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Elections: Kofi Akpaloo promises every Ghanaian child GH¢200 allowance if...

The Founder and Leader of the Liberal Party of Ghana (LPG), Percival Kofi Akpaloo has asked Ghanaians to forget about National Democratic Congress (NDC) and New Patriotic Party (NPP) and vote for him to initiate the social intervention dubbed 'Child Benefit' policy.

Kofi Akpaloo

According to the presidential aspirant, LPG winning the 2024 elections will ensure the massive transformation of the economy hence his party will initiate a social intervention policy dubbed 'Child Benefit' to meet the needs of Ghanaian children if given the nod to govern the nation.

Kofi Akpaloo explained that the party would roll out policies and programmes to benefit children across all the spheres of social life.

"The party intends to pay GH¢200 monthly stipend to every Ghanaian child from age one to 18, while twins will receive GH¢300," he said.

Kofi Akpaloo speaking on Accra-based Kingdom Plus FM opined that the lack of child welfare policy exposed children to various harmful practices and it was time the nation prioritized children's welfare.

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He said successive governments failed to prioritize children's needs, beginning from the country's democratic dispensation.

True transformation of the society, he believed could not be achieved without a policy on child rights that supported their education, health, and livelihood programmes, particularly in vulnerable constituencies.

Recall Akpaloo was disqualified from contesting the 2016 Ghanaian general elections, Percival Kofi. He, however, dissolved the then IPP and formed the Liberal Party of Ghana in March 2017.

On December 7 2020, he contested in the Ghanaan presidenal elections with Margaret Obrian Sarfo as his running mate.

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