President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that authorities’s dedication to turning the financial fortunes of the nation round made it potential for it to safe the US$3 billion prolonged credit score facility from the Worldwide Financial Fund (IMF) in “file time.”
Evidently, the President mentioned issues have said turning round for the higher after the economic system plummeted on account of the COVID-19 pandemic which was additional exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
“As you may see, we’re starting to navigate the turbulence with our economic system rising by 4.2 per cent within the first quarter of 2023.
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“The forex has seen some stability these days and thru the gold for oil programme, we now have seen the soundness in petroleum merchandise all of that are serving to to deliver inflation down.
“Issues are getting higher and can get higher. I can guarantee you,” the President mentioned.
He gave this assurance in Accra yesterday when he addressed the Eid-ul Adha prayers in Accra.
The prayers led by the Nationwide Chief Imam, Sheikh Dr Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, was noticed to commemorate the Eid.
Eid-ul Adha, the feast of sacrifice, is the most important of the Islamic festivals and is widely known in honour of Quranic Ibrahim’s preparedness to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience to Allah’s command.
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Within the spirit of Eid-ul Adha, President Akufo-Addo courted the Muslim neighborhood and the nation at giant to “assist your government to ship the wanted progress and prosperity that all of us search.”
As he profoundly mentioned on the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic that his authorities might solely deliver again the economic system and never the lifeless, President Akufo-Addo mentioned he stood by these phrases and “Insha Allah, we’re working to revive the economic system to full well being and Insha Allah, we will achieve this.”
He mentioned even within the face of the financial challenges, authorities is and would proceed to maintain the lights on, maintain the free Senior Excessive College schooling, proceed to make sure the drone supply of crucial drugs to needy and distant communities, proceed to function the Zongo Growth Fund, construct new roads and restore outdated ones amongst different insurance policies.
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On schooling, the President mentioned it was time Muslim mother and father’ embraced schooling for his or her wards as a result of it is just schooling that might provide the very best calling because the New Patriotic Social gathering governments have executed within the fourth republic by producing Muslim Vice President.
“Our nation affords your children the chance to rise to the very best potential calling.
“In the present day, Ghana’s ambassador to the USA – Hajia Alima Mahama – is a Muslim girl as is the Minister of Gender, Kids and Social Safety. So there may be worth in educating the Muslim lady as effectively,” he confused.
Sheikh Osman Nuhu Sharubutu, in his Khutba – the sermon – urged the Muslim neighborhood to give up and submit their lives to Allah as Ibrahim did; the explanation for his or her gathering.
The Chief Imam urged the congregation to be on the trail of righteousness and eschew something satanic as a result of something completely different to that, makes their Islamic religion meaningless.
He dedicated the President and his vice, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, to the care of Allah for good well being and knowledge to manipulate the nation and prayed for the enhanced peace of the nation.
BY JULIUS YAO PETETSI