Election 2016 Mahama did not promise one house per meter - Omane Boamah

According to the president, the initiative will reduce tension at the various households with the usage of electricity.

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The Minister  of Communications, Edward Omane-Boamah has denied reports that President Mahama has promised the provision of meters to the people of Abura on winning the 2016 election.

According to him, "President Mahama is not promising the provision of meters."

He said "Likening it to Akuffo-Addo's one dam, one village nationwide frivolous policy is to say the President is promising one meter per one house for the whole country...which ordinarily is not a problem but fact is he didn't promise that for the whole country."

Read more: Mahama promises one house; one meter


Earlier report indicates that President John Mahama has promised the people of Abura in the Cape Coast North constituency one meter per house.

According to the president, the initiative will reduce tension at the various households with the usage of electricity.

As part of his campaign tour of the Central Region, President Mahama addressing the people of Abura in the Abura/Asebu/Kwamankese said 1500 meters should be made available to the people of Abura so that each house will have one meter.


Background to Election 2016 with promises

Nana Addo promised to establish a dam in every farming village in a bid to improve agriculture production in the country if elected in the December polls.

See also: Nana Addo's '1-village-1-dam' campaign promise not possible - Kwesi Pratt


He said the only way to increase the total land area under cultivation in Ghana from 30,000 out of 14 million hectares of arable land is for the country to develop more irrigation systems.

See also: Akufo-Addo flays Mahama, says SADA is a monumental failure


Akufo-Addo made this known when he was addressing the Bolgatanga Traditional Council on the 2nd day of his tour of the Upper East Region.

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