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President Akufo-Addo to Deliver His Last SONA on February 27th

As President Akufo-Addo prepares for his final SONA, Ghanaians eagerly await to hear his vision for the nation's future and to evaluate the progress achieved during his tenure.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is scheduled to deliver his last State of the Nation Address (SONA) to Parliament on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. The announcement came from Majority Leader and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, during a parliamentary session.

The SONA, mandated by Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution, inaugurates each parliamentary session, allowing the President to address the nation on various governance and development matters. President Akufo-Addo is expected to cover crucial topics such as security, governance, anti-corruption efforts, education, healthcare, and infrastructure, while providing updates on the current state of these sectors and outlining future government plans.

In his opening remarks at the initial meeting of the fourth session of the 8th Parliament, President Akufo-Addo underscored the nation’s economic progress. He highlighted the positive outcomes of recent economic reforms, citing increased optimism and resilience witnessed during the Christmas holiday season.

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The President affirmed that such strides dispelled doubts about Ghana’s economic trajectory, corroborated by assessments from international bodies like the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.

President Akufo-Addo also disclosed the World Bank’s commitment of over $300 million to bolster macroeconomic stability and sustainable economic growth in Ghana. Additionally, he mentioned the release of the IMF’s second tranche of bailout funds, reflecting a favorable evaluation of the economy.

As President Akufo-Addo prepares for his final SONA, Ghanaians eagerly await to hear his vision for the nation’s future and to evaluate the progress achieved during his tenure. The address offers an opportunity for reflection on accomplishments and setting the course for Ghana’s ongoing development.

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