President Akufo-Addo has stressed his resolve to accelerate Ghana’s development is not for political gains.
Delivering his third State of the Nations Address in Parliament Thursday, February 21, 2019, he opined that, his administration is mindful of next generation not the next election.
His comment is in sharp contrast to what political parties do especially during election year.
They are seen undertaking projects which will resonate with the electorates to enable them consolidate political power.
But President said his administration’s focus is not about winning the next election but rather, for the generation unborn.
“I am bent on running a responsible administration mindful of the next generation and not the next election,” he told the packed House.
On the economy, the President acknowledged that the government’s efforts at ensuring fiscal policy “is bearing some fruits.”
“We will maintain the discipline and bring progress to our country,” he assured
President Akufo-Addo added that the government’s main focus is to ensure a sound economic fundamental to speed up growth.
The annual State of the Nation Address is designed in accordance with Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution.