The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will deliver his first State of the Nation Address in his second term tomorrow, Tuesday, March 9, 2021.
This will be in accordance with Article 67 of the Constitution which mandates the President to present to Parliament the address at the beginning of each session of Parliament and before the dissolution of Parliament.
“The House will be privileged to receive the President who is obligated to deliver the State of the Nation Address. His Excellency has given an indication to me that he is ready to do the obligation on Tuesday 9th March 2021,” the Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin said in the House last week.
President Akufo-Addo’s address will be an overview of plans for his second term in office having won the 2020 general elections.
It is expected to cover areas of national development including, security, economy, agriculture, environment, education, and particularly health due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the roll-out of the country’s vaccination exercise.