April 24, 2024

John Mahama launched his 2024 presidential campaign on March 2, promising Ghanaians a list of things He promised for instance that he will cut down the size of his government to 60 – ministers and deputy ministers The former president and likely flagbearer of the NDC made the promises at the University of Health and Allied Science. Former president John Dramani Mahama on Thursday, March 2, 2023, made some interesting promises to Ghana at the launch of his 2024 presidential bid.

The well-organised event was held at the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) in the Volta Region and brought together hundreds of grassroots and elite members of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). John Mahama disclosed at the Cedi Auditorium of the UHAS, which was charged with cheers, applause and tooting of vuvuzelas, that he has learned a lot after staying in opposition for close to eight years and he has learned a lot.

“I can say with full confidence that I learned a lot during the period and I am ready to be the President Ghanaians are looking for,” he said. According to political pundits, the former president and NDC presidential candidate in 2020 will pull through the presidential primaries on May 13, 2023, much easier. However, he is likely to face an uphill task in the national elections depending on who the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) fields as its candidate.

These are the seven key promises Mahama promised Ghanaians in his first 2024 election campaign speech: 1. Ex gratia payments will be scrapped John Mahama looks serious in a photo from a period when he was president of Ghana. John Mahama promised to scrap ex gratia payments to Article 71 officeholders. Reiterating the views of notable civil society organisations in Ghana, Mahama said ex gratia payments burden Ghana’s coffers.

 

Source: yen.com.gh

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