‘Ghana beyond aid’ agenda depends on you – Akufo-Addo

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President Akufo-Addo says his dream of developing the country is dependent on the efficiency of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA).

The president urged the GRA to effectively collect taxes to get the needed revenue that will help wean the country off foreign aid.

“The GRA is a central part of whether or not we are going to succeed as a nation. When we speak about wanting to build a Ghana Beyond Aid, what we are saying is that we should become like all the progressive countries in the world, a country that depends on its own resources to buttress its own development, and not a country going around cap in hand begging for this or that,” he said.

In his interaction with officials of the Ghana Revenue Authority at the Habour, he said state institutions must not shirk their responsibilities and duties because government’s development agenda cannot be realized through weak institutions.

“The work my government is doing depends so much on you. If you are able to meet our revenue targets, it will then mean that we would be able to finance the expenditures we would need in our social sectors, for our education, for our housing, for our health, amongst others”.

The president met with the officials on Wednesday as part of his 3-day tour of Greater Accra Region.

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