GHANAIANS TO SEE HAPPIER TIMES 15 November, 2017

16-11-2017


Hon. Ken Ofori Attah

The Minister for Finance, Hon. Ken Ofori Attah, has assured Ghanaians that better days are awaiting them in 2018 as government’s prudent fiscal policies continues to make an upward journey towards the goals it has mapped out in its manifesto. With the theme “Putting Ghana back to work” Hon. Ofori Attah said government has fulfilled its campaign promises to Ghanaians. The finance minister also stated that government intends to carry out other plans as spelt out in the 2018 budget.

 

Touching on several pertinent issues bothering the minds of Ghanaians, the minister said government was concerned about the tax burden of the people and enumerated several tax and tariff reliefs. The minister assured the House that in 2018, one hundred thousand jobs would be created for the numerous graduates who were pining for jobs, some of them, for years now. The office for this would be known as Nation Builders Corps.

 

Developments in the energy sector, roads, water and sanitation health education would be pursued with enthusiasm while keener eyes would be placed on transparency in public procurement. Corrupt officials would be brought to book especially with the passing of the Special Prosecutor’s Bill.



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