Talking at Bibiani, at the conclude of his 3-day tour of the Western North Region, on Saturday, September 26, 2020, President Akufo-Addo said that it is essential for the credibility of the country’s public discourse that people in the country’s public room are noticed to be dependable in their sights and advocacy.
In accordance to President Akufo-Addo, “when the Bill governing the institution of the Nationwide Well being Insurance plan Plan had been remaining handed in 2003, I was in Parliament. I witnessed the NDC MPs, which involved Mahama, kicking versus it by staging a walk out of the Property.”
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The President ongoing: “When President Kufuor properly executed it, Mahama and Mills explained they would put into practice a a single-time payment of the Nationwide Overall health Coverage, but for 8 years, eight reliable several years, that guarantee never turned a reality.
“Nowadays, Mahama says he is bringing totally free main healthcare if voted for. Can we believe in him? Did he satisfy his guarantees for which explanation we really should imagine that he would fulfill this? No, we are not able to have faith in him.”
Touching on the cancellation of the allowances for trainer and nursing trainees, he pointed out that college students and, without a doubt, all nicely-indicating Ghanaians, asked the former President to restore the allowances, all to no avail.
“We begged him to restore them, but he was adamant to the extent that he said if that would indicate he dropping the 2016 elections, so be it. I restored the instructor and nursing coaching allowances, and now he has altered his tongue once more. He suggests he will now carry on to shell out instructor and nursing schooling allowances! Can we belief him? No way!”, President Akufo-Addo retorted.
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All over again, on the Zongo Growth Fund, which, in the view of the President, is bringing advancement to the persons in Zongo communities, he recounted how previous President Mahama said the use of the Zongo Growth Fund for the provision of ICT services and astroturf pitches represented a misappropriation of funds, only for the former President to turn all around and assure the design of mortuaries and legalizing ‘okada’ for residents in Zongo communities.
Again, on the Absolutely free Senior Large University policy, the President recalled how John Mahama said that the pledge by the NPP to give No cost SHS was a mere political gimmick and just lies, as the implementation of the plan can only happen in 20 yrs.
“Two yrs in the past, he said if you experienced GH¢2 billion, you should not be shelling out it all on No cost SHS. These days, he states that if he is presented the mantle of leadership, he will continue with the implementation of Totally free SHS. Can we have confidence in him on this? No!”, President Akufo-Addo ongoing.
To John Mahama, he questioned “You have fought the No cost Senior Large College all this even though, what has transpired? What adjusted your head about the Free SHS? The Ghanaian folks should have to know, why have you modified your brain about the Totally free Senior Higher School plan. He is inconsistent and a flip-flop, a trait not noticed in Akufo-Addo.”
The President, consequently, asked residents of Western North to keep on to have have faith in and self esteem in him, introducing that “I will always be truthful to you, and function for the unity, development, prosperity, and development of our country.”
With the NPP owning only a few (3) seats out of the 9 (9) seats in the Western North Area, he was hopeful that the 2020 elections will see a adjust in fortunes for the NPP.
“I pray that large alterations occur this time all over for all of you to be portion of the elephant household. You will by no means regret getting a portion of the NPP. I urge you to vote Four Much more for Nana”, he stated and appealed to residents of the Bibiani to vote massively for the NPP’s parliamentary prospect, Alfred Obeng.