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2019 has been very good – Finance Minister declares

Ken Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta has touted the achievements of the Akufo-Addo-led government barely three years in office, asserting that it has been able to deliver on its flagship programmes.

Assessing the 2019 for instance, the minister described the year as a “very good year” for Ghana, this he emphasized is “in substance”.

Ken Ofori-Atta was delivering the government’s budget and financial statement for the year 2020 in Parliament on Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

He attributed the achievements by the government for 2019 to hard work.

“A year one can confidently say God’s blessing of hard work is beginning to manifest,” the finance minister stated.

According to him, the New Patriotic Party government has “quietly” made “significant” improvement in infrastructure, a feat he said is “incontestable”.

“We have delivered on our flagship programmes, and gains made so far is significant, all to the glory of God,” Ken Ofori-Atta pointed out.

He took a swipe at the Mahama-led administration for leaving behind an economy which he said was in bad shape as at January 2017, which he said was “suffocating” in a mixture of arrears, youth unemployment, decline in agricultural growth, negative industry growth among others.

Source: 3news.com | Ghana

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