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Kennedy Agyapong speaks on #FixTheCountryNow brouhaha

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Assin Central Member of Parliament (MP), Kennedy Agyapong has asked Ghanaians to wake up and not fall for the deceit being peddled by the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

According to him, prior to electing Prof Atta Mills as President, the NDC was engaged in similar agenda which swayed Ghanaians to their side.

However, the NDC came to power and messed the system up by increasing the prices of fuel and increasing the standard of living in the country.

Social media personalities such as Efia Odo, DKB, Comedian Warris, Speak Up Ghana, Gyai Gyimii and some Ghanaians at large have used the hashtag to call on the government to attend to problems facing the country.

They have lamented the hike in fuel prices, poor education, healthcare delivery and poor road network among others

But to the controversial MP, the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo-led administration is fixing the country and therefore needs time and support to get things on a smooth path.

He called on members of the New Patriotic Party to be vocal and tell the world what the government is doing to get the economy back on track in order not to go back to the dark days of NDC governance.

“When Mills wanted to come to power, he promised to reduce everything. But when he came to power, the prices skyrocketed. Someone who said he was going to reduce the prices had skyrocketed it. Ghanaians and the NPP should be vigilant. Use your brain and tell the people clamoring to fix it that the NPP has fixed it and we continue to fix it.”

Source: Happy 98.9FM

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Accra: Disaster looms as articulated truck skids off Kwame Nkrumah Circle overpass [Video]

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An articulated truck with registration number GT 8387 X said to be carrying gallons of engine oil has skidded off the Kwame Nkrumah circle flyover.

The accident occurred on Friday, June 11 at about 9 PM.

Andrew, an eyewitness, told TV3’s Johnnie Hughes that the brakes of the truck failed, forcing the vehicle to recess.

The driver, in an attempt to navigate the vehicle towards the rail, burst a rear tyre and lost control.

The fire service and police were at the scene as of the time of filing this report.

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Source: 3News.com

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Green Ghana: Bole becomes green under the NHIA

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The Bole District Branch of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) has today Friday June 11, 2021 planted sixty (60) trees as part of the National tree planting exercise led by the President of Ghana.

The Green Ghana project, which is a Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources initiative spearheaded by sector Minister Samuel Abu Jinapor, aimed to plant five million trees in a single day.

The Bole branch of the National Health Insurance Authority planted 60 various types of tree species on the premises of the NHIA led by the scheme Manager Mr. Mohammed Suraj-Deen and his staff.

Mr. Suraj-Deen, speaking to the media following a brief event to plant seedlings at the NHIS complex, noted that “in line with the President’s directive that government institutions and individuals should assist in greening Ghana, we have gone ahead to implement our own version of greening Ghana on the NHIS compound”.

“We planted trees which included acacias, thick and others. Already, we have started our own afforestation before the coming of greening Ghana and we are going to continue NOT only to plant trees but to take good care of them until they become matured and needs no care” Syrah-Deen added.

Earlier in June, 2021, President Akufo-Addo called on Ghanaians to plant more trees to preserve the country’s forest cover and the environment.

The President stressed that “We cannot sit by and watch as our trees, flora and fauna are wiped out. Our very existence is tied directly to the survival of trees. Without the oxygen produced by trees, we cannot survive as humans.

“Lend your support to the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources as it executes this ambitious national assignment. I will be planting a tree and I expect you too to plant one. Let us make Ghana green.

Story by: Osman Abubakari-Sadiq

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“Ghana is going to create 10,000 millionaires within the next 10 years” – Gov’t projects

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The govt of Ghana has projected that in the next ten years, Ghana will produce ten thousand millionaires.

This was made known by John Ampntuah Kumah, the Deputy Minister-designate for Finance following the policies the govt has implemented so far which is believed that in the coming years, it will yield good fruit.

According to him, this will be made possible through youth entrepreneurship, adding that tenure as Chief Executive Officer of the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP), the government provided funding to more than 9,000 businesses that can scale up to employ more people with further support.

While addressing the Parliament’s Appointment’s Committee on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, to be vetted as a Deputy Minister for Finance.

“As the Chief Executive Officer of NEIP, I oversaw the training of 45,783 businesses on various business management practices under the Presidential Business Support Programme and also disbursed funds ranging from GHC 2,000 to GHC 100,000 for 9,350 businesses. These businesses are all doing well and if more capital is injected into their businesses they can scale up and become giants in their areas,” he said.

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