Mahamudu Bawumia

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Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have provided equal opportunities for all Ghanaians through our economic policies and social interventions programmes such as one constituency one ambulance, one district one factory, one constituency one million dollars, Zongo Development Fund, NABCO, Planting for Food and Jobs, Free SHS, digitisation, allowances to teacher and nursing trainees” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia mocked : “Where were the equal opportunities they built for Ghanaians?” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia asked : "For 8 years when he was in government as President and Vice President, where were the equal opportunities he built for Ghanaians?" External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "For twenty eight years, you have voted for the NDC and you have been loyal to them but there is nothing to show here for all the support you gave them eventhough they have been in government for years" "In all these 28 years, the MPs have been NDC MPs and they could not get their NDC governments to bring development to the people of Afram Plains, especially under the last NDC government which lasted 8 years in office" External link

modernghana Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “Ensuring that a polling station is well catered for will motivate our party agents to ensure that ballots are protected and the ‘2012 pink sheet duplications’ are not repeated. So, we will adopt a polling station campaign-style to ensure that our party members are on the ground to protect our votes,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia wrote ( about John Mahama ) : "The former president, John Mahama recently asked what the Government of the NPP has used the monies it has borrowed during its term for. I will provide the former president with some answers and only ask that he takes his time to read," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : "We have undertaken a total of 3,251 infrastructure projects in the education sector. Of these, 1,597 have been completed and 1,654 ongoing," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "It is clear that the NPP government has not used the monies borrowed to invest in guinea fowls that subsequently flew to Burkina Faso," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "The Presidency is not remedial classes for correction of mistakes," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : “He [Mr Mahama] banned Okada but is now making a U-turn on it; he brought teacher licensure exam but also making a U-turn on it” External link

modernghana Monday, October 26, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “So, we are now in first gear and want to go into second gear in 2021 for the car to move forward even faster, so, all of you should support President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the parliamentary candidates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). We don’t want ‘skirt and blouse’, we want straight victory and I believe Bono East will see more development if you vote for us for a second term” External link

modernghana Monday, October 26, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “Ensuring that a polling station is well catered for will motivate our party agents to ensure that ballots are protected and the '2012 pink sheet duplications' are not repeated. So, we will adopt a polling station campaign-style to ensure that our party members are on the ground to protect our votes,” External link

modernghana Sunday, October 25, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "The people of Ghana know what the NDC is made up. We don't want to repeat that dance, one step forward and two steps backward," "Interestingly and by the grace of God, when the ballot numbering came, NPP is number one; NDC is number two. If you choose NPP, you're going to take a step forward. If you choose NDC, you are going to take two steps backward" External link

modernghana Sunday, October 25, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "What is at stake for the country in the December 7 election is a choice between the nation's progress, represented by the NPP under Nana Akufo-Addo and retrogression, represented by the opposition NDC under John Mahama. Using the two parties' positions on the ballot paper to make a case, the Vice President noted that voting for number one, which is President Akufo-Addo is one step forward, and voting for number two, which is former President Mahama, means taking the nation two steps backwards. " External link

ghanaweb Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia urged : "Give Nana Akufo-Addo and our Parliamentary candidates the opportunity to serve you even better. Sene East has always voted NDC, but there has been no corresponding development. But in less than 4 years of voting for an NPP government, you can see the improvements. Vote NPP, and see even more development" External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “Menzgold is not a licensed financial institution. We are talking about licensed financial institutions but if you set up your 419 institution and the Bank of Ghana warned repeatedly that people should not do business with Menzgold because they were not a licensed financial institution, so, you can’t use taxpayers’ money to pay locked-up funds of an institution that is not a licensed financial institution,” External link

modernghana Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : "For the first time in the history of Ghana, Zongo development is a focus in our national budget and only the government of President Akufo-Addo has done that," External link

modernghana Friday, October 23, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia urged : "Give Nana Akufo-Addo and our Parliamentary candidates the opportunity to serve you even better. Sene East has always voted NDC, but there has been no corresponding development. But in less than 4 years of voting for an NPP government, you can see the improvements. Vote NPP, and see even more development," External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia wrote ( about John Mahama ) : "The former president, John Mahama recently asked what the Government of the NPP has used the monies it has borrowed during its term for. I will provide the former president with some answers and only ask that he takes his time to read," External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : "We have undertaken a total of 3,251 infrastructure projects in the education sector. Of these, 1,597 have been completed and 1,654 ongoing," External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "It is clear that the NPP government has not used the monies borrowed to invest in guinea fowls that subsequently flew to Burkina Faso," External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia wrote ( about John Mahama ) : “The former president John Mahama recently asked what the Government of the NPP has used the monies it has borrowed during its term for. I will provide the former president with some answers and only ask that he takes his time to read” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : "Now people find it difficult to get young girls to be their house girls," External link

modernghana Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : "Your Majesty, I am here this morning to seek your permission and blessing before I start my tour of the Ashanti Region," "Our mission is to spread the message of the good works the Akufo-Addo government has done in the past three and half years, and also tell the people our good policies for the next 4 years, which we believe they will listen and give us 4 more years to do more" External link

modernghana Monday, October 12, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Almighty Allah ) : "The importance of mosque to us, Muslims, cannot be underestimated. No matter how magnificent or small it is, we regard it as a sacred house of the Almighty Allah, and a place for our community to congregate and worship in unity, in obedience to Allah's command," External link

modernghana Sunday, October 11, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Almighty Allah ) : "The importance of mosque to us, Muslims, cannot be underestimated. No matter how magnificent or small it is, we regard it as a sacred house of the Almighty Allah, and a place for our community to congregate and worship in unity, in obedience to Allah’s command," External link

modernghana Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia saying : “you will go far; you will go far; you will go far” External link

modernghana Sunday, October 11, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We’ve voted since 1992, That is twenty-eight years now. NPP has since gotten one and half years to serve the people, and that was through a bye-election. So they’ve had twenty-six and half years, and yet the development here does not commensurate with the continued endorsement and loyalty you’ve shown them. You will realize there’s a vast difference between the Akufo-Addo government and the John Mahama and NDC government,” External link

modernghana Friday, October 9, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “The 2020 election is about protecting the future of our country,” External link

ghanaweb Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are trying to build a new, efficient Ghana. The world is continually evolving, and this evolution is led by cutting edge technology. We know there are many talented young men and women in the ICT space, and government is looking at ways to make innovating and actualizing promising ideas easier,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “The 2020 election is about protecting the future of our country,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted ( about Akufo Addo ) : “Mahama sent this country into dumsor for almost 5 years because they didn’t have the money to pay and Akufo-Addo has solved it. We cannot go back to dumsor” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Marshall Plan ) : “Implementing the Marshall Plan for Agriculture will lead to structural transformation which, in turn, will catalyse economic activities and connect major sectors in the Ghanaian economy. It will lead to higher farmer incomes, value addition, jobs and the opportunities that come with being globally competitive,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “ECG and NEDCO are therefore tasked to work together, to provide for our consideration before the end of 2017 a sustainable business model for integration of distributed renewable energy generation. Whether we like or not, renewable energy has come to stay and we must all be smart, innovative and proactive if we are to enjoy the full benefits of it,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “Government is very much concerned about the plight of all citizens, particularly in times of grief. It is my prayer that the lives of the victims and the affected communities will come back to normalcy in the shortest possible time,” External link

3NewsGhana Sunday, October 4, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “So the rate of increase in the debt stock has come down very significantly. And the rate of growth of the debt to GDP has also decreased. Between 2008 and 2012, the debt to GDP ratio was increased by 49 per cent, and 2012 to 2016 it was increased by 19 per cent and then between 2016 and 2019 it increased by 3.9 per cent (exclusion of financial sector bailout) and 9.3 per cent (inclusion of bailout),” External link

modernghana Friday, October 2, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “In our context, first of all, we were using about 6.9 per cent of our GDP to pay interest at the end of the 2016 (income). As at the end of last year (2019), we used 5.7 per cent,” External link

modernghana Friday, October 2, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia argued : “the same thing would apply to many other economies, but we are looking at reality performance of Ghana and we are one of the best performing currencies against the dollar, right now” External link

modernghana Friday, October 2, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We also need to ensure financial inclusion, and so we are launching interoperability next month. This is to bring together the mobile payment systems to allow their systems to talk to each other, and those of the banks as well,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, October 2, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are going to build a model senior high school in the Zongo community in every region, so, we will start with 16 model SHSs so that our children will have an opportunity to attend those schools” External link

modernghana Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have managed Ghana’s debt extremely well. When you look at the rate of the debt stock, from 2008 to 2012, the rate of increase was 267%. From 2012 to 2016, the rate of increase was 243%. From 2016 to 2019 the rate of increase is 76 percent. So, the rate of increase has come down significantly” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have a very large diversity and I am very confident and comfortable with our team but everyone can have their own views about what family and friends are but we are just dealing with competent people,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia asked : “How can you say you will expand Free SHS when you did not believe in it?” External link

modernghana Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “His government couldn’t pay for a lot of things” External link

modernghana Friday, September 25, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : “We are spending GHS2.2 billion every year on free senior high school education which has enabled 1.2 million students to gain access to second-cycle education even though Mr Mahama said if he had GHS2.2 billion he will never spend it on free SHS” External link

modernghana Friday, September 25, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : “Every year, there was an average 45 per cent increase in electricity tariffs under the Mahama administration” External link

modernghana Friday, September 25, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “this is a manifestation of government’s made-in-Ghana strategy that underpins Ghana Beyond Aid” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “There are 299 projects being executed in the Region, with 159 completed, and the remaining 140 ongoing. These are projects in education, health, roads, water and sanitation, etc.,” “Together with flagship policies like the free SHS, planting for food and jobs, one district one factory, one district one warehouse, one constituency one ambulance, NABCO, Zongo Development Fund, as well as the provision of free electricity and water, the people of Oti have seen a lot of development and improvement in livelihoods in less than four years under President Akufo-Addo. We therefore need to protect all these achievements as we seek to do more in the next four years with your support” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Under the distinguished leadership of President Akufo-Addo and President Xi, our relations have become more robust and diverse, touching practically all conceivable spheres of development, especially in trade and investment, culture and education,” External link

peopledaily Friday, September 18, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "At the end of the day, this is a problen that we have kept experiencing year after year and the question I am sure is in the minds of every Ghanaian is what are we doing about it?," "We have basically understood that to deal with this problem fundamentally, we have to have a flood control in the context of the Pawlugu Dam" External link

modernghana Friday, September 11, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "Many farmers have lost their livestock and crops. They have lost a lot of their crops and for farmers when you lose your crop, that is a year's income so we have to find a way of cushioning these farmers. We have to find a way to provide relief for the farmers to help them" External link

modernghana Friday, September 11, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “This region, as you can see and feel already, will lead to more development in all the districts of this region,” External link

modernghana Monday, September 7, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “We are a government that is thinking about the people, the poverty of our people and to bring in policies that will uplift our people from poverty” External link

modernghana Monday, September 7, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : “And, today, by the grace of God, our children are going to free SHS and free TVET” “Today, John Mahama says he wants to come back. Can we trust him with free SHS?” External link

modernghana Monday, September 7, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia asked : "Where is the legacy of SADA?" "They said they have invested in tree planting. We say where are the trees? They say they have all been burnt by fire" External link

modernghana Saturday, September 5, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : "Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a different type of leader. He is a leader who talks development and does development," "This is why you're seeing all these projects across Tatale Sanguli and other parts of the north. President Akufo-Addo is a leader who believes in inclusive development, and the true development of the northern part of the country" External link

modernghana Saturday, September 5, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about Akufo Addo ) : “The Akufo-Addo government intends to upgrade the Pong Tamale Agriculture College to a university to help promote the study of agriculture at an advanced level which will directly impact positively on food production among others,” External link

modernghana Friday, September 4, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : "it's completely false that the dams don’t exist. Indeed the former President (Mahama) said the 1V1D hasn't materialized but there was a documentary in Bole his own constituency and 10 dams were functional . . . these dams are providing water . . . If you sit in Accra you may not understand what the impact of these dams are, you have to go down and see . . . " External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, August 30, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “It is clear that there are a lot of youth who, when they finish school, just trying to rent accommodation is a big problem” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, August 28, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “under this scheme, if you have a job and we can deduct regularly from your income, the National Rental Assistance Scheme will give you a loan to pay your [rent] allowance but we are paying this not to you but to your landlord and it will be deducted monthly as you’d normally pay, so, we are bringing this” “You need to have a formal employment” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, August 28, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “When we came, there was a contract to do the interoperability and that contract was to be done for $1.2 billion but at the end of the day, we looked at it, there were conditions that were not yet satisfied and the Bank of Ghana terminated the contract and instead of spending $1.2 billion to do mobile interoperability, we spent $4.5 million” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, August 28, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “When we came, there was a contract to do the interoperability and that contract was to be done for $1.2 billion but at the end of the day, we looked at it, there were conditions that were not yet satisfied and the Bank of Ghana terminated the contract and instead of spending $1.2 billion to do mobile interoperability, we spent $4.5 million” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, August 28, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We’ll also want to reduce the cost of power. This is a major problem for businesses” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, August 28, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Covid-19 has delayed but not derailed our progress as a nation," External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : "We inherited a very bad economy but in just three years, we had turned it around before covid-19 hit us earlier this year and this helped us to respond. It also shows we have what it takes to move the country forward beyond the pandemic," External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "concentrating on the airport means there is nothing else to talk about . . . after everything that was said in the manifesto, you will expect the policies to be interrogated by your opponent and other people alike but the issues being interrogated is the airport" External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Sometimes on our toll roads, you go on the Tema motorway and pay some toll; you are not sure how much of it ends up with government. But if you digitise those payments, you see that suddenly government revenue is going up; and the empirical evidence generally shows that when you digitise, economic activities go up,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “With the successful implementation of Free SHS, about 1.2m of our children are in the senior secondary schools and when they finish, they will like to go to the universities but the cost of going to the university is always problematic, especially to the poor,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “When you take the loan and you complete school, you will a two year grace period start paying gradually. The two year grace period is one year of national service, and another one year, hopefully after you start working. After this two year grace period, government will start deducting the loan grdually over a period of time,” “Once you have the national ID card, you are already captured in the system so when government gives you a loan for school fees, you can pay back gradually over a period of time” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, August 21, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, August 21, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia argued : “It should not be for the government or politicians to decide on the sharing of infrastructure amenities on the basis of tribal, ideological and political preferences,” External link

modernghana Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The investment in infrastructure by the NPP government over the last three years has been massive. I dare say our investment in infrastructure, our infrastructure record is second to none for any government in its first term under the Fourth Republic,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The investment in infrastructure by the NPP government over the last three years has been massive. I dare say our investment in infrastructure, our infrastructure record, is second to none for any government in its first term under the Fourth Republic,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are not only building infrastructure. We are building a nation” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "We need data on price movements to gauge how changes in consumer prices alone may be affecting the trends in income distribution, poverty levels, and inequalities, including especially among those who live on retirement incomes," External link

irishsun Friday, August 14, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about Commission ) : "With Continental Free Trade and the march towards the Africa We Want, more and more there is the need to further streamline data collection on African economies for monitoring and evaluation and planning purposes. This underlines the urgent need for effective collaboration between the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), African Development Bank (AfDB) and other stakeholders to build the vital socio-economic statistics for Africa," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Governments must invest in ICT infrastructure and the digital data collection tools," "I call upon the heads of national statistical office gathered through this virtual medium to work with ECA in transforming their national statistical systems" External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "It is our hope that the ECA will work with national statistical institutions to overcome these disparities by agreeing on common methdological guidelines, benchmarks and capacity building," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "We need data on price movements to gauge how changes in consumer prices alone may be affecting the trends in income distribution, poverty levels and inequalities," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : "Former President Mahama is not a new candidate. He is a known candidate who was in office for 8 years as Vice President and President," "What the youth of this country should ask is, what did John Mahama do for the youth in eight (8) years of government" External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about John Mahama ) : "Promises are one thing but deeds and actions are another. Actions speak louder than words and John Mahama's record of incompetence has already spoken loudly," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Over the last three and half years, we have developed and implemented many initiatives designed to place the youth in the forefront of national development," "We have created over two million jobs in the public and private formal sectors since 2017 (inclusive of governemnt job-creation programmes and initiatives such as Plating for Food and Jobs, NBCO Graduate Programme and National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan" External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added ( about Akufo Addo ) : "President Akufo-Addo has demonstrated an understanding of the issues faced by the youth and he has done something about it," "His second term will, by the grace of God, be transformational for this country with the youth at the cebter of that transformation" External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Governments must invest in ICT infrastructure and the digital data collection tools," "I call upon the heads of national statistical office gathered through this virtual medium to work with ECA in transforming their national statistical systems" External link

modernghana Wednesday, August 12, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "It is our hope that the ECA will work with national statistical institutions to overcome these disparities by agreeing on common methdological guidelines, benchmarks and capacity building," External link

modernghana Wednesday, August 12, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Governments must invest in ICT infrastructure and the digital data collection tools," "I call upon the heads of national statistical office gathered through this virtual medium to work with ECA in transforming their national statistical systems" External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "It is our hope that the ECA will work with national statistical institutions to overcome these disparities by agreeing on common methdological guidelines, benchmarks and capacity building," External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “It is simply not acceptable that for a very long time an institution of state with the powers to help in properly accounting for our mineral resources was not enabled nor allowed to perform its job. This has to change. I know of a bauxite mining company that over the last five years has paid no dividends to government because it claims it has made no profits yet it continues to mine vigorously. This cannot be right. Thankfully we have now begun conversations about the process of making sure that every single bar of gold leaving our shores is properly weighed, tested, valued, and accounted for. While the process may not be as robust as we want, it is a positive step in the right direction and we are impressed with the collaboration between the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Precious Minerals Marketing Company in making sure we expedite the full spectrum of accounting for our gold resources,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about Commission ) : “With Continental Free Trade and the march towards the Africa We Want, more and more there is the need to further streamline data collection on African economies for monitoring and evaluation and planning purposes. This underlines the urgent need for effective collaboration between the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), African Development Bank (AfDB) and other stakeholders to build the vital socio-economic statistics for Africa,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, August 12, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Financial inclusion is very key to the economy. We have to make sure that everybody practically has a bank account” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, August 11, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : "Building an inclusive society requires pragmatic government policies to ensure everyone is covered. This has been the focus of the Akufo-Addo government, and this thinking is evidently clear in broader social intervention policies of our government," "The poor and deprived in Ghana largely live in rural, inner city and zongo communities; and have historically been excluded in many aspects of governance and access to opportunities and government services in this country" External link

allafrica Monday, August 3, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : "President Akufo-Addo is more committed to uplifting education in Zongo communities. As a result, he has decided that in shaa Allah, his next government will build 16 model secondary schools in Zongo communities in each of the sixteen region," "This will be a special senior high school, which will focus on educating children within Zongo communities" External link

allafrica Monday, August 3, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have now begun conversations about the process of making sure every single bar of gold leaving our shores is properly weighed, tested, valued and accounted for,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Our experience is that these costs that some mining companies actually incur are really a black box. They are not transparent. We don’t really know,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The fundamental source of what we intend to do is solid fiscal discipline and consolidation. The deficit is expected to be brought down from 9 to 6.5 per cent, and we are cutting down government expenditure,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia wrote : "The choice Ghanaians face on December 7th is between John Mahama and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Thankfully both of them have records. John Mahama was Vice President and President for 8 years and Nana Akufo-Addo has been the president for three and half years," External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about John Mahama ) : "John Mahama presided over a mismanaged and collapsing financial system. 82 licensed financial institutions (listed below) collapsed under JM’s watch (were they deliberately collapsed by his government?) and the depositors were not paid," External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “Any merchant can have a universal QR Code: including chop bar operators, food vendors, barbers, carpenters or masons, musicians, shoe-shine boys, khebab sellers, market traders, trotros, taxis, churches, mosques, schools, funeral committees, wedding organisers – basically, any business,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We need basic applications to make tax payment easy” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, July 23, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If we have all these pieces of the puzzle in place, then you will begin to see its impact on interest rates, because it will be a completely different economy,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “ECG and NEDCO are therefore tasked to work together, to provide for our consideration before the end of 2017 a sustainable business model for integration of distributed renewable energy generation. Whether we like or not, renewable energy has come to stay and we must all be smart, innovative and proactive if we are to enjoy the full benefits of it,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We will actually be seeing some significant reduction in the cost of electricity for industrial production next year in Ghana, and that can be as much as 25%…” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Under the new regulation, we are going to insist on transparent accounting of our natural resources. In other countries, when a mineral is mined it is under the control of government until it is exported. We are going to talk with the mining and oil firms, and insist on a transparent accounting system” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, July 16, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia recalled : "During the 2016 elections campaign, President Nana Akufo-Addo was here and I came with him. He promised the National Chief Imam that should God make him President, he would look after the welfare of the Zongos and Muslims. He will run an inclusive government," "As we prepared our 2016 manifesto, we looked at the Zongos and we identified two key problems that we thought God willing if we had the chance, we would address. One was education" External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "If you go around a lot of Zongos now, you will feel the impact of of this ministry whether it is a classroorm blocks, toilet facilities, drainage , systems, water, roads, bridges, clinics, etc. The Ministry and the Zongo Development Fund are addressing many problems in Zongos across the country," External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "The only way any community can break out from poverty, sustainably, is through education and this does not just apply to the Zongos. It applies to the whole world," "Most of us come from the villages and the only reason we have been able to move ahead , one way or the other, is through education. So we said that one of the biggest things we needed to do was education" External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We also need to ensure financial inclusion, and so we are launching interoperability next month. This is to bring together the mobile payment systems to allow their systems to talk to each other, and those of the banks as well,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, July 13, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia recalled : "During the 2016 elections campaign, President Nana Akufo-Addo was here and I came with him. He promised the National Chief Imam that should God make him President, he would look after the welfare of the Zongos and Muslims. He will run an inclusive government," "As we prepared our 2016 manifesto, we looked at the Zongos and we identified two key problems that we thought God willing if we had the chance, we would address. One was education" External link

modernghana Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "If you go around a lot of Zongos now, you will feel the impact of of this ministry whether it is a classroorm blocks, toilet facilities, drainage , systems, water, roads, bridges, clinics, etc. The Ministry and the Zongo Development Fund are addressing many problems in Zongos across the country," External link

modernghana Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "The only way any community can break out from poverty, sustainably, is through education and this does not just apply to the Zongos. It applies to the whole world," "Most of us come from the villages and the only reason we have been able to move ahead , one way or the other, is through education. So we said that one of the biggest things we needed to do was education" External link

modernghana Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “What this arrangement does basically, is to say that we agree with Sinohydro that they provide us our choice of infrastructure worth $2 billion. The Sinohydro Corporation which is going to provide the infrastructure is not the company that is going to mine the bauxite and they are not taking our raw bauxite. In other words, Sinohydro is not a mining company,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, July 10, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “There is an urgency among the youth in areas of entrepreneurship and innovation, especially once they are stimulated. Entrepreneurship is a vital element for economic growth and development. It is a relevant strategic tool in preventing unemployment,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If financial services can therefore be delivered through the mobile phone, we could cover 70 percent of the bankable population. Today, we have in excess of 37 million connected mobile phones in Ghana, and that means a huge number of people can be brought into the financial space just by using mobile phones. These mobile phones serve as vehicles that can be used to mobilise the millions of cedis held outside the banking sector,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, July 4, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia says : “It must translate into the well-being of Ghanaians in their everyday living: safe drinking water, good roads, jobs, access to good healthcare, stable and affordable electricity, and good education among others,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, July 3, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “I thank the Almighty Allah for this historic day. I want to express my profound gratitude and appreciation to H.E. the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the honour of reaching out again to select me for the fourth time to serve as his running mate, and Insha-Allah, again as his Vice-President of the Republic, in his second term as President of the Republic,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Senior Minister ) : “I have personally filed my 2018 returns through iTaPS and so has the Senior Minister and the Finance Minister. I wish to congratulate the management of GRA for these initiatives and encourage them to come up with more of such ideas to simplify the tax payment system and increase the pace of automation,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “I thank the Almighty Allah for this historic day. I want to express my profound gratitude and appreciation to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the honour of reaching out again to select me for the fourth time to serve as his running mate, and Insha-Allah, again as his Vice-President of the Republic, in his second term as President of the Republic,” External link

modernghana Sunday, June 28, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Almighty Allah ) : “Mr. President, you have chosen me for the fourth time, and insha Allah the people of Ghana will give you four more to do more,” External link

modernghana Sunday, June 28, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia pointed out : “The best running mate in the world cannot make a difference if the President is indecisive and incompetent” External link

modernghana Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The Transformation story needs to be told because it is in telling our stories that we will appreciate how far we have come, the challenges we’ve overcome…it is in telling our story that we uncover the opportunities ahead of us; let not the ‘Africa Rising’ story be an event or only nurturing entrepreneurship and good governance, but also ensure more inclusive policies that open the pathways and platforms for development of many,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, June 23, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia pointed out ( about Tan Ching Chin ) : “While we are on a mission to digitise Ghana, we have to be very aware that new systems will only be as good as the people who implement them. New systems disrupt the status quo and therefore one can expect push-back from beneficiaries of the status quo. Our experience with implementation of the paperless system at the ports is a case in point,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, June 19, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We are putting this in place as part of measures that are being put in place to strengthen the financial system, as we integrate into the global financial system. The establishment of the Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation has been an important step to boosting the confidence of the Ghanaian depositor and it is part of efforts to locking in the gains of financial sector reforms carried out over the last two years,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “It is simply not acceptable that for a very long time an institution of state with the powers to help in properly accounting for our mineral resources was not enabled nor allowed to perform its job. This has to change. I know of a bauxite mining company that over the last five years has paid no dividends to government because it claims it has made no profits yet it continues to mine vigorously. This cannot be right. Thankfully we have now begun conversations about the process of making sure that every single bar of gold leaving our shores is properly weighed, tested, valued, and accounted for. While the process may not be as robust as we want, it is a positive step in the right direction and we are impressed with the collaboration between the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Precious Minerals Marketing Company in making sure we expedite the full spectrum of accounting for our gold resources,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Special industry-tailored policies and programmes are also being implemented, with a view to ensuring that newly-revived companies not only find their feet but also contribute to national development and into the overall plan for increased value-addition to ensure greater earnings,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, June 13, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We also need to ensure financial inclusion, and so we are launching interoperability next month. This is to bring together the mobile payment systems to allow their systems to talk to each other, and those of the banks as well,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, June 12, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Government is concerned about the illicit activities going on in the petroleum downstream industry: mostly in the form of illegal bunkering, smuggling of petroleum products and dumping products meant for export on the local market,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, June 12, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The project will accelerate the growth of Ghana’s petroleum downstream sub-sector and make it a major player in the economy and consequently ensure development of sustainable value, wealth creation and the progress of industry” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, June 9, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If financial services can therefore be delivered through the mobile phone, we could cover 70 percent of the bankable population. Today, we have in excess of 37 million connected mobile phones in Ghana, and that means a huge number of people can be brought into the financial space just by using mobile phones. These mobile phones serve as vehicles that can be used to mobilise the millions of cedis held outside the banking sector,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, June 8, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia says : “It must translate into the well-being of Ghanaians in their everyday living: safe drinking water, good roads, jobs, access to good healthcare, stable and affordable electricity, and good education among others,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, June 5, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Marshall Plan ) : “Implementing the Marshall Plan for Agriculture will lead to structural transformation which, in turn, will catalyse economic activities and connect major sectors in the Ghanaian economy. It will lead to higher farmer incomes, value addition, jobs and the opportunities that come with being globally competitive,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Whilst we can all be proud of what we have managed to achieve so far in the fight against the pandemic, we have also been humbled by the ferocity of the pandemic, laying bare some of the shortcomings in our health system and what we have not done well as governments," "The underinvestment in our health infrastructure, our material shortfalls, our manpower capabilities, and our vulnerabilities in fighting medical catastrophes are hard lessons" External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : "The focus is on delivering on the largest investment by any government in our healthcare infrastructure in the last fifty years by constructing 88 standard design 100-bed hospitals with accommodation for doctors and nurses in the Districts without hospitals, 6 new regional hospitals in the six new regions, and infectious disease centres for each of the three ecological zones: coastal, northern and middle belt zones in the country, and as well as the Ghana Centre for Disease Control," External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Access (to healthcare) is not only in providing physical infrastructure. We need the health professionals who deliver the services, who are well trained to be able to make the difficult decisions, sometimes even tragic choices, in delivering health services. Training is therefore critical if any health system will survive over time," External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "I would like to stress that this government is committed to the health of Ghanaians and will do everything possible to assure all citizens of accessible, affordable and available health service delivery across the nation," "We are committed to investing in all aspects of the health system - in physical infrastructure and soft infrastructure by leveraging on technology to leapfrog our development" External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Whilst we can all be proud of what we have managed to achieve so far in the fight against the pandemic, we have also been humbled by the ferocity of the pandemic, laying bare some of the shortcomings in our health system and what we have not done well as governments," "The underinvestment in our health infrastructure, our material shortfalls, our manpower capabilities, and our vulnerabilities in fighting medical catastrophes are hard lessons" External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : "The focus is on delivering on the largest investment by any government in our healthcare infrastructure in the last fifty years by constructing. 88 standard design 100-bed hospitals with accommodation for doctors and nurses in the Districts without hospitals, 6 new regional hospitals in the six new regions, and infectious disease centres for each of the three ecological zones: coastal, northern and middle belt zones in the country, and as well as the Ghana Centre for Disease Control," External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Under the new regulation, we are going to insist on transparent accounting of our natural resources. In other countries, when a mineral is mined it is under the control of government until it is exported. We are going to talk with the mining and oil firms, and insist on a transparent accounting system” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “ECG and NEDCO are therefore tasked to work together, to provide for our consideration before the end of 2017 a sustainable business model for integration of distributed renewable energy generation. Whether we like or not, renewable energy has come to stay and we must all be smart, innovative and proactive if we are to enjoy the full benefits of it,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We are putting this in place as part of measures that are being put in place to strengthen the financial system, as we integrate into the global financial system. The establishment of the Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation has been an important step to boosting the confidence of the Ghanaian depositor and it is part of efforts to locking in the gains of financial sector reforms carried out over the last two years,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, May 24, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “we thank God for the life of Otumfuo. He is a wise King and we all [politicians] rely on him for his wise counsel” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : “We have been able to perform much better on the situation we inherited. In fact, the data makes it very clear. So My humble advice to former President Mahama is to take a look at the data before you speak, otherwise, you will end up embarrassing yourself,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about John Mahama ) : “My humble advice to former President John Mahama is: ‘Take a look at the data, this is not green book data. Take a look at the data before you speak, otherwise, you will end up embarrassing yourself’. When it comes to the data, it has been very clear; in agricultural growth, we have performed better; industry growth, we have performed better; inflation, we have performed better, on interest rate, we did perform better; exchange rate depreciation, we have performed better. That is the data,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

slateafrique Friday, June 21, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

capital-FR Friday, June 21, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

challenges Friday, June 21, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT



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vice president21.35%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
vice-president7.87%EN05/18/201718/05/2017
candidate32.02%EN03/01/201701/03/2017
presidential candidate8.43%EN03/01/201701/03/2017
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Mahamudu BawumiaEN72.97%
Mahamudu BawumiaFR23.22%
Mahamud BawumiaEN1.27%
Mahmoud BawumiaEN0.89%
Mahamoud BawumiaEN0.76%
Mahmud BawumiaEN0.63%
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Seth Terkper said ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “Why hit at HE Mahama? We note distortions cited from 2015 a lot. Can we hold the government to its own criteria set in 2015 by HE VP Bawumia, even without holding values constant, as far back as 2008?” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Felix Ofosu Kwakye said ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “I have had occasion to say somewhere that, [what Bawumia did] is akin to inviting me to take part in a beauty contest with a woman. It is illogical and with the greatest of respect to him, it does not make sense. A power crisis is not the same as a global health pandemic for that reason, the responses to both are not the same,” External link

modernghana Thursday, June 4, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “We don’t believe that Mahamudu Bawumia is a torn in NDC’s flesh. In fact the way he has messed his own reputation up, it will be very advantageous for us if he gets the slot to be running mate of NPP and he will be a very easy candidate to deal with,” External link

ghanaweb Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “We don’t believe that Mahamudu Bawumia is a torn in NDC’s flesh. In fact the way he has messed his own reputation up, it will be very advantageous for us if he gets the slot to be running mate of NPP and he will be a very easy candidate to deal with,” External link

3NewsGhana Saturday, May 9, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Cassiel Ato Forson added ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “In any case, it is inhumane to compare a pandemic killing human beings to an electricity generation problem that was resolved by the same government. It is time to caution Dr. Bawumia not to be proud of cosmetic macro-economic data that fails to translate into economic well-being,” External link

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Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have provided equal opportunities for all Ghanaians through our economic policies and social interventions programmes such as one constituency one ambulance, one district one factory, one constituency one million dollars, Zongo Development Fund, NABCO, Planting for Food and Jobs, Free SHS, digitisation, allowances to teacher and nursing trainees” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia mocked : “Where were the equal opportunities they built for Ghanaians?” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 2:57:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia asked : "For 8 years when he was in government as President and Vice President, where were the equal opportunities he built for Ghanaians?" External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "For twenty eight years, you have voted for the NDC and you have been loyal to them but there is nothing to show here for all the support you gave them eventhough they have been in government for years" "In all these 28 years, the MPs have been NDC MPs and they could not get their NDC governments to bring development to the people of Afram Plains, especially under the last NDC government which lasted 8 years in office" External link

modernghana Tuesday, October 27, 2020 5:13:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “Ensuring that a polling station is well catered for will motivate our party agents to ensure that ballots are protected and the ‘2012 pink sheet duplications’ are not repeated. So, we will adopt a polling station campaign-style to ensure that our party members are on the ground to protect our votes,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:42:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia wrote ( about John Mahama ) : "The former president, John Mahama recently asked what the Government of the NPP has used the monies it has borrowed during its term for. I will provide the former president with some answers and only ask that he takes his time to read," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : "We have undertaken a total of 3,251 infrastructure projects in the education sector. Of these, 1,597 have been completed and 1,654 ongoing," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "It is clear that the NPP government has not used the monies borrowed to invest in guinea fowls that subsequently flew to Burkina Faso," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "The Presidency is not remedial classes for correction of mistakes," External link

allafrica Tuesday, October 27, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : “He [Mr Mahama] banned Okada but is now making a U-turn on it; he brought teacher licensure exam but also making a U-turn on it” External link

modernghana Monday, October 26, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “So, we are now in first gear and want to go into second gear in 2021 for the car to move forward even faster, so, all of you should support President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the parliamentary candidates of the New Patriotic Party (NPP). We don’t want ‘skirt and blouse’, we want straight victory and I believe Bono East will see more development if you vote for us for a second term” External link

modernghana Monday, October 26, 2020 4:29:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “Ensuring that a polling station is well catered for will motivate our party agents to ensure that ballots are protected and the '2012 pink sheet duplications' are not repeated. So, we will adopt a polling station campaign-style to ensure that our party members are on the ground to protect our votes,” External link

modernghana Sunday, October 25, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "The people of Ghana know what the NDC is made up. We don't want to repeat that dance, one step forward and two steps backward," "Interestingly and by the grace of God, when the ballot numbering came, NPP is number one; NDC is number two. If you choose NPP, you're going to take a step forward. If you choose NDC, you are going to take two steps backward" External link

modernghana Sunday, October 25, 2020 2:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "What is at stake for the country in the December 7 election is a choice between the nation's progress, represented by the NPP under Nana Akufo-Addo and retrogression, represented by the opposition NDC under John Mahama. Using the two parties' positions on the ballot paper to make a case, the Vice President noted that voting for number one, which is President Akufo-Addo is one step forward, and voting for number two, which is former President Mahama, means taking the nation two steps backwards. " External link

ghanaweb Sunday, October 25, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia urged : "Give Nana Akufo-Addo and our Parliamentary candidates the opportunity to serve you even better. Sene East has always voted NDC, but there has been no corresponding development. But in less than 4 years of voting for an NPP government, you can see the improvements. Vote NPP, and see even more development" External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, October 25, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “Menzgold is not a licensed financial institution. We are talking about licensed financial institutions but if you set up your 419 institution and the Bank of Ghana warned repeatedly that people should not do business with Menzgold because they were not a licensed financial institution, so, you can’t use taxpayers’ money to pay locked-up funds of an institution that is not a licensed financial institution,” External link

modernghana Saturday, October 24, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : "For the first time in the history of Ghana, Zongo development is a focus in our national budget and only the government of President Akufo-Addo has done that," External link

modernghana Friday, October 23, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia urged : "Give Nana Akufo-Addo and our Parliamentary candidates the opportunity to serve you even better. Sene East has always voted NDC, but there has been no corresponding development. But in less than 4 years of voting for an NPP government, you can see the improvements. Vote NPP, and see even more development," External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 21, 2020 10:58:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia wrote ( about John Mahama ) : "The former president, John Mahama recently asked what the Government of the NPP has used the monies it has borrowed during its term for. I will provide the former president with some answers and only ask that he takes his time to read," External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : "We have undertaken a total of 3,251 infrastructure projects in the education sector. Of these, 1,597 have been completed and 1,654 ongoing," External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "It is clear that the NPP government has not used the monies borrowed to invest in guinea fowls that subsequently flew to Burkina Faso," External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, October 20, 2020 8:41:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia wrote ( about John Mahama ) : “The former president John Mahama recently asked what the Government of the NPP has used the monies it has borrowed during its term for. I will provide the former president with some answers and only ask that he takes his time to read” External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, October 20, 2020 6:35:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : "Now people find it difficult to get young girls to be their house girls," External link

modernghana Tuesday, October 13, 2020 6:38:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : "Your Majesty, I am here this morning to seek your permission and blessing before I start my tour of the Ashanti Region," "Our mission is to spread the message of the good works the Akufo-Addo government has done in the past three and half years, and also tell the people our good policies for the next 4 years, which we believe they will listen and give us 4 more years to do more" External link

modernghana Monday, October 12, 2020 1:13:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Almighty Allah ) : "The importance of mosque to us, Muslims, cannot be underestimated. No matter how magnificent or small it is, we regard it as a sacred house of the Almighty Allah, and a place for our community to congregate and worship in unity, in obedience to Allah's command," External link

modernghana Sunday, October 11, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Almighty Allah ) : "The importance of mosque to us, Muslims, cannot be underestimated. No matter how magnificent or small it is, we regard it as a sacred house of the Almighty Allah, and a place for our community to congregate and worship in unity, in obedience to Allah’s command," External link

modernghana Sunday, October 11, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia saying : “you will go far; you will go far; you will go far” External link

modernghana Sunday, October 11, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We’ve voted since 1992, That is twenty-eight years now. NPP has since gotten one and half years to serve the people, and that was through a bye-election. So they’ve had twenty-six and half years, and yet the development here does not commensurate with the continued endorsement and loyalty you’ve shown them. You will realize there’s a vast difference between the Akufo-Addo government and the John Mahama and NDC government,” External link

modernghana Friday, October 9, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “The 2020 election is about protecting the future of our country,” External link

ghanaweb Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:14:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are trying to build a new, efficient Ghana. The world is continually evolving, and this evolution is led by cutting edge technology. We know there are many talented young men and women in the ICT space, and government is looking at ways to make innovating and actualizing promising ideas easier,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, October 8, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “The 2020 election is about protecting the future of our country,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted ( about Akufo Addo ) : “Mahama sent this country into dumsor for almost 5 years because they didn’t have the money to pay and Akufo-Addo has solved it. We cannot go back to dumsor” External link

modernghana Wednesday, October 7, 2020 9:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Marshall Plan ) : “Implementing the Marshall Plan for Agriculture will lead to structural transformation which, in turn, will catalyse economic activities and connect major sectors in the Ghanaian economy. It will lead to higher farmer incomes, value addition, jobs and the opportunities that come with being globally competitive,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, October 6, 2020 8:46:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “ECG and NEDCO are therefore tasked to work together, to provide for our consideration before the end of 2017 a sustainable business model for integration of distributed renewable energy generation. Whether we like or not, renewable energy has come to stay and we must all be smart, innovative and proactive if we are to enjoy the full benefits of it,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, October 4, 2020 8:11:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “Government is very much concerned about the plight of all citizens, particularly in times of grief. It is my prayer that the lives of the victims and the affected communities will come back to normalcy in the shortest possible time,” External link

3NewsGhana Sunday, October 4, 2020 12:41:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “So the rate of increase in the debt stock has come down very significantly. And the rate of growth of the debt to GDP has also decreased. Between 2008 and 2012, the debt to GDP ratio was increased by 49 per cent, and 2012 to 2016 it was increased by 19 per cent and then between 2016 and 2019 it increased by 3.9 per cent (exclusion of financial sector bailout) and 9.3 per cent (inclusion of bailout),” External link

modernghana Friday, October 2, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “In our context, first of all, we were using about 6.9 per cent of our GDP to pay interest at the end of the 2016 (income). As at the end of last year (2019), we used 5.7 per cent,” External link

modernghana Friday, October 2, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia argued : “the same thing would apply to many other economies, but we are looking at reality performance of Ghana and we are one of the best performing currencies against the dollar, right now” External link

modernghana Friday, October 2, 2020 5:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We also need to ensure financial inclusion, and so we are launching interoperability next month. This is to bring together the mobile payment systems to allow their systems to talk to each other, and those of the banks as well,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, October 2, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are going to build a model senior high school in the Zongo community in every region, so, we will start with 16 model SHSs so that our children will have an opportunity to attend those schools” External link

modernghana Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have managed Ghana’s debt extremely well. When you look at the rate of the debt stock, from 2008 to 2012, the rate of increase was 267%. From 2012 to 2016, the rate of increase was 243%. From 2016 to 2019 the rate of increase is 76 percent. So, the rate of increase has come down significantly” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, October 1, 2020 6:40:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have a very large diversity and I am very confident and comfortable with our team but everyone can have their own views about what family and friends are but we are just dealing with competent people,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:12:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia asked : “How can you say you will expand Free SHS when you did not believe in it?” External link

modernghana Saturday, September 26, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “His government couldn’t pay for a lot of things” External link

modernghana Friday, September 25, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : “We are spending GHS2.2 billion every year on free senior high school education which has enabled 1.2 million students to gain access to second-cycle education even though Mr Mahama said if he had GHS2.2 billion he will never spend it on free SHS” External link

modernghana Friday, September 25, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : “Every year, there was an average 45 per cent increase in electricity tariffs under the Mahama administration” External link

modernghana Friday, September 25, 2020 11:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “this is a manifestation of government’s made-in-Ghana strategy that underpins Ghana Beyond Aid” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, September 24, 2020 1:31:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : “There are 299 projects being executed in the Region, with 159 completed, and the remaining 140 ongoing. These are projects in education, health, roads, water and sanitation, etc.,” “Together with flagship policies like the free SHS, planting for food and jobs, one district one factory, one district one warehouse, one constituency one ambulance, NABCO, Zongo Development Fund, as well as the provision of free electricity and water, the people of Oti have seen a lot of development and improvement in livelihoods in less than four years under President Akufo-Addo. We therefore need to protect all these achievements as we seek to do more in the next four years with your support” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, September 23, 2020 9:00:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Under the distinguished leadership of President Akufo-Addo and President Xi, our relations have become more robust and diverse, touching practically all conceivable spheres of development, especially in trade and investment, culture and education,” External link

peopledaily Friday, September 18, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "At the end of the day, this is a problen that we have kept experiencing year after year and the question I am sure is in the minds of every Ghanaian is what are we doing about it?," "We have basically understood that to deal with this problem fundamentally, we have to have a flood control in the context of the Pawlugu Dam" External link

modernghana Friday, September 11, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "Many farmers have lost their livestock and crops. They have lost a lot of their crops and for farmers when you lose your crop, that is a year's income so we have to find a way of cushioning these farmers. We have to find a way to provide relief for the farmers to help them" External link

modernghana Friday, September 11, 2020 10:43:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “This region, as you can see and feel already, will lead to more development in all the districts of this region,” External link

modernghana Monday, September 7, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “We are a government that is thinking about the people, the poverty of our people and to bring in policies that will uplift our people from poverty” External link

modernghana Monday, September 7, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : “And, today, by the grace of God, our children are going to free SHS and free TVET” “Today, John Mahama says he wants to come back. Can we trust him with free SHS?” External link

modernghana Monday, September 7, 2020 7:54:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia asked : "Where is the legacy of SADA?" "They said they have invested in tree planting. We say where are the trees? They say they have all been burnt by fire" External link

modernghana Saturday, September 5, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : "Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is a different type of leader. He is a leader who talks development and does development," "This is why you're seeing all these projects across Tatale Sanguli and other parts of the north. President Akufo-Addo is a leader who believes in inclusive development, and the true development of the northern part of the country" External link

modernghana Saturday, September 5, 2020 2:13:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about Akufo Addo ) : “The Akufo-Addo government intends to upgrade the Pong Tamale Agriculture College to a university to help promote the study of agriculture at an advanced level which will directly impact positively on food production among others,” External link

modernghana Friday, September 4, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : "it's completely false that the dams don’t exist. Indeed the former President (Mahama) said the 1V1D hasn't materialized but there was a documentary in Bole his own constituency and 10 dams were functional . . . these dams are providing water . . . If you sit in Accra you may not understand what the impact of these dams are, you have to go down and see . . . " External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, August 30, 2020 6:27:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “It is clear that there are a lot of youth who, when they finish school, just trying to rent accommodation is a big problem” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, August 28, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “under this scheme, if you have a job and we can deduct regularly from your income, the National Rental Assistance Scheme will give you a loan to pay your [rent] allowance but we are paying this not to you but to your landlord and it will be deducted monthly as you’d normally pay, so, we are bringing this” “You need to have a formal employment” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, August 28, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “When we came, there was a contract to do the interoperability and that contract was to be done for $1.2 billion but at the end of the day, we looked at it, there were conditions that were not yet satisfied and the Bank of Ghana terminated the contract and instead of spending $1.2 billion to do mobile interoperability, we spent $4.5 million” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, August 28, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “When we came, there was a contract to do the interoperability and that contract was to be done for $1.2 billion but at the end of the day, we looked at it, there were conditions that were not yet satisfied and the Bank of Ghana terminated the contract and instead of spending $1.2 billion to do mobile interoperability, we spent $4.5 million” External link

ClassFMGhana Friday, August 28, 2020 1:52:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We’ll also want to reduce the cost of power. This is a major problem for businesses” External link

PeaceFMGhana Friday, August 28, 2020 4:49:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Covid-19 has delayed but not derailed our progress as a nation," External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia indicated : "We inherited a very bad economy but in just three years, we had turned it around before covid-19 hit us earlier this year and this helped us to respond. It also shows we have what it takes to move the country forward beyond the pandemic," External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "concentrating on the airport means there is nothing else to talk about . . . after everything that was said in the manifesto, you will expect the policies to be interrogated by your opponent and other people alike but the issues being interrogated is the airport" External link

PeaceFMGhana Thursday, August 27, 2020 10:48:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Sometimes on our toll roads, you go on the Tema motorway and pay some toll; you are not sure how much of it ends up with government. But if you digitise those payments, you see that suddenly government revenue is going up; and the empirical evidence generally shows that when you digitise, economic activities go up,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “With the successful implementation of Free SHS, about 1.2m of our children are in the senior secondary schools and when they finish, they will like to go to the universities but the cost of going to the university is always problematic, especially to the poor,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “When you take the loan and you complete school, you will a two year grace period start paying gradually. The two year grace period is one year of national service, and another one year, hopefully after you start working. After this two year grace period, government will start deducting the loan grdually over a period of time,” “Once you have the national ID card, you are already captured in the system so when government gives you a loan for school fees, you can pay back gradually over a period of time” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 26, 2020 7:10:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, August 21, 2020 2:07:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Friday, August 21, 2020 1:03:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia argued : “It should not be for the government or politicians to decide on the sharing of infrastructure amenities on the basis of tribal, ideological and political preferences,” External link

modernghana Thursday, August 20, 2020 4:39:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The investment in infrastructure by the NPP government over the last three years has been massive. I dare say our investment in infrastructure, our infrastructure record is second to none for any government in its first term under the Fourth Republic,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The investment in infrastructure by the NPP government over the last three years has been massive. I dare say our investment in infrastructure, our infrastructure record, is second to none for any government in its first term under the Fourth Republic,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 5:08:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 3:34:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We are not only building infrastructure. We are building a nation” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, August 19, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Of these, we have completed 8,746 and there is 8,588 ongoing,” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, August 18, 2020 10:59:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "We need data on price movements to gauge how changes in consumer prices alone may be affecting the trends in income distribution, poverty levels, and inequalities, including especially among those who live on retirement incomes," External link

irishsun Friday, August 14, 2020 2:10:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about Commission ) : "With Continental Free Trade and the march towards the Africa We Want, more and more there is the need to further streamline data collection on African economies for monitoring and evaluation and planning purposes. This underlines the urgent need for effective collaboration between the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), African Development Bank (AfDB) and other stakeholders to build the vital socio-economic statistics for Africa," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Governments must invest in ICT infrastructure and the digital data collection tools," "I call upon the heads of national statistical office gathered through this virtual medium to work with ECA in transforming their national statistical systems" External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "It is our hope that the ECA will work with national statistical institutions to overcome these disparities by agreeing on common methdological guidelines, benchmarks and capacity building," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "We need data on price movements to gauge how changes in consumer prices alone may be affecting the trends in income distribution, poverty levels and inequalities," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : "Former President Mahama is not a new candidate. He is a known candidate who was in office for 8 years as Vice President and President," "What the youth of this country should ask is, what did John Mahama do for the youth in eight (8) years of government" External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about John Mahama ) : "Promises are one thing but deeds and actions are another. Actions speak louder than words and John Mahama's record of incompetence has already spoken loudly," External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Over the last three and half years, we have developed and implemented many initiatives designed to place the youth in the forefront of national development," "We have created over two million jobs in the public and private formal sectors since 2017 (inclusive of governemnt job-creation programmes and initiatives such as Plating for Food and Jobs, NBCO Graduate Programme and National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Plan" External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added ( about Akufo Addo ) : "President Akufo-Addo has demonstrated an understanding of the issues faced by the youth and he has done something about it," "His second term will, by the grace of God, be transformational for this country with the youth at the cebter of that transformation" External link

allafrica Friday, August 14, 2020 3:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Governments must invest in ICT infrastructure and the digital data collection tools," "I call upon the heads of national statistical office gathered through this virtual medium to work with ECA in transforming their national statistical systems" External link

modernghana Wednesday, August 12, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "It is our hope that the ECA will work with national statistical institutions to overcome these disparities by agreeing on common methdological guidelines, benchmarks and capacity building," External link

modernghana Wednesday, August 12, 2020 7:17:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Governments must invest in ICT infrastructure and the digital data collection tools," "I call upon the heads of national statistical office gathered through this virtual medium to work with ECA in transforming their national statistical systems" External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : "It is our hope that the ECA will work with national statistical institutions to overcome these disparities by agreeing on common methdological guidelines, benchmarks and capacity building," External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, August 12, 2020 12:38:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “It is simply not acceptable that for a very long time an institution of state with the powers to help in properly accounting for our mineral resources was not enabled nor allowed to perform its job. This has to change. I know of a bauxite mining company that over the last five years has paid no dividends to government because it claims it has made no profits yet it continues to mine vigorously. This cannot be right. Thankfully we have now begun conversations about the process of making sure that every single bar of gold leaving our shores is properly weighed, tested, valued, and accounted for. While the process may not be as robust as we want, it is a positive step in the right direction and we are impressed with the collaboration between the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Precious Minerals Marketing Company in making sure we expedite the full spectrum of accounting for our gold resources,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:38:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about Commission ) : “With Continental Free Trade and the march towards the Africa We Want, more and more there is the need to further streamline data collection on African economies for monitoring and evaluation and planning purposes. This underlines the urgent need for effective collaboration between the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), African Development Bank (AfDB) and other stakeholders to build the vital socio-economic statistics for Africa,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, August 12, 2020 7:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Financial inclusion is very key to the economy. We have to make sure that everybody practically has a bank account” External link

3NewsGhana Tuesday, August 11, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : "Building an inclusive society requires pragmatic government policies to ensure everyone is covered. This has been the focus of the Akufo-Addo government, and this thinking is evidently clear in broader social intervention policies of our government," "The poor and deprived in Ghana largely live in rural, inner city and zongo communities; and have historically been excluded in many aspects of governance and access to opportunities and government services in this country" External link

allafrica Monday, August 3, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Akufo Addo ) : "President Akufo-Addo is more committed to uplifting education in Zongo communities. As a result, he has decided that in shaa Allah, his next government will build 16 model secondary schools in Zongo communities in each of the sixteen region," "This will be a special senior high school, which will focus on educating children within Zongo communities" External link

allafrica Monday, August 3, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We have now begun conversations about the process of making sure every single bar of gold leaving our shores is properly weighed, tested, valued and accounted for,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:22:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Our experience is that these costs that some mining companies actually incur are really a black box. They are not transparent. We don’t really know,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, August 1, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The fundamental source of what we intend to do is solid fiscal discipline and consolidation. The deficit is expected to be brought down from 9 to 6.5 per cent, and we are cutting down government expenditure,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, July 30, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia wrote : "The choice Ghanaians face on December 7th is between John Mahama and Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. Thankfully both of them have records. John Mahama was Vice President and President for 8 years and Nana Akufo-Addo has been the president for three and half years," External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about John Mahama ) : "John Mahama presided over a mismanaged and collapsing financial system. 82 licensed financial institutions (listed below) collapsed under JM’s watch (were they deliberately collapsed by his government?) and the depositors were not paid," External link

PeaceFMGhana Tuesday, July 28, 2020 10:16:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia explained : “Any merchant can have a universal QR Code: including chop bar operators, food vendors, barbers, carpenters or masons, musicians, shoe-shine boys, khebab sellers, market traders, trotros, taxis, churches, mosques, schools, funeral committees, wedding organisers – basically, any business,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, July 26, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We need basic applications to make tax payment easy” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, July 23, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If we have all these pieces of the puzzle in place, then you will begin to see its impact on interest rates, because it will be a completely different economy,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:32:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “ECG and NEDCO are therefore tasked to work together, to provide for our consideration before the end of 2017 a sustainable business model for integration of distributed renewable energy generation. Whether we like or not, renewable energy has come to stay and we must all be smart, innovative and proactive if we are to enjoy the full benefits of it,” External link

BFTOnline Wednesday, July 22, 2020 1:48:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “We will actually be seeing some significant reduction in the cost of electricity for industrial production next year in Ghana, and that can be as much as 25%…” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, July 21, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Under the new regulation, we are going to insist on transparent accounting of our natural resources. In other countries, when a mineral is mined it is under the control of government until it is exported. We are going to talk with the mining and oil firms, and insist on a transparent accounting system” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, July 16, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia recalled : "During the 2016 elections campaign, President Nana Akufo-Addo was here and I came with him. He promised the National Chief Imam that should God make him President, he would look after the welfare of the Zongos and Muslims. He will run an inclusive government," "As we prepared our 2016 manifesto, we looked at the Zongos and we identified two key problems that we thought God willing if we had the chance, we would address. One was education" External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "If you go around a lot of Zongos now, you will feel the impact of of this ministry whether it is a classroorm blocks, toilet facilities, drainage , systems, water, roads, bridges, clinics, etc. The Ministry and the Zongo Development Fund are addressing many problems in Zongos across the country," External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "The only way any community can break out from poverty, sustainably, is through education and this does not just apply to the Zongos. It applies to the whole world," "Most of us come from the villages and the only reason we have been able to move ahead , one way or the other, is through education. So we said that one of the biggest things we needed to do was education" External link

allafrica Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We also need to ensure financial inclusion, and so we are launching interoperability next month. This is to bring together the mobile payment systems to allow their systems to talk to each other, and those of the banks as well,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, July 13, 2020 5:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia recalled : "During the 2016 elections campaign, President Nana Akufo-Addo was here and I came with him. He promised the National Chief Imam that should God make him President, he would look after the welfare of the Zongos and Muslims. He will run an inclusive government," "As we prepared our 2016 manifesto, we looked at the Zongos and we identified two key problems that we thought God willing if we had the chance, we would address. One was education" External link

modernghana Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "If you go around a lot of Zongos now, you will feel the impact of of this ministry whether it is a classroorm blocks, toilet facilities, drainage , systems, water, roads, bridges, clinics, etc. The Ministry and the Zongo Development Fund are addressing many problems in Zongos across the country," External link

modernghana Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "The only way any community can break out from poverty, sustainably, is through education and this does not just apply to the Zongos. It applies to the whole world," "Most of us come from the villages and the only reason we have been able to move ahead , one way or the other, is through education. So we said that one of the biggest things we needed to do was education" External link

modernghana Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “What this arrangement does basically, is to say that we agree with Sinohydro that they provide us our choice of infrastructure worth $2 billion. The Sinohydro Corporation which is going to provide the infrastructure is not the company that is going to mine the bauxite and they are not taking our raw bauxite. In other words, Sinohydro is not a mining company,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, July 10, 2020 4:05:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “There is an urgency among the youth in areas of entrepreneurship and innovation, especially once they are stimulated. Entrepreneurship is a vital element for economic growth and development. It is a relevant strategic tool in preventing unemployment,” External link

BFTOnline Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If financial services can therefore be delivered through the mobile phone, we could cover 70 percent of the bankable population. Today, we have in excess of 37 million connected mobile phones in Ghana, and that means a huge number of people can be brought into the financial space just by using mobile phones. These mobile phones serve as vehicles that can be used to mobilise the millions of cedis held outside the banking sector,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, July 4, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia says : “It must translate into the well-being of Ghanaians in their everyday living: safe drinking water, good roads, jobs, access to good healthcare, stable and affordable electricity, and good education among others,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, July 3, 2020 1:14:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “I thank the Almighty Allah for this historic day. I want to express my profound gratitude and appreciation to H.E. the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the honour of reaching out again to select me for the fourth time to serve as his running mate, and Insha-Allah, again as his Vice-President of the Republic, in his second term as President of the Republic,” External link

PeaceFMGhana Wednesday, July 1, 2020 1:01:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Senior Minister ) : “I have personally filed my 2018 returns through iTaPS and so has the Senior Minister and the Finance Minister. I wish to congratulate the management of GRA for these initiatives and encourage them to come up with more of such ideas to simplify the tax payment system and increase the pace of automation,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:48:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “I thank the Almighty Allah for this historic day. I want to express my profound gratitude and appreciation to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the honour of reaching out again to select me for the fourth time to serve as his running mate, and Insha-Allah, again as his Vice-President of the Republic, in his second term as President of the Republic,” External link

modernghana Sunday, June 28, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Almighty Allah ) : “Mr. President, you have chosen me for the fourth time, and insha Allah the people of Ghana will give you four more to do more,” External link

modernghana Sunday, June 28, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia pointed out : “The best running mate in the world cannot make a difference if the President is indecisive and incompetent” External link

modernghana Sunday, June 28, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “The Transformation story needs to be told because it is in telling our stories that we will appreciate how far we have come, the challenges we’ve overcome…it is in telling our story that we uncover the opportunities ahead of us; let not the ‘Africa Rising’ story be an event or only nurturing entrepreneurship and good governance, but also ensure more inclusive policies that open the pathways and platforms for development of many,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, June 23, 2020 7:39:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia pointed out ( about Tan Ching Chin ) : “While we are on a mission to digitise Ghana, we have to be very aware that new systems will only be as good as the people who implement them. New systems disrupt the status quo and therefore one can expect push-back from beneficiaries of the status quo. Our experience with implementation of the paperless system at the ports is a case in point,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, June 19, 2020 1:28:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We are putting this in place as part of measures that are being put in place to strengthen the financial system, as we integrate into the global financial system. The establishment of the Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation has been an important step to boosting the confidence of the Ghanaian depositor and it is part of efforts to locking in the gains of financial sector reforms carried out over the last two years,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, June 14, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia told : “It is simply not acceptable that for a very long time an institution of state with the powers to help in properly accounting for our mineral resources was not enabled nor allowed to perform its job. This has to change. I know of a bauxite mining company that over the last five years has paid no dividends to government because it claims it has made no profits yet it continues to mine vigorously. This cannot be right. Thankfully we have now begun conversations about the process of making sure that every single bar of gold leaving our shores is properly weighed, tested, valued, and accounted for. While the process may not be as robust as we want, it is a positive step in the right direction and we are impressed with the collaboration between the Ghana Chamber of Mines and the Precious Minerals Marketing Company in making sure we expedite the full spectrum of accounting for our gold resources,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, June 13, 2020 12:34:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Special industry-tailored policies and programmes are also being implemented, with a view to ensuring that newly-revived companies not only find their feet but also contribute to national development and into the overall plan for increased value-addition to ensure greater earnings,” External link

BFTOnline Saturday, June 13, 2020 8:26:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia noted : “We also need to ensure financial inclusion, and so we are launching interoperability next month. This is to bring together the mobile payment systems to allow their systems to talk to each other, and those of the banks as well,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, June 12, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Government is concerned about the illicit activities going on in the petroleum downstream industry: mostly in the form of illegal bunkering, smuggling of petroleum products and dumping products meant for export on the local market,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, June 12, 2020 3:23:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “The project will accelerate the growth of Ghana’s petroleum downstream sub-sector and make it a major player in the economy and consequently ensure development of sustainable value, wealth creation and the progress of industry” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, June 9, 2020 5:47:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “If financial services can therefore be delivered through the mobile phone, we could cover 70 percent of the bankable population. Today, we have in excess of 37 million connected mobile phones in Ghana, and that means a huge number of people can be brought into the financial space just by using mobile phones. These mobile phones serve as vehicles that can be used to mobilise the millions of cedis held outside the banking sector,” External link

BFTOnline Monday, June 8, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia says : “It must translate into the well-being of Ghanaians in their everyday living: safe drinking water, good roads, jobs, access to good healthcare, stable and affordable electricity, and good education among others,” External link

BFTOnline Friday, June 5, 2020 10:25:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about Marshall Plan ) : “Implementing the Marshall Plan for Agriculture will lead to structural transformation which, in turn, will catalyse economic activities and connect major sectors in the Ghanaian economy. It will lead to higher farmer incomes, value addition, jobs and the opportunities that come with being globally competitive,” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, June 2, 2020 6:24:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Whilst we can all be proud of what we have managed to achieve so far in the fight against the pandemic, we have also been humbled by the ferocity of the pandemic, laying bare some of the shortcomings in our health system and what we have not done well as governments," "The underinvestment in our health infrastructure, our material shortfalls, our manpower capabilities, and our vulnerabilities in fighting medical catastrophes are hard lessons" External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : "The focus is on delivering on the largest investment by any government in our healthcare infrastructure in the last fifty years by constructing 88 standard design 100-bed hospitals with accommodation for doctors and nurses in the Districts without hospitals, 6 new regional hospitals in the six new regions, and infectious disease centres for each of the three ecological zones: coastal, northern and middle belt zones in the country, and as well as the Ghana Centre for Disease Control," External link

PeaceFMGhana Sunday, May 31, 2020 4:36:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Access (to healthcare) is not only in providing physical infrastructure. We need the health professionals who deliver the services, who are well trained to be able to make the difficult decisions, sometimes even tragic choices, in delivering health services. Training is therefore critical if any health system will survive over time," External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "I would like to stress that this government is committed to the health of Ghanaians and will do everything possible to assure all citizens of accessible, affordable and available health service delivery across the nation," "We are committed to investing in all aspects of the health system - in physical infrastructure and soft infrastructure by leveraging on technology to leapfrog our development" External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : "Whilst we can all be proud of what we have managed to achieve so far in the fight against the pandemic, we have also been humbled by the ferocity of the pandemic, laying bare some of the shortcomings in our health system and what we have not done well as governments," "The underinvestment in our health infrastructure, our material shortfalls, our manpower capabilities, and our vulnerabilities in fighting medical catastrophes are hard lessons" External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : "The focus is on delivering on the largest investment by any government in our healthcare infrastructure in the last fifty years by constructing. 88 standard design 100-bed hospitals with accommodation for doctors and nurses in the Districts without hospitals, 6 new regional hospitals in the six new regions, and infectious disease centres for each of the three ecological zones: coastal, northern and middle belt zones in the country, and as well as the Ghana Centre for Disease Control," External link

allafrica Friday, May 29, 2020 1:30:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said : “Under the new regulation, we are going to insist on transparent accounting of our natural resources. In other countries, when a mineral is mined it is under the control of government until it is exported. We are going to talk with the mining and oil firms, and insist on a transparent accounting system” External link

BFTOnline Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:51:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “ECG and NEDCO are therefore tasked to work together, to provide for our consideration before the end of 2017 a sustainable business model for integration of distributed renewable energy generation. Whether we like or not, renewable energy has come to stay and we must all be smart, innovative and proactive if we are to enjoy the full benefits of it,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, May 24, 2020 10:34:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia added : “We are putting this in place as part of measures that are being put in place to strengthen the financial system, as we integrate into the global financial system. The establishment of the Ghana Deposit Protection Corporation has been an important step to boosting the confidence of the Ghanaian depositor and it is part of efforts to locking in the gains of financial sector reforms carried out over the last two years,” External link

BFTOnline Sunday, May 24, 2020 1:11:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated : “we thank God for the life of Otumfuo. He is a wise King and we all [politicians] rely on him for his wise counsel” External link

PeaceFMGhana Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia said ( about John Mahama ) : “We have been able to perform much better on the situation we inherited. In fact, the data makes it very clear. So My humble advice to former President Mahama is to take a look at the data before you speak, otherwise, you will end up embarrassing yourself,” External link

modernghana Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:56:00 AM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia stated ( about John Mahama ) : “My humble advice to former President John Mahama is: ‘Take a look at the data, this is not green book data. Take a look at the data before you speak, otherwise, you will end up embarrassing yourself’. When it comes to the data, it has been very clear; in agricultural growth, we have performed better; industry growth, we have performed better; inflation, we have performed better, on interest rate, we did perform better; exchange rate depreciation, we have performed better. That is the data,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, May 5, 2020 4:15:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

slateafrique Friday, June 21, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

capital-FR Friday, June 21, 2019 2:07:00 PM EAT

Mahamudu Bawumia déclaré : "Nos gouvernements se sont mis d'accord pour offrir aux agriculteurs une juste part de la richesse produite par l'industrie" External link

challenges Friday, June 21, 2019 1:50:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
president21.91%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
vice president21.35%EN07/28/201728/07/2017
vice-president7.87%EN05/18/201718/05/2017
candidate32.02%EN03/01/201701/03/2017
presidential candidate8.43%EN03/01/201701/03/2017
leader0.56%EN10/09/201609/10/2016
nominee1.12%EN09/08/201608/09/2016
deputy3.37%EN04/02/201402/04/2014
vice presidential candidate3.37%EN08/16/201316/08/2013
Names Lang Count
Mahamudu BawumiaEN72.97%
Mahamudu BawumiaFR23.22%
Mahamud BawumiaEN1.27%
Mahmoud BawumiaEN0.89%
Mahamoud BawumiaEN0.76%
Mahmud BawumiaEN0.63%
Mahamudu BawumiaSA0.25%


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Seth Terkper said ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “Why hit at HE Mahama? We note distortions cited from 2015 a lot. Can we hold the government to its own criteria set in 2015 by HE VP Bawumia, even without holding values constant, as far back as 2008?” External link

3NewsGhana Wednesday, October 28, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Felix Ofosu Kwakye said ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “I have had occasion to say somewhere that, [what Bawumia did] is akin to inviting me to take part in a beauty contest with a woman. It is illogical and with the greatest of respect to him, it does not make sense. A power crisis is not the same as a global health pandemic for that reason, the responses to both are not the same,” External link

modernghana Thursday, June 4, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “We don’t believe that Mahamudu Bawumia is a torn in NDC’s flesh. In fact the way he has messed his own reputation up, it will be very advantageous for us if he gets the slot to be running mate of NPP and he will be a very easy candidate to deal with,” External link

ghanaweb Sunday, May 10, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah stated ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “We don’t believe that Mahamudu Bawumia is a torn in NDC’s flesh. In fact the way he has messed his own reputation up, it will be very advantageous for us if he gets the slot to be running mate of NPP and he will be a very easy candidate to deal with,” External link

3NewsGhana Saturday, May 9, 2020 5:26:00 PM EAT

Cassiel Ato Forson added ( about Mahamudu Bawumia ) : “In any case, it is inhumane to compare a pandemic killing human beings to an electricity generation problem that was resolved by the same government. It is time to caution Dr. Bawumia not to be proud of cosmetic macro-economic data that fails to translate into economic well-being,” External link

modernghana Tuesday, May 5, 2020 3:16:00 PM EAT