General News of Sat, 28 Oct 2017109
‘NDC will provide free University Education in 2020’ - NDC MP
The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) would promise to provide Ghanaians with free University Education when voted into power.
This promise would form part of the party’s grand agenda to win back the confidence of the Ghanaian voter during the 2020 elections
NDC Member of Parliament (MP) for Amenfi Central, Joseph Ackah revealed this strategy of the party while commenting on why the party lost the 2016 elections on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen Programme on Friday.
According to the MP, former President John Mahama’s government did a lot in expanding infrastructure but all his efforts were to no avail.
And the NDC having come to the realization that Ghanaians are unappreciative of expansions in infrastructure would also promise a free University Education.
The promise, he hinted would be a direct response to the current government’s free SHS policy which has been widely proclaimed to be one of the best policies to be introduced by an African government.
“Next time (2020), we would start with the promise of a free University Education….because Ghanaians did not appreciate the level of infrastructural development that John Mahama’s government embarked on.
“The NDC expanded the Ridge hospital, built CHPS compounds, I even built five in my constituency, but no one appreciated it so we would all be promising free things…,” he stated.