He questioned the feasibility research of the assure to build the dams in every village by the federal government.
Talking at the party’s 27th anniversary lecture, Mahama reported “Right now, 1 Village 1 Dam has become 1 Village 1 Pond since ahead of the [2016 general] election I asked that are you [NPP] digging dugout or dams for irrigation uses. They refused to reply and the truth has caught up. These are dug outs. In some cases they do not even qualify as dugouts.”
He claimed the NDC has usually shipped on its claims compared with the New Patriotic Occasion (NPP).
According to him, the NPP governing administration built phony guarantees just because they preferred to acquire electricity in 2016.
“We are not the same as the NPP. We have usually stood by the reality. We have not informed wrong claims just because we want political power.
“We convey to the men and women particularly what we can do for them and when we come into place of work, we make our best effort to provide accurately what we stated we can do for them,” Mahama stated.
He extra that most of the projects are not even capable to be termed dams, for the reason that they glance additional like dugouts.
In March 2018, Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia promised that a complete of 5 hundred and seventy (570) dams will be produced in the a few northern areas in 2018, as aspect of the NPP government’s manifesto pledge to facilitate local community-owned and managed small-scale irrigation amenities across the country, commonly identified as “just one village one particular dam.”
He mentioned a similar range of dams will be created across the 3 northern locations in 2019, jointly with other interventions in the agric sector, expected to have a terrific effect on Ghana’s food stuff stability and enhance the life of farming communities.
He stated: “Along with the Federal government plan of Planting for Foodstuff and Work, we have also initiated the policy of One Village 1 Dam, and I am happy to notice that this coverage is getting off this calendar year, and for the three northern regions this yr we anticipate the construction of a full of 570 dams.”
It can be in excess of 12 months due to the fact Dr Bawumia promised that the 570 dams will be built but the NDC is disappointed about the utilization of the country’s scarce assets less than Nana Addo.
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