President delivers 2019 State of the Nation Address

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, today, has presented before Parliament, the 2019 State of the Nation Address.

The statement, titled “Message of the State of the Nation” (SONA) is in accordance with Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana which states: “The President shall, at the beginning of each session of Parliament and before dissolution of Parliament, deliver a message on the state of the nation.”

The delivery is the third under the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) since it regained power in 2016 to manage the country.

The presentation by the President focus different sectors of the economy, such as the performance of the economy, agriculture, security, education, and politics, among others.

The President also mentioned some measures that government is adopting to deal with certain challenges that the country is faced with.

Speaker of Parliamnet, Prof. Mike Ocquaye, and Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia in Parliament during the presentation

The delivery of the Message on the State of the Nation is expected to focus on the performance of the economy, agriculture, social protection, and politics; and also tell Ghanaians measures Government was adopting to deal with national security and Ghana dealings with the international community.

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