Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has requested Ghanaians to belief Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to ship on his guarantees when elected President of Ghana.
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Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, delivered his imaginative and prescient to Ghanaians at an occasion held on the UPSA in Accra.
The Vice President outlined numerous insurance policies he intends to implement below his reign as President and among the many insurance policies are he’ll abolish E-Levy, betting tax and different taxes, grant tax amnesty, abolish nationwide service, construct a “Digital Ghana” and create a expertise hub in Ghana, give each tertiary scholar a laptop computer to facilitate their research, take away the human face at passport workplace.
He additionally touched on what the incumbent authorities has achieved notably relating to the issues he’s in cost, therefore citing his digitalization agenda which he famous has been very profitable.
He talked about areas just like the Ghana Card synchronization with SSNIT, GRA, banking transactions and so forth in addition to networking of hospitals throughout the nation.
This however, some folks blame him for the financial mess below the Akufo-Addo administration, so questioning what new or totally different factor can he do to salvage the financial system.
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Reacting to this, the Information Minister has outlined the explanation why Dr. Bawumia deserves to be Ghana’s subsequent President.
Hon. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah famous that Dr. Bawumia has been very instrumental in digitalizing the financial system and never solely that however has additionally executed his duties successfully, thereby proving to the populace how competent he’s to guide the nation.
The Minister, contributing to “Kokrokoo” panel dialogue present on Peace FM on Thursday, February 8, acknowledged emphatically that below the Akufo-Addo/Bawumia authorities, “about 80 percent of our promises either completed or in progress”.
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He alluded to the New Patriotic Party’s 2017 manifesto stating the federal government has achieved quite a lot of its insurance policies.
Also responding to criticisms that Dr. Bawumia can’t be absolved from the financial woes visited upon Ghanaians, Hon. Oppong Nkrumah opined that the Vice President can’t be blamed for the underperformance of the Ministers charged with accountability of making certain the federal government’s imaginative and prescient materializes.
“If Nana Addo’s government promises that we will establish Creative Arts studios, the Vice President is not a Tourism Minister. So if, in the end, the Tourism Ministry doesn’t deliver, it will be difficult to say you are holding the Vice President responsible for it, especially when in our constitutional arrangement, he has no direct responsibility over it”, he cited.
The Minister implored Ghanaians to provide Dr. Bawumia the nod saying “you must believe him because, first, the NPP broadly has delivered on majority of its promises despite the challenges today and, second, the specific things that Dr. Bawumia was charged to handle, the evidence is clear of how he has handled it”.
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