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“Forgive me” – Remorseful Adwoa Safo apologises to NPP fraternity

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It's unknown what prompted her recent decision, but she can be heard stating in a professionally taped video put on YouTube, "I want to apologise to my political party, the New Patriotic Party." I'd also want to apologise to the President, his Vice President, the Chief of Staff, and the whole Parliamentary leadership. Apart from the party leadership, she utilised the occasion to apologise to her constituents and other members of the New Patriotic Party in her constituency, pleading for forgiveness because her family was going through a difficult period.

Sarah Adwoa Safo, Member of Parliament (MP) for Dome Kwabenya, has issued an unequivocal apology to the New Patriotic Party (NPP), President Akufo-Addo, and Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.

The former Deputy Majority Leader requested a leave of absence in 2021 to attend to personal matters, but in a statement signed and issued by the Director of Communications at the Presidency, Mr Eugene Arhin, it was explained that Adwoa Safo’s leave was supposed to end on August 31, 2021, but was extended indefinitely.

Following repeated complaints about her ineffectiveness as a legislator and an appointee, she was relieved of her duties as Minister of Gender, Children, and Social Protection.

Attempts by Parliament’s Privileges Committee to compel the representative to explain her persistent absence from the House were futile.

The committee had failed to reach an agreement in its recommendations on whether her absence for more than the required 15 days without authorization justified her seat being declared empty.

However, in a video obtained by MyNewsGh.com, the Legislator apologised unequivocally to her political party, the President, and other political players whom she had offended.

It’s unknown what prompted her recent decision, but she can be heard stating in a professionally taped video on YouTube, “I want to apologise to my political party, the New Patriotic Party.” I’d also like to apologise to the President, his Vice President, the Chief of Staff, and the whole Parliamentary leadership.

Apart from the party leadership, she utilised the occasion to apologise to her constituents and other members of the New Patriotic Party in her constituency, pleading for forgiveness because her family was going through a difficult period.

“I’m sorry; please forgive me for everything that happened.” “Please forgive me to all those who had faith in me but were let down,” she begged.

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‘The 24-hour economy is the solution to Ghana’s economic difficulties – Mahama

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John Dramani Mahama, the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has declared that his planned 24-hour economy proposal is the solution to Ghana’s financial and economic problems.

In a unique live broadcast titled ‘Mahama Conversations,’ the former president stated that the planned 24-hour economic project is the solution to Ghana’s current and future concerns.

Mr. Mahama stated that the effort will provide an enabling and supportive environment for enterprises, companies, and government agencies to create more jobs and hire more people.

He detailed the benefits of the 24-hour economy project, which he claims would raise and increase the standard of life for many more Ghanaians.

“The 24-hour initiative is the answer for now and in the future. It will create an enabling environment with deliberate policies for businesses, companies, and government institutions to operate 24/7 in a three-eight-hour shift system.

“In addition to the traditional 8-hour shift system, the two additional work shifts that my administration will introduce will double and sometimes triple the number of jobs that participate in public and private entities that we currently have.

“This is the 24-hour economy optimization strategy: giving more to society, providing efficient service delivery, and generating decent and well-paying jobs. The benefits of this system will include but not limited to; 24-hour port and harbour services, 24-hour customs services, 24-hour DVLA services, 24-hour agro-processing factories, 24-hour manufacturing industries, 24-hour construction companies and many more.”

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Mahama: My administration will retrieve riches taken via corrupt methods

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Making reference to former Sanitation Minister Cecilia Dapaah's controversial stashing of over $1 million in her Abelemkpe residence, which was stolen by her domestic staff, Mr. Mahama pledged in a live broadcast titled 'Mahama Conversations,' that he will foster collaborations in his quest to recover every Cedi that was illegally taken from taxpayers. "Despite all of these socioeconomic challenges, the young people continue to witness the affluence of the [New Patriotic Party] administration's leaders and their families chartering private aircraft for $20,000 per hour for journeys that our own Falcon Executive Jet could have completed.

John Dramani Mahama, the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer, has pledged that if elected president in the upcoming December 7 general elections, his administration will work with relevant authorities and partners to recover funds and properties obtained through corruption.

Former President Mahama lamented the mounting incidences of corruption and apparent contempt for fiscal discipline by the Akufo-Addo administration, promising to do his utmost to guarantee that any funds wrongfully gained are recovered if he wins the forthcoming elections.

Referring to former Sanitation Minister Cecilia Dapaah’s controversial stashing of over $1 million in her Abelemkpe residence, which was stolen by her domestic staff, Mr Mahama pledged in a live broadcast titled ‘Mahama Conversations,’ that he will foster collaborations in his quest to recover every Cedi that was illegally taken from taxpayers.

“Despite all of these socioeconomic challenges, the young people continue to witness the affluence of the [New Patriotic Party] administration’s leaders and their families chartering private aircraft for $20,000 per hour for journeys that our own Falcon Executive Jet could have completed.

“And as the Minister for Defence explained, it [the Falcon Executive Jet] had no shower for a presidential bath. Ghana’s youth have further experienced how a minister could stash millions of dollars in her home and only God knows the full extent of Ghanaian taxpayers’ money that has been stashed away by many others.

“But I say to the good people of Ghana that, working with Ghanaians and international anti-corruption partners, we shall do all that is humanly possible to retrieve such wrongly acquired wealth.”

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Mahama promises 20% salary incentive for rural teachers if voted

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This adds to Mr Mahama's various plans and pledges made to Ghanaians ahead of the December 7 election.

John Mahama, the flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has vowed that if elected President, teachers who agree to serve in a rural school will receive a 20% wage increase.

The former President believes the idea would motivate more teachers to accept posts in rural regions.

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Mr Mahama revealed this in a Facebook post.

This adds to Mr Mahama’s various plans and pledges made to Ghanaians ahead of the December 7 election.

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