFO-ADDO ACHIEVEMENTS SO FAR

– 9% Communication Service Tax

-Mobile Money Tax

– Shutting down of radio stations

– Kelni GVG

-Social Media Regulation Law

– Creation of over 300 offices at the NCA for children and nephews of top government officials

-Monitoring wires of past government officials and sympathisers of the NDC

Source: Ohenenana Obonti Krow 

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