The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has directed that all lepers in the country should be added to the list of beneficiaries of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme this year, the Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has stated.
The Conventions People’s Party (CPP) has called on the government to ensure a harmonious relationship among the working population in the country, especially from what it called “the bullying hands of some expatriate employers”.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has tasked the Minister for Employment and Labour Relations to liaise with the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) and the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) to bring finality to all outstanding pension issues in the next three (3) months.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo,says the over GH¢3 billion arrears owed to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) by government, which has been outstanding for more than six years, will be settled by the end of 2020.
The Lower Manya Krobo Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr Simon Kweku Tetteh, has assured that the government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) was poised to provide the infrastructure needs of the people but needed their maximum support to succeed.
The Head of Local Government Service (LGS), Dr Nana Ato Arthur, has advised regional coordinating directors of the six new regions to work closely with their various regional ministers and their deputies to enhance effective running of the regions.
The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have agreed to include other key stakeholders and experts in the ongoing dialogue to disband political vigilantism in the country.
The Chairman of Parliamentary Committee on Government Assurances, Mr Collins Owusu Amankwah, has rallied public support for the work of the committee by keeping eyes on government assurances and their delivery through projects across the country.
A visiting professor, Copenhagen Business School, Bjorn Lomborg, has underscored the need for Ghanaians to change the national conversation to compel politicians to push for smart policies for accelerated growth.
The Liberal People’s Party (LPG) has said the ongoing dialogue between the leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as part of efforts to ban political vigilantism is not necessary.
One of the suspects declared wanted by the police in connection with the recent killing of Wasiru Iddrisu at the Ashanti Regional office of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been arrested.
The Independent Presidential and Parliamentary Candidates Association of Ghana (ICAG), a group made up of individuals aiming to contest various positions in the 2020 Election, had the opportunity to participate in last Wednesday’s Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) meeting in Accra.