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SONA 2020 at a glance

President Nana Akufo-Addo, in the 2020 State of the Nation Address (SONA) has revealed that students stuck in COVID-19-hit Wuhan will receive aid worth $500 each.

He also reiterated improvements made in the economy, benefits of implementing banking sector reforms, strides made in development and industrialisation of the nation, among others.

Below are some of the highlights of his SONA 2020 speech which he delivered in Parliament, Thursday.

On the COVID-19 epidemic and the Ghanaian students:

On the growth of the economy:

On the banking sector reforms:

On NPP’s 2016 Manifesto promises:

On the education sector:

On improving the government’s Free Senior High School progamme:

On trade and industry developments:

On the government’s ‘One District, One Factory’ flaghsip intiative:

On the energy sector:

On rates of unemployment:

On youth and sports development:

On the state of football in the country:

On the upcoming 2020 census: