Tag Archives: Dr. Bawumia

Bawumia rubbishes posters announcing his election 2020 bid

The office of the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has pooh-poohed the circulation of supposed posters announcing his interest to contest election 2020. In a statement copied to citifmonline.com on Thursday, signed by Frank Ayei-Twum, Communications Director of the Office of the Vice President, he asked Ghanaians to ignore the posters and its content, claiming they are “meant to cause ...

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Gov’t to launch Agricultural Marshall Plan in November

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the government will launch an Agricultural Marshall Plan in November to enhance food production. He said the plan will focus on the use of scientific skills and knowledge approaches, provision of fertilizers to farmers and requisite storage and irrigation facilities to ensure high productivity. The Vice President said the nation had sufficient arable lands, ...

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Kwaku Kwarteng defends NPP’s borrowing spree

A Deputy Minister of Finance Kweku Kwarteng has defended government’s decision to borrow exceedingly more than the previous government six months into office. He said government has been compelled to borrow more in order to defray the debt the Mahama government left behind. Dr. Mahammudu Bawumia at Monday’s press interaction justified government’s quest to borrow more money from the international ...

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Cabinet approves proposal for concrete road construction

Cabinet has accepted and approved a proposal by the Ghana Charismatic Bishops’ Conference for roads in the country to be constructed using concrete. This was revealed by the Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, who said the first pilot for the construction will be done on the Tema Steel Works road. According to him, the government believes constructing concrete roads will save ...

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China Veep invites Bawumia as anti-galamsey fight continues

The Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia will leave Ghana on Tuesday, June 20 for a 5-day working visit to China. Dr. Bawumia’s visit is upon the invitation of the Vice President of China, Li Yuanchao. A statement from the Chinese Foreign Ministry said the Vice President will hold talks with his Chinese counterpart as well as the Chairman of the Chinese People’s ...

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Measures in place to ensure incident-free Hajj – Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has indicated that government has put measures in place to address the challenges that have marred previous Hajj pilgrimages. According to Dr. Bawumia, the government is committed to ensuring that this year’s pilgrimage comes off without the hitches which have been associated with the process in the past. Addressing some Muslims at Shama in ...

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Apologize for calling us ‘ignorant’ – Quashigah to Bawumia

The National Democratic Congress (NDC ) Member of Parliament for the Keta Constituency, Richard Quashigah, is on the heels of the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, demanding an apology from him for calling the Minority ignorant over the sale of the domestic bond issued by government. The Minority at a recent press conference accused the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta ...

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We expect Bawumia to ‘arrest depreciating cedi’ – Apaak

The Member of Parliament for the Builsa South constituency, Dr. Clement Apaak has challenged the Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia to prove his competence in managing the Ghanaian economy by saving the cedi from further fall against major trading currencies. According to him, Dr. Bawumia prior to the New Patriotic Party’s victory in the December 7 polls accused the Mahama ...

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Vice President Bawumia pays unannounced visit to Tema Port

Vice President Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has paid another surprise visit, this time to the Tema Port, to familiarise himself with the operations of the port, and hear at first hand the challenges facing players in the sector. The Tema Port is a major backbone of the country’s revenue collection efforts, generating a significant percentage of annual domestic revenue. The ...

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Bawumia pays unexpected visit to Registrar-General’s Department

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, on Wednesday January 18, unexpectedly paid a visit to the Registrar-General’s Department to identify the bottlenecks to acquaint himself with the activities of the state institution, and also to find out its challenges. Dr. Bawumia interacted with owners of businesses and Ghanaians who were at the Department to register their businesses. He met a lot ...

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