Yesterday, Ghana’s president John Dramani Mahama gathered courage in spite of the economic hardship to address the nation—and interestingly, he sort of gave hope for a better Ghana, to come…
We’ve heard so much of the better Ghana to come, what we now need is for things to start happening.
If you missed the President’s State of the Nation address, read the full transcript below…
Right Honourable Speaker,
Your Excellency, the Vice President, Your Ladyship, the Chief Justice, Honourable Members of Parliament,
Since the start of the Fourth Republic, every President, in fulfillment of Article 67 of the Constitution of the Republic of Ghana, has stood before this august house each year to address the state of our nation. It is my privilege, as President, to also stand before you today to present a message on the state of the nation.
I am pleased to be addressing the full house today, and I wish to thank all my parliamentary colleagues for the cooperation you have continually extended to me since I was sworn in as President. As a former Member of Parliament for twelve (12) years, I am always filled with a sense of nostalgia anytime I step onto the grounds of Parliament.