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Mr. Speaker, jobs are here, ‘Adwuma re ba. I would like to present to you the ‘Adwuma’ Budget - Ken Ofori-Atta


Jobs are here - Ken Ofori-Atta


We will massively deliver on jobs this year - Ken Ofori-Atta


With the little we inherited from the Mahama government, our performance is nothing short of a miracle - Ken Ofori-Atta


This government delivers on its promises - Ken Ofori-Atta


Special place will be given to women in government procurement - Ken Ofori-Atta


In 2018 the Ministry of Education will work with GETFund to create voluntary Education Fund, to support educational institutions - Ken Ofori-Atta


We intend to enhance the capacity of the Ghana Exim Bank to support agriculture and industrialisation - Ken Ofori-Atta


To remove the incentives for people to engage in illegal lottery, the 7.5% income tax on the commission of lotto marketing will be abolished - Ken Ofori-Atta


Government will abolish tax on income of minimum wage earners - Ken Ofori-Atta


In 2018 there will be a reform of the Customs Suspense and Transit Regimes - Ken Ofori-Atta


A 13% reduction for residential, non-residential users


If government's to PURC are accepted consumers will be expected to benefit from reductions from electricity tariffs Ken Ofori-Atta


In 2018, efforts will be made towards keeping the light on at an affordable rate especially to industry and start-ups - Ken Ofori-Atta


In fulfillment of a campaign promise, government has reviewed the tariff structure which will form part of recommendation made to PURC for consideration as per the law - Ken Ofori-Atta


Engaging faith-based organisations will be an effective way to expedite business development and job creation - Ken Ofori-Atta


The Nation Builders Corp will be housed under the Office of the President - Ken Ofori-Atta


The Nation Builders Corp will hire 100,000 graduates in 2018 - Ken Ofori-Atta

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