Government claims the e-levy tax is its very last avenue to raise funds to cushion the country’s economy. Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta even goes on to tell Ghanaians that if government is to complete with its promises like the provision of 125 hospitals in all districts of the country; to complete the One District; One Factory promise and if it could possibly, complete the Year of Roads agenda all hinge on a successful e-levy tax regime.
President Akufo Addo had always argued that the Western Region deserves better. In fact, his “Year of Roads” agenda was mainly influenced by his experience of the deplorable state of road infrastructure in the region during the 2016 election. His solemn pledge to the chiefs and people of the Western Region, especially Ghana’s biggest mining community Tarkwa, was to transform into a deserving state befitting of a region that contributes significantly to the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and wealth.
The famous Ghanaian broadcaster, Afia Pokuwaa popularly known as Vim lady, has been attacked by netizens on Facebook, specifically NPP sympathizers for making “unfactual” statement about the administration of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
The president of the republic of Ghana have assumed office since 2016 and have done well according to his own marking. The president and his vice president have said countless times that, they have done well in terms of managing the country. The president have tagged this year, 2020 as the year of roads. This simply means that, the president of the republic is committed to raising the standard of our transport system in the country. Now, the works of the president is begining to give him marks. This time
1.Akufo-Addo can’t achieve ‘Year of Roads’ promise due to lack of funds – Contractors Road contractors say the government cannot achieve its ‘Year of Roads’ project due to the obstinate attitude of the Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, in releasing funds for road projects across the country. Despite the President declaring the year 2020 as “Year of Roads”, the contractors say the Finance Minister has been adamant in releasing funds for such road infrastructure. At his last Media Encounter
The new patriotic party has been on the move to secure another 4 year term to lead the country. The government of Ghana has declared 2020 as a year of roads and it seems works are on going to assimilate the tag of the year. Many roads across the country have been seen to have a face lift as election is fast approaching. However, majority of Ghanaian have said that, the said attempt of the government is to secure more votes and also deceive the Ghanaian into voting for them. The major opposition party, the National
[Minister Of Roads And High Ways] As each day passes in the second term of the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo Addo, the rate of disappointment also increases. Several interviews and conversation made with Ghanaians reveals that they have lose hope in the Akuffo Addo led administration as economic hardship, scandals amongst others have been the other of the day.
His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana and commander in chief of the armed forces was ushered government in 2017 by massive deficit of roads and infrastructure network. The main problem of ordinary Ghanaian was the inaccessibility to quality road networks. The Ashanti Region which is the "world bank" of the incumbent government lacked asphalt roads. The media, citizens, chiefs and residents of the Greater Kumasi and it's environs launched a spirited fight against the government. Notable of th
Ghanaian renowned Economist and former Director General of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) has debunks government’s “Year of Roads” agenda.
As promised by President Nana Akufo-Addo that 2020 is the "Year of Roads" he has continued to fulfill that promise, despite the great impact by the novel coronavirus. Many people thought that, due to the huge impact of COVID-19 to great economic countries in the world and Ghana, it will prevent president Nana Akufo-Addo from fulfilling his promise as making 2020 the "Year of Roads". Nevertheless, Nana Akufo-Addo has continued to execute most of the road projects in Ghana. Indeed, at a point in time, Ghanaians
One of the strong messages the New Patriotic Party, NPP is sending to Ghanaians to be voted for to win this year's election is the promise of "Year of Roads", but the NDC seems to be proving it wrong describing it as a scam. Some drivers on the Kumawu road has also raised concerns about the poor nature of roads in their area. The former Managing Director of Bulk Oil Storage and Transport(BOST) and Tema Oil Refinery(TOR), Kwame Awuah-Darko has used the Kumasi road recently and has also loud out his concern, proving
Residents of Botoku, Trukpe and Tsoxor communities in the North Dayi District of the Volta region in Ghana will soon have a smooth access to good roads linking them to urban areas when an ongoing 13 kilometres Government of Ghana (GoG) funded road project in the area is fully completed. The road linking the three fishing and farming communities to the District capital, Anfoe and other urban areas in the region including Kpando and Ho-Vakpo highway is been in a poor shape over the years until works had begun
This year was tagged "Year of Roads" but check out these roads and you will chock what I discovered.
Accord to the NPP government; lead by Nana Akufo Addo, this year 2020 is a year of road . But a tour to few places in the country showed some interesting pictures. The first set of pictures were taken from the environs of Abokobi in Accra. And take a closer look This picture was taken today when I visited the station. And the rest were taken from a moving vehicle to Abokobi station. Speaking to some residence in the area, this is what they had to say. The road for the past six years has moved from grace to grass.
President Nana Akufo-Addo was affirmed as the king of promise keeper. Indeed, he has managed to secure that name. In 2019, the President made a proclamation that, 2020 will be a "Year of Roads", this met a lot critics from NDC and many other Ghanaians. Indeed, as we never expected any wold crises, COVID-19 appeared to struck us heavily than we ever expected. In fact, most giant economic countries could not stand the negative effects of COVID-19 on their progress. Even with this situation, the government of Ghana,
The Year of Roads was first announced in Parliament by Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Attah in 2019 final budget statement. President Nana Akufo-Addo tagged this year as a Year of Roads and has embarked on cutting sod for rehabilitation of existing dilapidated roads and construction of new roads. However it has been alleged that, the construction of these roads are done mostly in strongholds of New Patriotic Party (NPP). These regions are Ashanti and Eastern Region. Dr Zenator Agyeman-Rawlings is a Member of Parliament
"The year of roads" is a promise Nana Akufo-Addo has kept especially in Accra" - A Plus According to the New Patriotic Party, the budget for this specific year was tagged "Year of Roads", more of the roads has been constructed , others are also in the process of construction. Kwame A Plus, a government critic and also founder and leader of "The People's Party" has shown gratitude to the president of Ghana and his administration for promising and fulfilling as well, this information was sighted on his social