President John Mahama has described the pledge by the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) flagbearer, Nana Akufo-Addo to build one factory in every district as an election wining promise.
According to him, political considerations will not force the National Democratic Congress (NDC) into promising to build a factory in each of the 216 districts in the country.
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He said “I know somebody is talking of one factory, one district,” he said.
John Mahama made this known during his presentation of to a cross-section of Ghanaians, the highlights of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) manifesto for 2016.
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Mahama said, “Location of industries means taking cognition of the whole value chain: the source of raw material, availability of utility services – water, electricity; closeness to markets and a whole raft of issues that we learnt in sixth form economics.”
The 2016 Election campaign has been laced with a lot of one-liner project promises.
Nana Akufo-Addo started this trend when he promised to build a factory each in all 216 districts in Ghana if he emerges winner of the upcoming elections.