SONA : We expect Akufo-Addo to touch on Debt Exchange programme – Toobu

President Akufo-Addo

Wa West Member of Parliament Peter Lanchene Toobu has said he expects President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to mention issues relating to the Domestic Bebt Exchange Programme (DDEP) in his State of the Nation Address (SoNA) today Wednesday, March 8.

The government introduced the DDEP as part of efforts to close the deal with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

He said the President must also assure the people of Ghana that the IMF is going to approve the deal for Ghana.

“We pray that the president will be able to navigate this country through this period,” Toobu told TV3’s Roland Walker in Parliament ahead of the SoNA.

The President is expected to give accounts of happenings in the country.

The address is respected to touch on the economy and measures outlined to solve the challenges.

This is in accordance with Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution.

Article 67 says the President shall deliver a message on the State of the Nation to Parliament at the start of each session and before the dissolution of Parliament.

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