- John Mahama said the NPP in 2016 did not appreciate the value of his government’s investments in critical infrastructure
- He said today, the NPP is claiming KVIPs as infrastructure achievement
- Mr. Mahama is also challenging Akufo-Addo to a debate on infrastructure
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The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has mocked President Nana Akufo-Addo for mention necessities like KVIPs as part of his government's achievement.
According to the NDC presidential candidate, the NPP, and President Akufo-Addo ridiculed infrastructure development but are now going about parading the littlest things that pass for infrastructure.
“In 2016, when I was talking about the value of infrastructure, my friends on the other side said: ‘We don’t eat infrastructure’, ‘we don’t eat roads," Mahama opined while addressing a gathering at Ho West in the Volta Region where he has been on a four-day tour.
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To settle the infrastructure matter between the NPP and NDC, John Mahama dared Akufo-Addo to a debate.
He is proposing a debate of track record of delivery with President Akufo-Addo.
Addressing the chiefs and elders of Dzolokpuita in the Ho West constituency former president Mahama said the 2020 election is going to be an election of track records.
Mr. Mahama said he is willing to present himself for a debate on any day, anytime and anywhere to settle the matter once and for all.
Meanwhile, On Tuesday, August 18, 2020, Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia said no government in the history of Ghana’s fourth republic has initiated more infrastructural projects than the Akufo-Addo government.
He said the NPP's record is second to none.
“The investment in infrastructure by the NPP government over the last three years has been massive. I dare say our investment in infrastructure, our infrastructure record is second to none for any government in its first term under the Fourth Republic,” Dr Bawumia stated at a virtual town hall meeting in Accra.
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YEN.com.gh earlier reported that John Dramani Mahama, says the next NDC government will implement a Free Primary Health Care Plan to provide health for all Ghanaians.
He stressed, “this will remove cost as a barrier to healthcare and ensure health for all.”
Addressing members and supporters of NDC at Akatsi on Tuesday, August 18, as part of his four-day tour of the Volta Region, Mr. Mahama noted that despite the implementation of the NHIS, gaps still remain in the delivery of universal healthcare in the country.
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