Gov’t spent GH¢27bn on Social Interventions – Bawumia

Gov’t spent GH¢27bn on Social Interventions – Bawumia

The Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has stated the President Nana Addo

Dankwa Akufo-Addo-led authorities has to date spent GH¢27 billion on its foremost

coverage interventions.

He named a number of the interventions as the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO), free

SHS, the restoration of nursing and teacher trainee allowances and free water and

strength supply.

Dr Bawumia stated this whilst he addressed a assembly with instructors and
artisans at Mataheko withinside the Ablekuma Central municipality yesterday. 

The Vice-President, who started a 4-day running excursion of the Greater Accra

Region yesterday, was accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional

Integration, Ms Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey; a Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways,

Mr Anthony Abeifa Karbo; the Nasara Coordinator of the New Patriotic Party (NPP),

Mr Aziz Haruna Futa, and a few country wide and local celebration executives.

Dr Bawumia stated while former President John Mahama couldn’t pay the GH¢70

million education allowances for instructors and nurses, the NPP authorities was

capable of spend GH¢27 billion as it had constructed a stable financial system from

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the vulnerable one it inherited from the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

While calling on instructors to maintain to aid and provide the authorities 4
more years to roll out greater well-thought-via regulations, he stated the
authorities had made training a prime cognizance of its management due to
the fact the opportunity of mass illiteracy might be greater expensive to the financial system.

To that end, he stated, the authorities cancelled application payments for tertiary

college students and additionally multiplied scholarships by 70 per cent. 

He hinted that the authorities additionally had plans to cushion personal colleges

which had been hit difficult by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

ICT lab

Prior to assembly the instructors, Vice-President Bawumia had inaugurated a newly

built facts and communications technology (ICT) laboratory and a library built by the

Member of Parliament (MP) for Ablekuma Central, Mr Ebenezer Nartey, on the

Abossey Okai Basic School.Dr Bawumia additionally addressed the chiefs and the

people of Sukura in Ablekuma Central.

Durbar  Before touring the Ablekuma Central Constituency, Dr Bawumia had

addressed a durbar of the chiefs and the human beings at Ngleshie Amanfro and

Tuba in the Ga South municipality, for the duration of which he confident Ghanaians


that the 5 years of frequent power outages (dumsor) below the preceding

management might now no longer recur below the management of President


As a corporation leader, he stated, the President was focused and, therefore,
wanted 4 more years to maintain the development made to date to boost up
the improvement of the country. 

Explaining the authorities’s regulations to the people, he stated in a bid to maintain

the free SHS policy for college kids to development to the tertiary level, the

authorities might offer guarantor-free loans for certified university students to finance

their training, which they might pay again later, saying that all they had to get entry

to the loans were their national identification (ID) cards. 

He additionally stated there might be a national rent allowance scheme to aid

households to hire homes in the form of loans which they might pay again later with


Coupled with those regulations, the Vice-President stated, will be the national

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transport recapitalisation scheme to make it simpler for automobile acquisition,

mainly for business shipping owners.


The aspiring MP for Bortianor Ngleshie Amanfro, Mr Sylvester Tetteh, called on the

people to vote for him and President Akufo-Addo to maintain with improvement in the

area, announcing so far 1,500 youth in the constituency have been enrolled onto NABCO. 

He stated 800 of them had been into youth in afforestation, whilst a hundred and fifty

had additionally benefited from government scholarships. 

The Chief of Ngleshie Amanfro, Nii Kwashie Gborlor IV, appealed to the authorities to

facilitate the development of a proposed circuit courtroom docket and a network centre for the area. 

He stated the NPP authorities had accomplished a lot, with the icing being the free SHS policy.

Nii Gborlor requested the authorities to interfere to solve the executive boundary disputes among Ngleshie Amanfro and its neighbouring communities. 

Dr Bawumia additionally inspected the development of an Astroturf at Tuba and

delivered the aspiring NPP MP, Mr Tetteh, to the people.

Gov’t spent GH¢27bn on Social Interventions – Bawumia


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