Our Government Has Achieved A Lot – Bawumia

Our Government Has Achieved A Lot – Bawumia
Dr.Mahamudu Bawumia

 

 

The Vice President, Mahamudu Bawumia, says despite the ongoing global economic crisis, which has also had a devastating effect on the Ghanaian economy in the past two and half years, the NPP government has chalked many remarkable successes in many sectors. Speaking at the Centenary Anniversary launch of the Accra Senior

 

High School, Dr. Bawumia admitted that the economic challenges the country is currently facing is a combined effects of the covid-19 pandemic, the war in the Ukraine among other factors. Inspite of all these challenges, the NPP government, Mahamudu Bawumia noted, has made remarkable strides in many sectors, which are making

 

 

significant impacts. Inspite of the economic challenges, which is as a result of factors including covid-19 and the Russia-Ukraine war, many people turn to forget the many good things our government has done, which are making significant impact, Dr. Bawumia said. We have achieve many significant things, which are first in the history of

 

 

our country, he added. The Vice President, then listed a number of the policies and intervention the government has also successfully achieved in different sectors since assuming office in 2017. On education, Dr. Bawumia said the governemnt recognises the significance of an educated population, and its continuous investment in

 

 

the sector, especially Free SHS, inspite of the challenges, is making significant impact in many homes. So far so good, the Free SHS and the Free TVET are benefitting tens and thousands of many Ghanaian young children and alleviating the burdens of families, Dr. Bawumia said. As a result of Free SHS, more girls have enrolled and

 

 

there is now significant gender parity in the enrollment of Free SHS. Mahamudu Bawumia also listed a number of infrastructure projects by the government, including expansion of infrastructure in the education and road sectors. On the policies and interventions, Dr. Bawumia stressed that inspite of the challenges, government has

 

 

rolled out a number of them, which he said, are first in the history of our country. They included: government’s free water and electricity to Ghanaians during the peak of the covid-19 pandemic, establishment of over 100 factories under 1D1F, delivery of essential medical supplies to remote areas through drones, NHIS covering

 

 

cost of children with cancer, investment and focus on digitization, which have ensured the issuance of the Ghanacard to over 16 million Ghanaians, mobile money interoperability, e-pharmacy, expansion of Ghanaians with tax identification numbers from 4% to over 80%, as well as digitization of government services such as the

 

 

DVLA, passports, paperless system at the ports, among many others. While assuring of government’s resolve to turn things around and make life easier for Ghanaians, Dr. Bawumia also urged all to rally behind government, as it delivers on its core mandate of preparing the country’s future leaders for a prosperous Ghana.