NPP Manifesto Highlights

 

The next NPP government will abolish the payment of utility bills by students right after assumption of office.

The next NPP government will provide Freedom Cards to the aged to have free access to all public transportation and other public facilities.

The NPP government will restore in full Teacher and Nursing trainees allowances in the first quarter in office.

The next NPP government will build an Accident and Emergency center in Takoradi.

The next NPP government will pass a legislation to ensure that at least 20% of road contracts awarded to foreign contractors to be sub contracted to local contractors.

The next NPP government will increase the amount of loans under the student loan scheme and restructure to streamline its administration to enhance recovery of the loans.

The next NPP government will immediately right after assumption of office reduce taxes on electricity tarrifs to provide immediate relief to households and industries.

The next NPP government will pass a legislation to require that at least 70% of all Government of Ghana taxpayer-financed contracts and procurements be executed by local corporate entities and 30% out of this 70% of the contracts should be awarded to businesses owned by women, people with disabilities and those businesses established under the YEF.

The NPP government will be working with District Assemblie to exempt Kayayei from taxes and market tolls right after assumption of office.

The next NPP government will bring back the book and research allowances for lecturers and in addition establish a research fund to facilitate further research and innovation works.

To deepen the decentralization processes the next NPP government will ensure the speedy enactment of the Municipal Finance Bill which was initiated by President Kufuor to allow the MMDAs to go to the financial markets and raise funds for their development projects. This will be done in consultation with the Finance Ministry to avoid any abuse of the processes.

The next NPP government will build a new Police Hospitals at Sunyani and Bolgatanga to serve the health needs of Police personnel.

The next NPP Government will provide free Wi-Fi services in all the school campuses to facilitate students research works.

The next NPP government will reduce the Kayayei phenomenon by providing alternative like skills training and a seed capital to enable them start a trade for themselves.

The next NPP government will establish National Sanitation Fund to serve as a funding source to deal with sanitation issues within the country.

The next NPP government will increase the allowances currently paid the Assembly Members.

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