In an election year promises become the order of the day. Politicians in Ghana will promise you heaven and earth just so you will vote for them.
YEN.com.gh is highlighting four promises made by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) presidential nominee, Nana Akufo-Addo.
1. NPP to review Army retirement age upwards
The Presidential nominee, Nana Akufo-Addo and his party say they will review the period before retirement for recruits, popularly referred to as “other ranks” in the Ghana Armed Forces, should they return to office after the December elections.
Currently, the recruits retire after 25 years, but the NPP believes a review is needed to give them more opportunities in the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF).
2. NPP govt’ll pay all contractual debt in 100 days
Nana Akufo-Addo has pledged to settle all debts owed to Ghanaian contractors within the first 100 days of his administration if the NPP wins the December polls.
3. NPP will expand economy, create jobs
The NPP presidential candidate says the growth of the national economy and the creation of the jobs will be the ‘twin goals’ of his government if he wins this year’s elections.
He has opined that his government will put in place a systematic, focused effort to restructure the Ghanaian economy.
4. One-village-one dam
The opposition leader has also promised to build a dam in every village if he becomes president of the republic. According to him this move will help improve agriculture production in the country.