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Politics of Sunday, 22 November 2020


My focus is to deliver 1m jobs – Mahama

Former President John Dramani Mahama Former President John Dramani Mahama

The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress, John Mahama says his government beginning 2021 will offer several tax reliefs to the private sector, especially micro, small and medium enterprises.

“Government will leverage on the tax reliefs to help young entrepreneurs start their businesses, and support existing businesses to expand and employ more,” the former President wrote on his Facebook page.

He added “We will through the implementation of our $10 billion Big Push investment in infrastructure also provide more job opportunities across sectors.

“Our focus will remain on Jobs, delivering one million decent and sustainable jobs in the next four years.”

The presidential candidate of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), announced the $10-billion accelerated infrastructural plan in August this year.

The former President also says he will implement his promised Free Primary Healthcare within one year of being in office if he wins the December polls.

According to him, the objective to extend quality health care to all Ghanaians regardless of their economic status.

The former President made the Promise when he spoke at a community engagement at Agogo in the Ashanti region.