PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO COMMENDS MILITARY FOR EXEMPLARY COVID-19 FIGHT; COMMISSIONS HOUSING APARTMENTS

PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO COMMENDS MILITARY FOR EXEMPLARY COVID-19 FIGHT; COMMISSIONS HOUSING APARTMENTS. The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 12th May, 2020, commissioned the ‘New Douala Barracks’ at Burma Camp in Accra, whose construction commenced in 2017, as part of the Barracks Regeneration Project. It will be recalled that upon his assumption of office, and in the Asempa Budget, President Akufo-Addo announced the institution of the ‘Barracks Regeneration Project’, to address the accommodation challenges of the Armed Forces, and, thereby, ease the discomfort that troops and their…

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO NAMED “CHAMPION OF THE AFRICAN UNION FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

The 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Governments of the African Union has appointed President Akufo-Addo as “Champion of the African Union Financial Institutions.” The decision of the Assembly was made on Monday, 10th February, 2020, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, by the Chairperson of the AU, His Excellency Cyril Ramaphosa, President of the Republic of South Africa. The creation of African Union Financial Institutions is one of the flagship projects of Agenda 2063, aiming at accelerating integration and socio-economic development of the continent. The agreed…

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December 17 Referendum aborted

President Akufo-Addo has announced the withdrawal of the December 17 Referendum. “It is with deep regrets that I have given instructions to the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development who will spear this process on behalf of government with commendable vigour and dynamism to abort the process and seek the withdrawal of the Bills for the amendment of the constitution both in respect of Article 243(1) and Article 55(3),” President Akufo-Addo announced in a broadcast to the nation, Sunday night. This is to allow time for further consultations with key…

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PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO CUTS THE SOD FOR $993 MILLION PWALUGU DAM AND IRRIGATION PROJECT (PHOTOS)

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has cut the sod for the construction of the Pwalugu Multipurpose Dam and Irrigation Project. The project, according to President Akufo-Addo, “will be the single, largest investment ever made by any Government in the Northern sector of the country”, and is in fulfillment of a pledge he made to the Ghanaian people on 21st February, when he delivered the Message on the State of the Nation. Cutting the sod for the construction on Friday, 29th November, 2019, the President stated that…

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President Akufo-Addo Returns To Accra After 42 Stops In 8 Days Across 3 Regions

President Akufo-Addo returned to Accra to continue work after an 8-day tour of 3 regions covering 42 main stops. That brings to 14 the number of regions visited so far. The President’s tour in the Bono, Ashanti and Eastern Regions afforded him an opportunity to witness at first-hand the progress of work in these regions on his administration’s flagship programs. Addressing Journalists in Accra, Minister for Information Kojo Oppong Nkrumah said the tour also afforded President Akufo-Addo an opportunity to hear directly from citizens, interest groups and traditional rulers who…

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BONO REGION CHIEFS COMMEND PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO FOR FREE SHS, RESTORATION OF TRAINEE ALLOWANCES

The Chiefs and Queen Mothers of the newly created Bono Region have commended the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the implementation of the Free Senior High School Policy, and the restoration of the teacher trainee and nursing trainee allowances. Speaking on behalf of the Chiefs of the Region, Nana Bofo Bene IV, who is the Dwenemhene, and also Vice President of the Bono Region House of Chiefs, applauded President Akufo-Addo for his passion for education. “Others said it was impossible. You, President Akufo-Addo, on the other…

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“I DON’T CLEAR ACCUSED PERSONS; RECOMMENDATIONS FROM INSTITUTIONS DO” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

“It is not my job to clear or convict any person accused of wrongdoing, or of engaging in acts of corruption. My job is to act on allegations of corruption by referring the issue or issues to the proper investigative agencies for the relevant enquiry and necessary action. That is exactly what has been done since I assumed the mantle of leadership on 7th January, 2017. If an appointee is cleared of any wrongdoing, the evidence adduced and recommendations made by these agencies, after the investigations are concluded, are what…

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“EXPECT GHANA’S FIRST TOYOTA-ASSEMBLED VEHICLE BY AUGUST 2020” – TOYOTA CEO TO PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

The President and Chief Executive Officer of Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Ichiro Kashitani, has assured the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, to expect the first Toyota vehicle to be assembled in Ghana to be outdoored by August 2020. Thanking the government of President Akufo-Addo for its help and support towards the realization of this project, Mr. Ichiro Kashitani stated that “we consider the project of the assembly plant a marriage. It lasts for life, and it is a long-term project.” The President and CEO of Toyota Tsusho made…

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President Akufo-Addo commissions U/W Regional Hospital

President Nana Akufo-Addo has commissioned the $52million Upper West Regional Hospital on day two of his tour of the region. The unveiling of the 160-bed facility took place on Sunday, August 18. The Upper West Regional Hospital is part of the “Ghana Hospital Project” awarded by the Government of Ghana, in 2008, and executed by Euroget De-Invest S.A of Egypt. The Project involves the design, construction and equipping of one (1) Military Hospital, two (2) Regional Hospitals, and six (6) District Hospitals in Ghana, at a project cost of US$ 339million. The Government of ex-president…

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