Akufo-Addo is Ghana’s best President in the 4th Republic – NPP MP

Sylvester Tetteh, the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament (MP) for Bortianor-Ngleshie Amanfro has said that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has no peer in the 4th Republic.

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He said the current President has achieved more than any other Ghanaian leader under the 4th Republic.

Speaking on Accra based Peace FM, the MP stated emphatically that "if it hadn't been because of COVID and Russia/Ukraine war that have upset our economic gains, I haven't seen anybody under the Fourth Republic who has performed excellently like Nana Addo. And these are things that I dare anybody to come to table, let's discuss it".

Regarding the current worsening economic situation in the country, Hon. Sylvester Tetteh pleaded with Ghanaians to remain confident in President Nana Akufo-Addo's government.

"I will plead with Ghanaians that it is true we are experiencing hardships but it's the same hands that took us from IMF, the same hands that took us from low growth GDP to 7.3 percent", he stated.

He also called for a national dialogue to help in transforming the economy, saying "every government has a good intention for this country but [the basics] we need to go back to the basics and it's about time that our technocrats, the people who has the knowledge to help; everybody must come on board. Have a national dialogue and see how we can change".

Relatedly, the government has reviewed its revenue projection of the e-levy from Ghs1.6 billion to GHS611 million.

This was disclosed by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta when he presented the mid-year budget review in Parliament.

Regarding Value Added Tax (VAT) the expected revenue has been adjusted upwards from the initial ¢14,534,864,446 to ¢15,402,925,770.

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