President Nana Addo Dankwa
Akufo-Addo, has stated, for the avoidance of doubt, that the use of drones to supply essential and lifesaving medical supplies will not be borne by the taxpayer.
“This programme is NOT going to be run on the public budget. Corporate Social Responsibility contributions from private sector players will pay for the service. I prefer drones flying to deliver essential medicines to our people than an investment in guinea fowls that allegedly fly off to Burkina Faso without any trace,” President Akufo-Addo said.
President Akufo-Addo made this known on Wednesday, 19th
With Government having paid up the GH¢1.2 billion arrears it inherited from the Mahama Government, President Akufo-Addo noted that this has brought the operations of the NHIS back to life.
“We are also in the process of launching the world’s largest and most advanced medical drone delivery network. The four (4) distribution
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The President continued, “The drone delivery service will save lives, decrease wastage in the system, guarantee healthcare access for more than 14 million people nationwide, and employ over two hundred (200) Ghanaians.”
President Akufo-Addo added further that “the procurement process will enable every constituency to get one ambulance each in the early part of next year. This will not solve the ambulance problem immediately, but it certainly shows more commitment to finding a solution
In addressing the issues of insufficient numbers of classrooms, desks, laboratories, computers
“Parliamentary approval has been obtained, and the first tranche of this facility will be used to build more classroom blocks and dormitories in our schools to give our schools appropriate facilities to meet the demands of the 21st century,” he said.
The President continued, “And, so, we are on doubletrack, and we are building the classrooms and laboratories, and gradually turning the once deprived schools into well-equipped ones. We find that paying attention to the proper management of schools means we are getting better results.”
President Akufo-Addo also stated that it is not every day that Volkswagen, Nissan
“Systematically, we are also rolling out our 1-District-1-Factory policy of
Under the Stimulus Package, President Akufo-Addo indicated that two hundred and thirty-seven million dollars ($237 million)
“The process of industrialization will be accelerated in the course of 2019,” the President assured.
Credit: Jubilee House Communications Bureau