John Dramani Mahama, the Flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has announced plans to introduce a new budget in April 2025 if elected as the president of the Republic.
Revealing this in his New Year message to Ghanaians on January 3, 2024, Mahama outlined that the upcoming budget aims to support and foster the growth of small businesses in the country. Additionally, he mentioned plans to adjust taxes, providing incentives to businesses for increased prosperity.
Mahama emphasized that these measures are designed to address the persistent issue of unemployment in the country. He stated, “In April 2025, the new NDC government shall introduce a new budget to support and build small businesses and adjust taxes as an incentive for job creation.”
Furthermore, the NDC flagbearer reiterated his vision for the implementation of a 24-hour economy. “At the heart of my vision for economic revitalization is the implementation of a 24-hour economy. This innovative policy seeks to maximize productivity and efficiency by extending business hours and operations around the clock,” Mahama affirmed.
He expressed his belief that the 24-hour economy would result in a more dynamic economic environment, benefiting both workers and businesses.