The National Women’s Organizer of Ghana Union Movement (GUM) Miss Dorcas Maame Adaazewaa Ackerson says traders in various market centers across the country with less than one thousand cedis (1,000) business capital would not be levied by local authorities should GUM voted into power.
She said those category of people are the ones struggling to make it in life and cater for their families, levying them as what authorities describe it as market toll on daily bases surely worsen their hardship situation.
Speaking to market women at Nkruakan in the Koforidua Municipal Assembly as part her campaign tour in the Eastern Region, said, it is clearly captured in their party’s manifesto that those doing small scale businesses be exempted from all forms of taxation.
According to Dorcas Ackerson, their government would also do everything possible to establish a financial institutions that would respond to the immediate needs of these struggling market Women.
She said, the bank would be ever ready to offer loans to traders with flexible terms.
Miss Dorcas Maame Adaazewa Ackerson stated, the party being led by Christian K Andrews would be doing all these just to take every single Ghanaian out of poverty circle that has bewildering them for long time just to bring the gab closer between the poor and the rich.
On her part, the Queen mother of the Nkruakan market, Madam Agnes Adwoa Afriyie, who could not hide his joy said the policies of Ghana Union Movement are long over due but it is always better late than never.
According to her, if those ideas realize its implementation it will go a long way to remove most market traders from financial suppression.
She, therefore welcomed the message saying the flag-bearer of Ghana Union movement Christian Kwabena Andrews is a trustworthy and will not disappoint them since he’s a man of God.
Credit : RiddimsGhana