NDC's 40-year development plan is too long for Ghana - Osafo Maafo

NDC's 40-year development plan is too long for Ghana - Osafo Maafo

The vetting of minister designates appointed by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo by parliament has started with Senior Minister-designate, Yaw Osafo Marfo.

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40-year development plan is too long for Ghana - Osafo Maafo

40-year development plan is too long for Ghana - Osafo Maafo

The Senior Minister-designate, Yaw Osafo Marfo has expressed disapproval with the process to prepare a 40-year development plan for Ghana.

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Appearing before the appointments committee of parliament today [January 20, 2017], Osafo Marfo said thinking in terms of 40 years is “just too long” and “problematic.”

For anybody to think about a 40-year development plan when you have governments coming in centre right and centre left and that kind of thing is not practical because the people who mount this plan matter in their ideology and in their thinking” he said.

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According to Osafo Maafo, though every country needs a long-term plan, it should be “within a period that is likely to be sustained”.

NDC's 40-year development plan is too long for Ghana - Osafo Maafo

NDC's 40-year development plan is too long for Ghana - Osafo Maafo

He explained that "world thinking and ideology" changes over time.

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A development plan is a document which details the overall strategy of a country for the proper planning and sustainable development covering every aspect of the country and generally consists of a written statement and accompanying maps. The plan usually includes the broad aims of the nation.

Source: Yen.com.gh

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