I will fulfil all my campaign promises – President

Asankragua (WR) – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has pledged his commitment to fulfil all campaign promises made during the December 2016 elections.

“I have only spent less than two years in office but I have demonstrated that I did not give vague promises. You are a living witness to that”, he added.

The President was addressing a durbar of Chiefs and people at Asankra Breman, in the Western Region during the day two of his working visit to the Region.

They told you that Free SHS was a lie. They said I could not restore teacher trainee and nursing trainee allowances. They said the revival of the National Health Insurance Scheme was also impossible, Nananom, right before your very eyes, and in the eyes of all Ghanaians, I am fulfilling these promises one after the other. Before the end of my tenure in office, I would have fulfilled all of the promises I made to you”, the President stressed.

On free SHS programme, the President indicated that by September 2019, it would cover all students in senior high schools across the country.

Free SHS is now a reality. In September this year, the Free SHS policy will cover new entrants, in addition to those who will then be in SHS 2″.

The agriculture sector, the President said would continue to see tremendous growth under his administration through various interventions by the government and development partners.

“By fulfilling all promises, Ghanaians will know that I am an honest person who did not deceive them in order to win their votes in 2016 general elections.

Nana Akufo-Addo said working on bad roads in the Western Region, was a promise and had therefore come to make it happen.

“As you may know, the majority of the country’s resources are from this Region and that is why in the 2017/2018 budget, amongst others, the Kojina-Chirano road was given attention”.

He said the 30 kilometre Asankragwaa-Fordjokrom road, would be fixed and funds have been allotted for this all important road”.

Source: Ghana News Agency

I will fulfil all my campaign promises – President

Asankragua (WR) – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has pledged his commitment to fulfil all campaign promises made during the December 2016 elections.

“I have only spent less than two years in office but I have demonstrated that I did not give vague promises. You are a living witness to that”, he added.

The President was addressing a durbar of Chiefs and people at Asankra Breman, in the Western Region during the day two of his working visit to the Region.

They told you that Free SHS was a lie. They said I could not restore teacher trainee and nursing trainee allowances. They said the revival of the National Health Insurance Scheme was also impossible, Nananom, right before your very eyes, and in the eyes of all Ghanaians, I am fulfilling these promises one after the other. Before the end of my tenure in office, I would have fulfilled all of the promises I made to you”, the President stressed.

On free SHS programme, the President indicated that by September 2019, it would cover all students in senior high schools across the country.

Free SHS is now a reality. In September this year, the Free SHS policy will cover new entrants, in addition to those who will then be in SHS 2″.

The agriculture sector, the President said would continue to see tremendous growth under his administration through various interventions by the government and development partners.

“By fulfilling all promises, Ghanaians will know that I am an honest person who did not deceive them in order to win their votes in 2016 general elections.

Nana Akufo-Addo said working on bad roads in the Western Region, was a promise and had therefore come to make it happen.

“As you may know, the majority of the country’s resources are from this Region and that is why in the 2017/2018 budget, amongst others, the Kojina-Chirano road was given attention”.

He said the 30 kilometre Asankragwaa-Fordjokrom road, would be fixed and funds have been allotted for this all important road”.

Source: Ghana News Agency

Government augment efforts to streamline small scale mining activities

Tarkwa (W/R)- The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says, government is making sprouting efforts to streamline activities of small scale miners.

He said the current ban on all forms of small scale mining in the country was to bring sanity into the artisanal gold mining sector.

Nana Akufo-Addo made this known at the Gold Fields Junior staff club house in Tarkwa , when he addressed traditional rulers and elders of Mpohor, Wassa East, Amenfi Central, Tarkwa Nsueam, Prestea Huni/Valley, Amenfi East, heads of department and assembly members as part of his three-day tour to the Western Region.

The President indicated that the Brim and Ankobra rivers that they used to drink from when they were children have been heavily polluted as a result of illegal mining activities.

He said the future of the country was being threatened and the government has no alternative than to act swiftly to halt the destruction of the farm lands, water bodies and forest reserves in and around mining communities.

“I am not going to say, there will not be small scale mining, which is impossible, mining has been part of our history and the economy of our country” he pointed out.

Nana Akufo-Addo emphasised that the government intends to institute proper regulations that would not only help protect the environment, but would also ensure that small scale mining would be monitored and done in a responsible manner.

He in this regard, called on all small scale miners to be patient as the government work hard to lift the ban.

Source: Ghana News Agency

Government augment efforts to streamline small scale mining activities

Tarkwa (W/R)- The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says, government is making sprouting efforts to streamline activities of small scale miners.

He said the current ban on all forms of small scale mining in the country was to bring sanity into the artisanal gold mining sector.

Nana Akufo-Addo made this known at the Gold Fields Junior staff club house in Tarkwa , when he addressed traditional rulers and elders of Mpohor, Wassa East, Amenfi Central, Tarkwa Nsueam, Prestea Huni/Valley, Amenfi East, heads of department and assembly members as part of his three-day tour to the Western Region.

The President indicated that the Brim and Ankobra rivers that they used to drink from when they were children have been heavily polluted as a result of illegal mining activities.

He said the future of the country was being threatened and the government has no alternative than to act swiftly to halt the destruction of the farm lands, water bodies and forest reserves in and around mining communities.

“I am not going to say, there will not be small scale mining, which is impossible, mining has been part of our history and the economy of our country” he pointed out.

Nana Akufo-Addo emphasised that the government intends to institute proper regulations that would not only help protect the environment, but would also ensure that small scale mining would be monitored and done in a responsible manner.

He in this regard, called on all small scale miners to be patient as the government work hard to lift the ban.

Source: Ghana News Agency

Modern Star bids farewell to students

Tamale- Modern Star Integrated School, Tamale has held a ceremony to bid farewell to its pupils and students, who successfully completed the just ended Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) and West Africa Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE).

In all, 19 pupils and 19 students forming the first batch of products of Modern Star Integrated School, Tamale, who took part in the BECE and WASSCE, graduated.

The ceremony was also to inaugurate the alumni association of the Modern Star Integrated School, Tamale to keep track of the school’s products as they climbed the academic ladder.

Mrs Patience Kpiniong, Administrator of Modern Star Integrated School, Tamale, who spoke during the ceremony at the school’s premises at Datoyili, a suburb of Tamale, on Saturday, advised the graduands to be assertive, and abide by the core values learnt in school to become better future leaders.

Mrs Kpiniong spoke about the school’s infrastructure saying it had ultramodern boarding facilities, computer laboratory, well-furnished library, a school bus, and well-trained teachers as well as competent administration to enhance teaching and learning.

She said the school offered quality education service from primary through to senior high school level as well as technical education in fashion and designing, and electronic studies.

She appealed to the Ghana Education Service to support private schools as they played major roles in ensuring access to quality education in the country.

Mr Clement Muroh, Headmaster of Modern Star Integrated School, Tamale was optimistic that the products of the school would perform creditably in the just ended BECE and WASSCE because they received best tuition from well-trained and experienced teachers.

Source: Ghana News Agency