My detractors talk as if I've been in power for 5 years - Nana Addo

My detractors talk as if I've been in power for 5 years - Nana Addo

- Nana Addo says his government remains committed to "solving the economic mess of the NDC"

- The president has lashed out at his detractors for criticizing him in the early years of power

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President of the republic, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo has hit hard against his political critics arguing that his administration stays committed to solving all the economic challenges inherited by the erstwhile NDC administration.

My detractors talk as if I've been in power for 5 years - Nana Addo

My detractors talk as if I've been in power for 5 years - Nana Addo

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Speaking to the traditional council of Tarkwa as part of his working tour in the Western region, Nana Addo boasted that he was not elected president to complain about existing challenges but rather tackle them.

According to Nana Addo, his administration is never shaken by the public debt stock inherited because "if you have good plans and the men, debts can become opportunities for money making".

Government had earlier on revealed that the total public debt inherited by the erstwhile NDC administration was 122 billion cedis - a claim the economic team of the NDC fiercely opposes.

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Meanwhile, finance minister Ofori Atta has revealed government's commitment to reduce the deficit to GDP by a single digit ( between 3 to 5 percent) by the end of 2018 - a move which is expected to see government adopt various austere measures including the capping of public sector employment as well as the cut in public spending.

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