President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo would on Thursday, February 21, 2019, deliver the State of the Nation Address (SONA).
This year’s SONA will be the third by President Akufo-Addo since he assumed office in January 2017.
The president is expected to state the gains chalked up in the economic, health and agricultural sectors.
He would address the measures the government under his watch, is taking to address the challenges in those aforementioned sectors.
Akufo-Addo would also use the opportunity to outline progress made in the implementation of flagship projects, such as the free senior high school (SHS) education policy; one-district, one-factory; one-village, one-dam; one-constituency, $1 million and the Planting for Food and Jobs programme.
The delivery of the State of the Nation Address is in accordance with Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution.
Article 67 stipulates: "The President shall, at the beginning of each session of Parliament and before a dissolution of Parliament, deliver to Parliament a message on the state of the nation."
Delivering the business statement of Parliament for the fourth week ending Friday, February 22, 2019, the Majority Chief Whip, Mr Kwasi Ameyaw-Cheremeh, urged his colleagues (Members of Parliament) to be punctual for the occasion.
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