President Mahama- Economic Hardship Is ‘Temporary’
The President, John Dramani Mahama has given the assurance that the economic hardship Ghanaians are currently experiencing is “temporary”.
He said: “We are experiencing some challenges with the economy. I want to assure you that these challenges are temporary.”
Addressing the gathering of Muslims at the Independence Square in Accra where they are celebrating the Eid-ul-Adha festival,the President noted that Ghana “has very bright economic prospects and we are going to harness those prospects to create a decent and dignified life for all our people.”
He insisted that any economic hardships in Ghana now “are only temporary and I assure you that from next year, you will begin to see some good results.”
President Mahama also said he was committed to fighting corruption and urged Ghanaians to join him and his government to fight it.
He announced that his government is taking action on issues of corruption which has been brought to their attention.
According to President Mahama, his government has investigated the activities of the Ghana Youth Employment and Entrepreneurial Development Agency (GYEEDA), “and we are implementing the recommendations. Those who were indicted in the report; I am happy to say the CID has invited them and commenced investigations.”
He stated that if the indicted persons are found culpable, “the dockets will be prepared and given to the Attorney General in order that they will be prosecuted.”