It said the NDC achieve 52.9 percent of 540 promises contained in its 2012 manifesto based on five thematic areas, namely the economy, governance, education, social policy and infrastructure.

Presenting IMANI Ghana’s final report on the government’s performance in office since 2012, the think tank scored the government 43.9 percent on the economy and 69.4 percent on education.

The rest are governance, 50.7 percent, social policy, 52.2 percent, and infrastructure, 55 percent.

In all, IMANI Ghana said the NDC obtained a final score of 52.9 percent on the promises the party made to Ghanaians prior to the 2012 presidential and parliamentary elections which it described as “a fair mark”.

Franklin Cudjoe, President of IMANI Ghana, told the media in an interview their work only focused on the documented promises but did not measure the impact of the implemented pledges.

The Director of Research for the NDC, William Ahadzie, has however indicated the government had been able to implement “at least 80 percent of its policy document”.

IMANI says its assessment of the ruling party’s manifesto aimed at helping voters to make more informed political choices. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/

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