Politics of 2014-01-06

Mahama’s one-year public forum today

Government is organizing a public forum on today Monday, January 6, to highlight some of its major achievements ahead of the first anniversary of President John Mahama’s administration.

The public forum which will be chaired by Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur is under the theme: “Advancing the Better Ghana Agenda: Prospects for 2014”.

Some key government officials will make addresses which will focus on achievements in some critical sectors, as well as projections into 2014.

They include; Hanna Tetteh- Minister for Foreign Affairs and Regional Integration, Fiifi Kwetey ?Minister of State in Charge of Financial and Allied Institutions, Dr Edward Omane Boamah ?Minister of Communications and Samuel Okudjeto?Ablakwa?Deputy Minister of Education.

In an interview with Citi News, a Deputy Information and Media Relations Minister, Felix Kwakye-Ofosu stated that “a lot has happened” within the one year President Mahama has been in power therefore, it is imperative for government “to take stock and look back at what has happened over the period.”

According to him, the forum will also afford government to project into the future “so that Ghanaians will have an appreciation of what President Mahama has done with their money and what he is going to do in subsequent years.”