NPP PC PROMISES FREE HEALTHCARE FOR THE AGED
From Michael Boateng, Susuanso
The Aspiring New Patriotic Party (NPP) Member of Parliament for Tano North, Freda Prempeh, has promised to register the aged in the constituency for the National Health Insurance Scheme with her MP’s part of the common fund when voted into power.
Freda Prempeh indicated that issues concerning the aged and women in particularly are very important to her, hence the quest to represent the constituency and to champion the course of assisting women and the aged.
The NPP Parliamentary Candidate for Tano North made this pronouncement when she donated buckets of paint to the Chiefs and people of Susuanso in the Tano North district of Brong-Ahafo, to be used to paint the new market which was built by the incumbent MP, Ernest Akobour Debrah.
Freda Prempeh disclosed to the people of Susuanso that her visit was to thank the people for supporting her quest to lead the NPP in the constituency. Madam Prempeh, who was given a rousing welcome by the people, disclosed that the major problem facing the people of Tano North was bad roads and electrification. She therefore promised to make those areas her major priority if the people vote for her. “I will lobby for the rural electrification project to be extended to all the villages in the constituency”, she said.
She called on her constituents to embrace Nana Akufo-Addo, the NPP flag bearer, who has promised to provide free senior high school education for all Ghanaian students and also create jobs for the youth.
The Aspiring MP promised to upgrade the only health centre at Yamfo, so that the people of the area could attend hospital, instead of transporting sick people to Duayaw Nkwanta every day.
She said the erstwhile Kufuor administration introduced several social intervention policies such as the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP), Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Programme (STEP), Free Maternal Health Care, Metro Mass Transport, School Feeding, Capitation Grant meant for free basic education, free text books, cocoa spraying, fertilizer subsidies, among others, in an effort to bring economic relief to Ghanaians.
The Chief for Susuanso, Obrempong Antwi Tabiri, thanked her fulfilling her promise and bringing them the paints to be used to paint the market. He advised her to continue to be humble and not allow other people bad ways to corrupt her campaign but stick to issues she knows are a great worry to the people of Tano North.
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