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In his address, President Akufo-Addo touted the achievements of his government in the three years it has been in power and promised to do more.

“Things are working in Ghana and Ghana is surely changing. The message of the State of the Nation is that our nation is in good health and in good competent hands.”

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The German Ambassador to Ghana was one of the many people who tweeted as opposition NDC Parliamentarians boycotted the President’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), Thursday.

Christoph Retzlaff wrote: “NDC opposition party leaving Parliament before President‘s State of Nation speech. What’s your Reactions to the diplomat’s post suggest widespread disagreement with the opposition MPs’ move to boycott the constitutionally mandated speech.

Former Communication Minister in the Mahama administration has said making the process to acquire a driver’s license as rigorous as medical authorities have done for their professionals can help reduce road accidents. 

Dr Omane Boamah, who is also a health policy consultant, believes in the long run, this will change people’s attitudes towards driving.