The statement by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, that the policies and programmes initiated by his government since taking office in January 2017, are bearing fruit and have impacted the lives of all Ghanaians is one of the leading stories in the Ghanaian press on Monday.The Ghanaian Times reports that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has said that the policies and programmes initiated by his government, since taking office in January 2017, are bearing fruit and have impacted the lives of all Ghanaians.
Speaking at the centenary celebration of the Ash Town Seventh Day Adventist Church, on Saturday, President Akufo-Addo told the gathering that he came into office with the goal of improving the living standards of the Ghanaian people.
“After my first term in office, our achievements were visible for all to see, and that is why the Ghanaian people were good enough to repose their confidence in me again, and gave me four more years to do more for them,” he said.
While acknowledging that life was still not easy as it should be, the President noted that there are solid reasons for all Ghanaians to hope for a brighter tomorrow.
Recounting the passage in Jeremiah 12:2, which says “You have planted them, and they have taken root; they grow and bear fruit”, he told congregants at the church that “likewise, the policies and programmes being implemented by my government have taken root, they are growing, and they are bearing fruits.”
President Akufo-Addo continued, “In this church, at least, I am sure we have parents here whose wards are beneficiaries of the Free Senior High School policy. We have achieved a number of noteworthy successes, and even though the pandemic of COVID-19 has derailed temporarily our progress, we remain on course, and will build back Mother Ghana much strongly.”
Reiterating his vision for the progress and prosperity of Ghana, the President stated that his vision to build a Ghana Beyond Aid remains constant, adding that “with the help of the church, I am confident that we can realise this vision”.
The newspaper says that Development Partners International (DPI), a premier investment firm with focus on Africa has called on growing and established Ghanaian companies to tap into its $ 900 million African Development Partners III Fund (ADP III) to raise funds for their operations.
“We look to investing in businesess that are ultimately serving the African middle class as the middle class grow and earn […]