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Don’t compare your ‘chalewote’ performance to our ‘boot’ action – Bawumia mocks NDC

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has enumerated 87 achievements of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government since it took power in 2017 indicating that their main political opponents, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) are envious of these achievements.

“When it comes to the performance of our government in the first term of office compared with the first term of office of the NDC (2009-2012) it is a clear case of “Boot for Charlie Wote!” he said amidst a loud applause from the crowd

Speaking at NPP National Youth Conference, Health Walk and Rally held last week in Tamale, he noted that the 87 areas in which the NPP has performed better represent only a part of the achievements of the three-year old administration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

“The Government of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has been in office for just about three years. Even though there is still a lot to do,” he contends that, “any objective assessment will of the administration of our performance over the last three years will agree that we have performed much better than the situation we inherited at the beginning of 2017,” he stated.

“I want to mention 87 specific areas where we have performed better. That’s not all, but I want to mention just 87 for the sake of time,” he proclaimed to the cheering crowd.

Here is a list some of the 87 areas in which he argues the NPP has done much better:

GDP growth, agricultural growth, industrial growth, managing inflation, creation of jobs, the financial sector cleanup, creation of new regions, increase in the number of scholarships awarded among others.

1. When it comes to GDP growth, we have performed better

2. Agricultural growth – we have performed better

3. Industry growth – we have performed better

4. Inflation – we have performed better

5. Interest rates – we have performed better

6. Exchange rate depreciation- we have performed better

7. Fiscal Deficit – we have performed better

8. Rate of debt accumulation – we have performed better

9. Trade Balance – we have performed better

10. Current Account Balance- we have performed better

11. Gross International Reserves – we have performed better

12. Ghana’s sovereign credit rating – we have performed better

13. Creation of Jobs – we have performed better

1. Teacher Trainees Allowances – we have performed better

15. Nursing Trainees Allowances- we have performed better

16. Passport Application – we have performed better

17. Drivers License Application- we have performed better

18. Renewal of NHIS membership – we have performed better

19. Dumsor – we have performed better

20. Cost of electricity – we have performed better

21. Reducing Import Duties- we have performed better

22. Abolishing VAT on financial services – we have performed better;

23. Abolishing VAT on selected imported medicines – we have performed better;

24. Abolishing VAT on Real Estate Sales – we have performed better;

25. Abolishing VAT on domestic airline tickets – we have performed better;

26. Abolishing taxation of gains from the realisation of securities listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange – we have performed better;

27. Abolishing levies imposed on Kayayei – we have performed better;

28. Efficiency of clearing goods at the ports – we have performed better

29. Resourcing the institutions that fight corruption – we have performed better

30. Right to Information Act- we have performed better

31. Development in our Zongo communities – we have performed better

32. National ID Cards- we have performed better

33. Mobile Money Payment Interoperability – we have performed better

34. One district one factory – we have performed better

35. One Village One dam – we have performed better

36. One constituency one ambulance – we have performed better

37. National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Progam (NEIP) – we have performed better

38. Digital Address System – we have performed better

39. Implementing the Nation Builders Corps – We have performed better

40. Securing higher global prices for cocoa farmers – we have performed better

41. Cleaning up the mess in the financial sector and saving the deposits of millions of depositors – we have performed better

42. Foreign Direct Investment – we have performed better

43. Successfully exiting the IMF program – we have performed better

44. Increasing the capitation grant – we have performed better ;

45. Equipping the security services – we have performed better

46. Introducing a nation-wide emergency 112 number for the police, fire and ambulance services – we have performed better;

47. Introducing a new basic curriculum from kindergarten to primary six with a focus on reading, writing, arithmetic and creativity (the 4Rs) – we have performed better;

48. Absorbing the cost of WASSCE registration fees for students – we have performed better; –

49. Absorbing the fees for postgraduate medical training – we have performed better

50. Restoring research allowances in tertiary institutions – we have performed better

51. Introducing drones to deliver medical supplies and save lives – we have performed better;

52. Paying NHIS arrears that we inherited – we have performed better;

53. Paying the outstanding contributions to pension funds that we inherited – we have performed better;

54. Paying arrears to road contractors that we inherited – we have performed better;

55. constructing youth resource sports complexes across the country – we have performed better;

56. Relieving the pain of sickle cell sufferers through access to hydroxyurea – we have performed better;

57. Increasing the share of the DACF to persons with disabilities by 50% – we have performed better;

58. Employing persons with disabilities to man 50% of all our toll booths – we have performed better;

59. Providing a government adult shelter to support victims of human trafficking – we have performed better

60. Connecting rural communities to the telephone network in the last 3 years – we have performed better;

61. Increasing daily peacekeeping allowances for military from $31 to $35 per day – we have performed better;

62. Increasing daily allowances for police on mission from $30 to $35 – we have performed better

63. Establishing the Students Entrepreneurship Initiative (SEI) to inculcate the spirit of entrepreneurship in students – we have performed better;

64. Having transparency in the allocation of oil blocs – we have performed better;

65. Creation of new regions – we have performed better;

66. Bringing peace to Dagbon chieftaincy dispute- we have performed better;

67. Providing infrastructure to poor and deprived communities in every constituency- we have performed better.;

68. “One District One Warehouse Initiative.” – we have performed better;

69. Improving the conditions for prisoners – we have performed better

70. Protecting our water bodies against illegal mining – we have performed better ;

71. Going paperless in our hospitals- we have performed better;

72. Online business registration at the Registrar Generals Department – we have performed better;

73. Digitizing our courts through an e-justice program – we have performed better;

74. Establishing a Ghana Commodities Exchange – we have performed better;

75. Taking measures to establish an integrated Bauxite and Aluminium Industry – we have performed better;

76. Reducing flooding from the Bagre dam through the dredging of rivers like Nasia, Sisili – we have performed better

77. Discovering oil – we have performed better;

78. Revival of our Railways – we have performed better;

79. Starting the construction of 10 fish landing along the coast from Keta to Axim -we have performed better;

80. Award of Scholarships to students– we have performed better;

81. Revival of Anglo-gold Ashanti, and putting more people to work – we have performed better;

82. Reviving Ghanapost – we have performed better

83. Reviving the Ghana Publishing Company – we have performed better

84. Launching a comprehensive Building Code for Ghana for the first time- we have performed better;

85. Administering the performance of the annual hajj pilgrimage – we have performed better

86. Expansion of institutions, facilities and equipment for TVET – we have performed better

87. Implementing Free senior high school education- we have performed better

“When it comes to the performance of our government in our first term of office compared with the performance of the NDC, it is clear that: We have Performed Better!!!

 

Source: mynewsgh.com

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