President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has expressed his optimism that Ghana is finally emerging from three years of economic turbulence.
In his Christmas message to the nation, the President highlighted positive signs of progress and emphasized Ghana’s continued attractiveness for both domestic and foreign investments.
Amidst global economic challenges, President Akufo-Addo conveyed his satisfaction that Ghana has successfully weathered the storm, joining the rest of the world in overcoming difficulties. He pointed to several indicators of economic recovery, including controlled inflation, a relatively stable exchange rate, and a rebound in economic growth.
“Fellow Ghanaians, I am particularly happy that our nation has turned the corner, following three difficult years we and indeed the world have faced. Inflation is being reined in, we are experiencing a relatively stable exchange rate, and growth in our economy is rebounding,” President Akufo-Addo stated.
The President further emphasized Ghana’s ongoing ability to attract both domestic and foreign investments, solidifying its position as the gateway to Africa. This signifies increasing confidence in the country’s economic prospects and its potential for growth.
President Akufo-Addo also underscored Ghana’s unwavering commitment to democracy, peace, and stability. He portrayed the nation as a shining example on the African continent, highlighting its status as a beacon for others to emulate.
Acknowledging that challenges persist, the President encouraged Ghanaians to maintain their commitment and determination. He expressed the collective belief that with hard work, the country will overcome any remaining hurdles and secure a prosperous future for all.
“We continue to attract investment – domestic and foreign – reinforcing our position as the gateway to Africa, and we remain a beacon of democracy, peace, and stability in Africa. The country is not yet completely out of the woods, but there is a growing sense of confidence that with hard work and determination, Ghana will make it, and collectively we will secure our future,” President Akufo-Addo asserted.
As the year comes to a close and a new one begins, President Akufo-Addo’s message instills hope for a brighter future in Ghana.
The country’s resilience in the face of economic challenges, combined with its commitment to democracy and stability, sets the stage for continued growth and prosperity in the years to come.
By Vincent Kubi