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The Critics of NPP's IMF Decision will Definitely be quiet because of this statement from Presidency

Following the government of Ghana's decision to seek international assistance from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the nation has be thrown into a state of debate with many criticizing the government for the move.

The Critics focus thier discussions on the conditionalities that comes with IMF support which could hamper jobs and other social interventions like the Free SHS.

However, the Presidency in a tweet has assured Ghanaians that the engagement with the IMF this time around will not impose any sanctions on jobs but will rather provide jobs for the people. The Presidency also assured that the fear of Ghanaians over the Free SHS should de discouraged because they IMF will not impose any sanctions against it's smooth running.

The statement added that the support from the IMF will help ease government pressure from the Russia-Ukraine crisis and the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The tweet from the Presidency noted "Government has assured Ghanaians that its negotiations with the IMF will be in the best interest of Ghanaians which will ensure that people get jobs, and reliefs from the pressures from the Russia-Ukraine war and COVID-19."

In another statement this morning, the Presidency noted that Government assures Ghanaians that #FreeSHS and other important flagship programmes would not be canceled despite the state’s application for IMF support."

This assurance contradict the views that IMF support may come with conditions that will hinder new employment in the government sector.

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