Flagbearer for the opposition Countrywide Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has named on President Akufo-Addo to refrain from what he described as knee-jerk guarantees in his strategy in direction of getting alternatives to the country’s difficulties.
According to the former President, Ghana would have been in a excellent placement to create a congenial natural environment, in conditions of wellness services, to fight the novel coronavirus pandemic if the govt experienced a “well-believed-through and coordinated prepare.”
His responses arrive on the again of government’s announcement very last Sunday that some 88 health and fitness amenities will be developed in districts across the nation.
Several have criticised the conclusion, questioning why new amenities are scheduled to be manufactured though ongoing assignments by earlier administrations have stalled.
But Well being Minister, Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, has claimed the administration has hardly ever deserted health and fitness amenities commenced below the erstwhile government led by John Mahama.
The Coalition of NGOs in Health and fitness reported it has also uncovered about 53 health and fitness projects across the region remaining unattended to, given that the assumption of the Nana Akufo-Addo led administration and referred to as for their completion.
In a televised deal with on Thursday, John Mahama encouraged President Akufo-Addo to concentrate on a approach that is credible “and plainly considered-via.”
“What we really should stay away from is knee-jerk promises that show up reactive alternatively than a merchandise of important imagining and effectively-coordinated response to current or emerging problems,” he reported on April 30.
He additional included that “considering the alternatively tall checklist of his [Akufo-Addo] unfulfilled or poorly executed claims from yesteryears, I consider in a nicely-thought-out and forward-hunting agenda which guarantees further strategic expense in our health and fitness sector to satisfy contemporary and potential issues.”