- Ghana was heavily represented at the UN General Assembly at New York with president Akufo-Addo making a global call for peace and security
- YEN.com.gh has compiled some of his key statements at the event
President of the republic, Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo has finally presented his first ever speech at the ongoing UN General Assembly in New York.
The 13 minute speech by the president saw him touch on various pressing issues from security to economic powerful and YEN.com.gh has summarized 6 of such presentations by the president.
According to Nana Addo;
1. Ghana, will be a country without any nuclear weapon. Three weeks ago, highly-enriched uranium was flown out of Ghana back to China, signalling the end of the removal of all such material from the country.
2. Government is putting up an economy which is not dependent on charity and handouts and that the long and bitter experience has taught us no matter how generous the charity, Ghana would still remain poor.
3. Government is doing everything possible to prevent Ghanaians from running away from the country - deciding to live in Europe for prosperity.
4. Ghana has a long way to go in ensuring that the country remains a highly viable place for development and economic empowerment.
5. Ghana continues to be a beacon of democracy and stability on the continent, our institutions of state are growing stronger, and we have made more progress with our economy than at any time since independence.
6. Government will partner the world in ensuring that peace and stability is achieved.
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