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53 Achievements of President Akufo Addo So Far

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Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has detailed the successes of the Akufo-Addo-led New Patriotic Party (NPP) government since it took over the affairs of the country two years ago.

List of Achievements Below:

Delivered over 676 vehicles, procured 3 helicopters and other equipment to the Ghana police service

> Procured 307 new ambulances for the ambulance service> Retooled the Ghana Armed forces with new vehicles, ammunition and tools

> Employed a total of 64,770 workers into the health service

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> Employed a total of 66,357 teaching and non-teaching staff into GES between 2017-2019

> A total of 181 projects spread across 112 districts at various stages of completion under 1D1F

> Improved agricultural sector by *providing 215 tractors, 231 farm implements, 141 maize shellers, 25 multi-crop threshers, 68 planters and other machinery amounting to a total of $33m in support of Agric mechanization> Construction of 5 interchanges including Pokuase, tamale, Sekondi, Tema and Obetsebi Lamptey (Abossey Okai)

> 83,000 Ghanaians have been recruited under the Forest Plantation Programme to help restore our environment;

> 200 dams have been completed, and an additional 360 are dams under construction; under the 1V1D initiative

> 50 prefabricated grain warehouses have been constructed to reduce post-harvest losses; and

> 50 rural markets are under construction to enhance trade within our local assemblies.

  • We promised Free SHS to reduce the hardship on parents and we have delivered.
  • We promised to restore teacher training allowances to reduce the hardship on teacher trainees and we have delivered.
  • We promised to restore nursing training allowances to reduce the hardship on nursing trainees and we have delivered.
  • We promised to establish a Zongo Development Fund and we have delivered.
  • We promised a renewed focus on agriculture through the Planting For Food and Jobs program and we have delivered.
  • We promised to issue National ID Cards and we are delivering.
  • We promised to implement a National Property Digital Address System and we have delivered.
  • We promised to digitize the clearance of goods at the ports through paperless ports and we have delivered.
  • We promised to establish three Development Authorities (Northern, Middle Belt, and Coastal) and we have delivered.
  • We promised a One District One Factory program and we are delivering.
  • We promised a One Village One Dam program and we are delivering.
  • We promised a One District One Warehouse program and we are delivering.
  • We promised to implement a Nation Builders Corps- NABCO program to reduce the hardships on the graduate unemployed and we have delivered
  • We promised to implement a National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program- NEIP to provide support and reduce hardships of entrepreneurs and we have delivered
  • We promised to rehabilitate VALCO to resume operations and we have delivered.
  • We promised to leverage our natural resources to obtain a $2 billion innovative infrastructure financing arrangement with *Sinohydro* and we have delivered.
  • We promised to establish integrated bauxite and aluminium industry and we are delivering
  • We promised to implement mobile money interoperability and we have delivered.
  • We promised to reduce electricity prices and we have delivered.
  • We promised to reduce the hardship in obtaining a drivers license and we have delivered.
  • We promised to reduce the hardship in obtaining a passport and we have delivered
  • We promised to reduce the hardships in renewing the national health insurance and we have delivered.
  • We promised to establish an Office of the Special Prosecutor on Corruption and we have delivered.
  • We promised to revive Ghana’s railways and we are on course.
  • We promised a transparent allocation of Ghana’s oil blocs and we have delivered.
  • We promised to reverse the trend of declining economic growth and we have delivered.
  • We promised to restore discipline in the management of our public finances* and we have delivered with *lower fiscal deficits.
  • We promised to pass a fiscal Responsibility Act and we have delivered.
  • We promised to establish a Fiscal Council and we have delivered.
  • We promised to Establish a Financial Stability Council and we have delivered
  • We promised to reduce inflation to single digits and we have delivered.
  • We promised to reduce interest rates and we are delivering.
  • We promised to keep our exchange rate relatively stable even in the midst of global volatilities and we have delivered.
  • We promised to reverse Ghana’s trade position with the rest of the world from deficit to surplus and we have delivered.
  • We promised to reduce taxes and we reduced and abolished 17 different taxes in two years. We have delivered.
  • We promised to revive the NHIS and we have cleared the GHC1.2 billion arrears inherited under the NHIS.* The NHIS is working again. We have delivered.
  • We promised to move away from a predominance of sole sourcing to tendering in procurement and we have delivered.
  • We promised to bring about a change from destructive galamsey activities to a more regulated small scale mining activities and we have delivered. Says by the NPP
  • We promised to reduce the hardships of the disabled and increase the share of the DACF to persons with disabilities by 50%. We have delivered.
  • We promised to double the Capitation Grant* and we have delivered

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