SONA 2020: Akufo-Addo to address parliament today

SONA 2020: Akufo-Addo to address parliament today

President Akufo-Addo is expected today, February 20, to deliver his fourth state of the Nation's Address to parliament.

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The state of the nation's address is in accordance with Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution before there is a dissolution of parliament.

"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,” the article states.

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The president's address is to account for his stewardship over the last year and also announce the plans of the government for the coming year.

Akufo-Addo would address issues in sectors such as education, agriculture, health and the economy in general, are also expected to feature prominently.

Meanwhile, President Nana Akufo-Addo has promised the people of the Oti Region the NPP administration will construct a university in the area in its second term if given the opportunity and mandate.

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“If God permits and we win the next elections, we will put in place structures to establish a university here as well,” Akufo-Addo said at a durbar in Jasikan on Monday, February 17, 2020.

The President opined that the six newly created regions will have all the needed infrastructure and facilities that will make life bearable.

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