Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, sought for more years during the December 7 elections with the promise to do more for Ghanaians.
YEN.com.gh takes a look at the top manifesto promises made by the Nana Addo-led New Patriotic Party (NPP) ahead of the election which has been won by them now
1. The Ghana CoVID Alleviation and Revitalisation of Enterprises (Ghana CARES) Programme
The NPP plans to implement the Ghana CARES programme to restore growth to Pre Covid-19 levels and return the fiscal path to be within the Fiscal Responsibility Act, 2018 (Act 982) threshold of 5% deficit and positive primary balance by 2023.
2. Consolidating Previous Achievements and The Way Forward
NPP's plan over the next four years is to build on what they have achieved together. Incorporating the lessons learnt from the pandemic, the party says it will consolidate the progress made on all their flagship policies, programmes, and initiatives across the various sectors.
3. Digitisation and The Transformation of The Ghanaian Economy
According to the NPP manifesto, the Ghana Card, the Digital Address System, the Mobile Money Payments Interoperability System, the Ghana.Gov Payments Platform, and the Universal QR Code are key enablers if Ghana is to harness the potential of digital technologies.
Their goal is to link the Ghana Card and Digital Address System databases to the “Birth and Death Registry”, closing the final loop in the identification of citizens and residents.
4. Building The Private Sector For Accelerated Growth
The NPP plans, over the next four years, to:
- Set out a clear cluster of core economic sectors to guide private sector investments
- Tackle the longstanding, key binding constraints to private sector growth
- Promote enablers for private sector growth
- Invest in the development of an entrepreneurial culture, and
- Build a resilient financial services sector for economic transformation
5. Transformation for a Ghana Beyond Aid
The Nana Addo-led party wants to do more over the next four years towards their overall vision of a Ghana Beyond Aid through:
Consolidating Our Achievements:
Building a Resilient and Dynamic Economy and a Regional Hub for Job Creation
Investing in Education
Investing in Health
Establishing a National Rent Assistance Scheme and more
Another interesting report by YEN.com.gh has it that the highest goal scorer of all time for the Ghana Black Stars, Asamoah Gyan, is set to miss his first match at his new club, Legon Cities FC, in the Ghana Premier League.
In a report by Citisportsonline.com, it is indicated that Legon Cities is scheduled to meet Berekum Chelsea but Asamoah will be missing in action because he has sustained an injury.
Goran Barjaktarevic, the coach of Gyan's new football club revealed that the 34-year-old was unable to train with the team on Monday, November 9, due to the development.
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