In Ghana, the democratic system allows every president to have four years of tenure in office to serve the country.
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Both former president John Dramani Mahama and President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo had their shots within the tenure in office to prove themselves.
YEN.com.gh hit the streets to find out from Ghanaians their thoughts on how well both Nana Akufo-Addo and former president Mahama fared in their first four years.
At the East Legon American house station, our reporter, Philip Abutiate asked some passers-by what they thought.
The first man to share his thoughts said it is clear that former president Mahama had done a very good job during his tenure of office.
He attributed his comments to the fact that Mahama did a lot of infrastructural works by building Terminal three at the airport, health facilities, and also the construction of various day schools.
According to him, as compared to President Akufo-Addo, Mahama has left behind a big legacy in Ghana.
Another person who shared her view with the YEN team revealed that the free SHS initiative by the Akufo-Addo government is enough reason for her to say Akufo-Addo's government had done well.
According to her, her child has also benefitted from the Akufo-Addo government's free SHS programme.
She added that the initiative has helped a lot of parents who could not afford to educate their wards.
Sharing his thoughts, one man mentioned that if not for the COVID-19 and its effects, the Akufo-Addo government would have achieved a lot.
He added that the achievements of former President Mahama cannot be downplayed as he also contributed his best to the nation.
A driver who was quite concerned about the price of fuel said during Mahama's tenure, anytime there was going to be an increment in fuel prices, they were duly informed unlike Akufo-Addo's tenure
Another man also believed that President Akufo-Addo did a good job during his first four years in office due to how well he managed the coronavirus.
Another driver who shared his thoughts said he believed former president Mahama did well in his first four years in office.
In other news, the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) is in talks with ECG and NEDCo to roll out a timetable for power outages across the country.
This is because there will be more outages as GRIDCo continues the upgrade of its systems.
The upgrade is expected to be completed in July.
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