Vice-President, Dr Mahamadu Bawumia has revealed that the New Patriotic Party under the leadership of President Akufo-Addo has initiated 17,334 infrastructural projects.
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According to Bawumia, the government has been able to complete 8,746 with the remaining 8,588 still underway
He made this known at the Town Hall Meeting at the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences in Accra on Tuesday, August 18.
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Bawumia further revealed that the Akufo-Addo administration is adopting a two-way approach towards infrastructural development in the country.
This approach he said, makes it possible to cover all persons in the country under the project.
“Our focus has been to provide infrastructure for all. That has been the focus. And our approach to infrastructural development in Ghana has been two-fold," he said.
Bawumia noted that the first approach is to provide the infrastructural needs of the poor and deprived communities at the micro level like water, toilets, clinics, electricity, markets which according to him, had been ignored by many governments.
The second approach he revealed is to provide for the broader infrastructural needs of the economy at the macro level to drive economic growth.
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Meanwhile, vice-president, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has revealed that, the Akufo-Addo led government has so far completed 16 health projects it inherited from the erstwhile Mahama government.
According to him, 30 ongoing projects in the health sector were inherited from the previous government, when the NPP assumed power.
Bawumia also noted that the other health projects are also at various levels of completion.
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