72% of our promises have been fulfilled, we’ll prove it – Bawumia boasts

72% of our promises have been fulfilled, we’ll prove it – Bawumia boasts

Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has stated that the Akufo-Addo administration has delivered about 72 percent of promises made to Ghanaians.

Bawumia said the New Patriotic Party (NPP), which inherited a government that could not pay its bills, has transformed into one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

Speaking at the NPP's National Delegates Conference, he threw an open challenge to the National Democratic Congress(NDC) to mention one social intervention programme they implemented in their 8-years in office.

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“We told the people of Ghana that we are are going to do three core things. We are going to stabilize the economy, reduce the suffering of our people, and transform this economy into a modern and prosperous economy.
“We have either delivered completely or we are delivering on 72% and we are going to put the data out so that everyone will go promise by promise and see whether we are delivering or we have delivered. We will put the data out because we have done the work,” he added.

He further noted that the government has restored economic growth to the country.

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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has spent in excess of GHS70 million on foreign trips and hotels in the past nine months.

The Minority spokesperson on finance, Cassiel Ato Forson, revealed that speculations about the President’s travel budget were laid to rest when the 2020 budgetary allocation of the Office of Government Machinery was presented on the floor of the House.

Speaking in an interview with ClassFM, he said the document gives the breakdown as GHS62 million for foreign travel costs and expenses; 5.85 million cedis as hotel accommodation, and GHS1.9 million for refreshment.

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Source: Yen

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