John Mahama was addressing a support held by the NDC to conclude a few days of prayer and fasting by the opposition get together
Former President John Mahama is urging the authorities to purchase a freeze on ejections to simplicity the tension on the quite a few tenants who have lost their each day cash flow to the lockdown in Accra and other parts of the place.
The presidential applicant for the Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC) in the following basic elections designed the remark immediately after he describes as an experience he experienced with a girl on Thursday.
According to Mr Mahama, the young woman stated to him for the duration of an interaction that her landlord was demanding the lease for February and March or she faces ejection.
According the previous President, the female instructed him that she has been house for a whilst because of to the lockdown and therefore could not raise the money to pay back the lease.
“A moratorium on ejections as a very first action will be helpful to numerous who have misplaced their everyday money as a result of the lockdown. In return, I think Authorities can compensate landlords and landladies for any money missing by way of tax reliefs, exemptions among some others,” the former President proposed to govt.
In Singapore, eating places and other professional tenants that are unable to spend hire owing to the economic impact of measures launched to curb Covid-19 pandemic in that region will be capable to keep off these types of contractual obligations for at least 6 months under a proposed legislation.
When passed, landlords would not be allowed to terminate the lease of these tenants or repossess the premises if the rental is not compensated throughout the reduction period of time.