In less than 24 hours the Finance Minister, Hon. Ken Ofori Attah will be presenting the 2018 budget before parliament.
The stakes are high as many Ghanaians are expecting that the 2018 budget will lessen the current living condition in the economy.
Speaking to Ghanacrusader.com, some Ghanaians from all walks of life expressed the optimism that the yet to be presented budget will focus on scrapping of some taxes and reduction in fuel prices.
Mr. Johnson Adjei, a taxi driver, pleaded with the government to reduce cost of fuel in the 2018 budget as that will improve his working condition.
A grocery shop attendant at East Legon , Mr. Francis Paintsil, also stated that the 2018 budget should focus on modalities that will fulfill the campaign promises of the president.
According to him the president promised to reduce cost of goods drastically yet prices shoot up each and everyday.
Meanwhile the minister of Finance Hon. Ken Ofori Atta has rounded up his preparations to deliver the 2018 fiscal policy of the government dubbed ‘Adwuma pa’’ [more jobs] budget on Wednesday 14th November.
The budget is expected to heavily center on creating more jobs to address issues of unemployment in the country.