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Mahama doesn’t fear God, that is why he lies – Akufo-Addo

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says former President John Mahama has resorted to lies and outright fabrications because he does not fear God.

He wondered why the former President who vehemently opposed the free SHS policy could turn around and claim that he initiated it.

He said contrary to Mr Mahama’s alleged claims that Ghanaians have short memory, Ghanaians still remember everything about the free SHS programme and would teach him (Mr Mahama) a lesson at the polls on December 7.

President Akufo-Addo was speaking in an interview at Angel FM at the start of his three-day campaign tour of the Ashanti Region.

A large crowd of residents and party supporters clad in NPP paraphernalia who got wind of the President’s visit to the radio station massed up in front of the station which is at Abrepo Junction.

Surprise

President Akufo-Addo expressed surprise at the fact that the very person (Mr Mahama) who claimed that the free SHS was not good now wants to be recognised as the originator of the policy.

Collapse

He explained that there was every indication that the NDC campaign had collapsed and that was why he was resorting to outright lies and fabrications.

“I remember that in 2016, he described the Free SHS policy as a dangerous one and that Ghanaians should not allow Akufo-Addo to come and destroy our educational system and the country with this free education. He even claimed that there are a lot of Africans countries that tried the policy but not successful with it,” he said.

Results

He said former President Mahama and the NDC had realised that not only had the policy worked but the final results which was very good had vindicated its implementation.

Attitude

President Akufo-Addo said he was surprised that a section of the Ghanaian population that wanted the policy to fail and for that reason they prayed that the students would not fare well in their final examination because of partisan political gains.

“Can you believe that people have that kind of attitude towards the development of our country that a whole generation of our people should fail because of politics? We thank God that he did not allow that to happen.”

He expressed excitement that the outstanding performance of the first batch of the students had vindicated the policy, adding that with all its initial challenges, the result had shown that the policy was in the right direction.

Countries

President Akufo-Addo stated that countries that had made it to the developed stage could do so because they educated their people.

Narrating some of the reasons behind the establishment of the policy, the President said his parents could afford when he was going to school but he realised that some of his colleagues, some of whom might have been more brilliant than him could not make it to the secondary level because their parents could not afford.

He said America, the first country in the world to execute the free secondary education took that decision over century ago and the fruits had been enormous for them.

“You can imagine the change that will come to our social relations when every Ghanaian has at least secondary education. This will change so many things in the country”.

He said the NPP wanted to ensure that every Ghanaian child, irrespective of their social and economic status would have at least secondary education.

Embrace

He said he was happy that Mahama had also embraced the free SHS but expressed suspicion, noting that “I don’t know how genuine his embrace of the policy is. Someone who vehemently opposed the policy. I am a bit scared about that”.

Source : Graphic.com.gh

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Parliament Should Apologize to Ghanaians and Punish Offenders – Mr. Amankwaa Nathaniel

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Parliament Should Apologize to Ghanaians and Punish Offenders – Mr Amankwaa Nathaniel

The Founder and President of Citizen Watch Alliance (CiWA) and an Anti-Corruption campaigner, Mr. Amankwaa Nathaniel has charged Ghana Parliament to render apology to Ghanaians and punish Parliamentarians regarding the indiscipline and illegal incident that took place at the just ended electing of the speaker of the 8th Parliament.

According him, he was devastated to witness members of Parliament with Honorable titles kicking ballot box and snatching ballot papers on such a remarkable day where numerous people around the globe were witnessing what was happening in the country.

He mention that, what some Parliamentarians displayed that day doesn’t depict the Honorable titles given them.

He added that, the unpopular incident has soiled Ghana’s indelible reputation in democracy intentionally which the country has been proud of for decades.

He emphasized that, every Parliamentarian who breached Ghana’s constitution that day should be dealt with as an ordinary Ghanaian because some ordinary citizens have been jailed for doing what some of the Parliamentarians did.

He argued that, it will be very sad and promote selective justice if the Parliamentarians who misbehaved are left to go unpunished.

Mr. Amankwa Nathaniel
Founder and President
Citizen Watch Alliance (CiWA)
Tel: 0244372983

 

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Apoint Dr. I.Y Opoku as Deputy Agric Minister – Group pleads with President

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Apoint Dr. I.Y Opoku as Deputy Agric Minister – Group pleads with President

In the Ashanti Region, a pressure group in Offinso South Constituency, Intellectual Youth Patriots and Concerned Youth of Offinso South is appealing to the President of the republic of Ghana, His Excellency Nana Addo Danquah Akufo Addo to appoint Hon. Dr. I.Y Opoku the Member of Parliament for Offinso South Constituency among his ministers in his second term administration.

According to the group, Hon. Dr. I.Y Opoku has served remarkably well under the Ghana COCOBOD, having held some principal positions namely; CODAPEC (Cocoa Diseases and Pest Control), Black pod Co-ordinator, Executive Director under the seed Production Division, Managing Director under Quality Control Company Limited and as an Executive Director under the Cocoa Research Institute.

with all these knowledge he has acquired in the Agric sector, it’s indeed rightful for H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo to appoint him to serve at the Agric Ministry; the group pleaded.

” We do appeal with His Excellency to appoint our member of parliament at the Agric Ministry. We know Dr Osei Akoto heads the ministry so a Deputy ministerial position will be enough for Hon. Dr. I.Y Opoku because of his knowledge and his experience in the Agric sector.”

They emphasized that, his competency even before becoming a Member of Parliament depicts he can deliver if he is given the chance to perform.

Attached are some achievements and policies he started before the 2020 general elections.

 

INTELLECTUAL YOUTH PATRIOTS

OFFINSO SOUTH CONSTITUENCY

HON. DR. ISAAC YAW OPOKU OUGHT TO BE GIVEN A MINISTERIAL POSITION.

REASONS

SOME OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS AND PROPOSED POLICIES OF HON. DR.I Y OPOKU

  1. NATIONAL LEVEL
  2. National CODAPEC (Cocoa Disease and Pest Control) black pod coordinator.
  3. Executive Director: Seed production Division.
  4. Quality Control Company Ltd: Managing Director.
  5. Executive Director: Cocoa Research Institute.

 

    NOTE:

  • In the history of Ghana Cocoa Board, Dr. I Y Opoku and Dr. Adu Ampomah are the only

Directors who were given contracts after their active service.

  • Hon. Dr. I. Y. Opoku is very humble.
  • Hon. Dr. I. Y. Opoku is indefatigable when it comes to administration.
  • Hon. Dr. I. Y. Opoku is extremely selfless.
  • Hon. Dr. I. Y. Opoku is incorruptible.
  • Hon. Dr. I. Y. Opoku is a listening leader.
  • Hon. Dr. I. Y. Opoku’s main motive for entering politics is to transform Offinsoman and

leave a remarkable history for future politicians across the country.

 

  1. OFFINSO SOUTH (CONSTITUENCY LEVEL).

      ONGOING COCOA ROADS

  1. Bonsua Road (Kokote to Wawase): 24 and half Kilometer.
  2. Anyenasusu Camp to Abofour Kyebi Road.

 

COCOA ROADS CURRENTLY WITH CONTRACTORS

  1. 1. Abofour Kwapanyin to Asubore Road.
  2. Abofour Kyebi to Berekum Road.

 

 

  1. POTABLE WATER (PROMISED 12 BOLEHOLES DURING THE 2020 CAMPAIGN).

     COMPLETED (6)

  1. Samproso(1)        2.Abrokyire(1)         3.Awisem(1)        4.Asuboe(1)             5.Kwapanyin(2)

TO BE DELIVERED SOON (6)

  1. Adukro 2.Ampabame 3.Dome       4.Asamankama      5.Ayensua Fufuo.     6. Adiemmra

 

  1. EDUCATION (Delivered).

Uncountable bags of cement have been given to various schools within the constituency to support infrastructural projects.

 

  1. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES(Delivered).
  2. Three hundred and twenty seven (327) people from the constituency have been employed at

Ghana Cocoa Board. Note: This covers both permanent and contract.

  1. Security services: Immigration (1)         Police (5)          Prisons (2)           Fire Service(3).

The police and the fire service officials are currently at their various training centers.

  1. HOUSING (Proposed).

One hundred and fifty (150) building plots of land have been secured at Ayensua Fufuo for undertaking of real estate projects.

  1. COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (Proposed).

Two hundred plots of land have been secured at Abofour (near the market) for the undertaking of developmental projects.

  1. OFFINSOMAN DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION (Proposed).
  • MOTIVE: Undertaking of numerous developmental projects within the constituency.
  • KEY MEMBERS: Chiefs, Pastors, Imams and all other groups in the constituency who

believe in societal development.

  1. INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Proposed).

An ultra-modern I.C.T center will be instituted in the Constituency.

Motives

  1. To facilitate learning.
  2. Keeping of particulars of graduates for easy job search assistance.
  3. Keeping the particulars of polling station executives and other dedicated party sympathizers.

J.TRANSPARENCY IN COMMON FUND ISSUES (Proposed).

 

  1. PAYING MUCH ATTENTION TO THE WELFARE OF THE YOUTH (Proposed).
  2. BUILDING OF PARTY OFFICE (Proposed).

A plot of land has been secured at Adukro for the building of party office. Under this project,

offices will be available for all the constituency executives of the party.

  1. INSURANCE FOR DELIGATES (Proposed).

 

OFFICE OF THE STRATEGIC AFFAIRS OFFICER

INTELLECTUAL YOUTH PATRIOTS

OFFINSO SOUTH CONSTITUENCY

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There is a viral video sighted by Ghwired.com in which honorable Kennedy Agyapong was seen crying during an interview.

Many Ghanaians reacted to a picture of the lawmaker which trended on social media yesterday during the swearing in of mps and election of the speaker of parliament.

Kennedy Agyapong of all people was very quiet while resting his jaws in his hand. His reason for crying in this new video is not yet clear.

More soon….

 

Source: Ghwired.com

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