2021 budget is an important and timely intervention by government –NPP
The NPP government has recieved overwhelming backlash at the budget statement describing it as “Sie y3n preko”
According to the minority in parliament, the budget is nothing but unprecedented indebtedness on the nation.
Meanwhile NPP member of parliament for Abuakwa south, Hon. Samuel Atta Achia who doubles as a former minister for works and housing said, the minority has a mindset of detractors their comment and reactions at the 2021 budget statement presented by Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu on Friday 12 March, 2021
According to Hon Ata Achia, government’s introduction of the COVID-19 Health Levy of 1% on VAT, Flat Rate Scheme and a 1% on National Health Insurance Levy (NHIL) as part of revenue measures to help the economy recover, according to the 2021 budget statement presented in Parliament is an important intervention worth talking about.
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs and Majority Leader Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu who revealed these during the 2021 Budget Statement in Accra on Friday said, such levies will be used for the procurement of vaccines and establishment of 14 medical waste treatment facilities.
Source: John Amarquaye