President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
  • WASSCE examination fees for all final year SHS students numbering 313,837 absolved by government.
  • Supply Agreement signed with DongFang Electric International Corporation for UUS$243 million worth of rolling stock and 35 standard gauge trains.
  • Digitisation of Births and Deaths Registry currently 80% complete, Bill to decentralise their operations also approved by Cabinet.
  • Feasibility studies for the construction of the Port of Keta begins.
  •  350 buses and 840 pickup vehicles presented to SHSs across Ghana.
  • US$9 million Grant Scheme launched to support 1000 registered SMEs in the Tourism sector.
  • All 1,167 SHSs disinfected and supplied a total of about 1 million hygiene items to deal with CoVID-19; 254 Tertiary institutions also disinfected and supplied with PPEs.
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  • GHC8 million made available for Local Tertiary Decentralisation Scholarship Scheme for next academic year.
  • Youth in Export Programme (YiIEP) kicks off with 6-months training of selected beneficiaries.
  • 1DIF’s Walewale Watermelon Processing Plant in North East Region progressing steadily; to be completed September 2020.
  • Ghana Communication Technology University Bill passed to reposition the university as a centre for higher education in ICT.
  • 1,244 Junior Police Officers promoted to various ranks.
  • Total road network of 1,056.9km currently being worked on in Upper West Region with additional 474km expected to be awarded before the end of 2020.

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