Nana Addo and his NPP gov't have already broken 5 promises - Haruna Iddrisu

Nana Addo and his NPP gov't have already broken 5 promises - Haruna Iddrisu

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Nana Addo and his NPP gov't have already broken 5 promises - Haruna Iddrisu

Nana Addo and his NPP gov't have already broken 5 promises - Haruna Iddrisu

According to the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, the NPP government has broken some of its campaign promises.

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With barely three months in power, the NDC have stated that Nana Addo and his administration have so far broken five campaign promises.

Haruna Iddrisu was speaking at a news conference held by the NDC to discuss the 2017 budget presented to parliament by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta.

Nana Addo and his NPP gov't have already broken 5 promises - Haruna Iddrisu

Nana Addo and his NPP gov't have already broken 5 promises - Haruna Iddrisu

The party had prior to the conference described the budget as a "419" budget and bemoaned the various tax cuts proposed.

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According to the NDC, these are the five promises broken by Nana Addo;

1. The NPP promised to pay arrears owed to contractors in the first 100 days of his administration. This was not captured in the budget

2. Nana Addo promised pay to all customers of DKM, God is Love, Jasper Motors among others who lost monies as a result of the microfinance scams in the Brong Ahafo region in particular but no mention was made of it in the budget

Nana Addo and his NPP gov't have already broken 5 promises - Haruna Iddrisu

Nana Addo and his NPP gov't have already broken 5 promises - Haruna Iddrisu

3. Nana Addo also promised to reduce corporate tax from 25% to 20% but this was not captured in the budget

4. Nana Addo also promised to remove import duties on raw materials and machinery for production

5. The NPP promised to reduce drivers’ insurance levies and cost of licence; and immediately reduce electricity tariffs and transportation fares

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According to the Minority Leader, the budget of the Akufo-Addo administration fell short of what was required to demonstration that the NPP will meet the promises made in their 2016 manifesto and on the campaign trail.

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