Pressure Groups, Arise Ghana and Justice for Ghana will these days wood in Parliament to call for that the House does no longer approve a GH¢80 million allocation for the development of the National Cathedral.
The teams will even call for that the lawmakers reject the proposed 2.5 in step with cent increment in Value Added Tax and the Electronic Transfer Levy which has been revised to one in step with cent with the edge got rid of.
They additionally need the legislators to reject the federal government’s debt change programme whether it is introduced prior to the House.
Convener of Arise Ghana, Prince Derrick Adjei, advised parliamentary newshounds that the recognized insurance policies don’t inure to the good thing about Ghanaians and that if similar are authorized, Ghanaians’ residing stipulations can be worse off.
“We need the cathedral mission totally taken off executive’s books and the partitions introduced down in order that Ghanaians can see the level of wear and tear brought about to Ghana’s public handbag.
“The public handbag has been harm very badly and we imagine that the cash spent at the cathedral thus far will have to be retrieved.
“We imagine very strongly that pensions of Ghanaians will have to no longer be touched and subsequently we would like that taken off the books and so far as any restructuring of our money owed are involved.
“Ghanaians are already struggling and we don’t be expecting any longer nuisance taxes. The E-Levy will have to no longer occur in the shape that it’s being proposed, there can be no threshold for the deficient.
“We do not expect any increase in VAT and for that matter, we expect our parliamentarians to shoot down all that we have enumerated,” Mr Adjei said.
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For his phase, the convener of Justice For Ghana, Selorm Dramani, mentioned the communications surrounding the development of the cathedral, a spot of worship, does no longer make it dignifying to the provider of God.
According to Mr Dramani, “God is the truth and the truth is God. The cathedral as it is being built is founded on lies, deception and an orgy of corruption and that is why we are against the building of the cathedral because God cannot dwell in an edifice built on lies”.
Meanwhile, the Member of Parliament for Bole Bamboi, Yusif Sulleman, has published to the media that the GH¢80 million budgeted for the cathedral has been rejected on the degree of the Committee on Tourism, Arts and Culture.
The Minority caucus has been threatening to vote towards the allocation to the development of the cathedral and the tax handles when they’re tabled prior to the House.
The House is predicted to upward push these days sine die for the Christmas destroy.