The General Secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Asiedu Nketia has stated that the NDC government has a special package for the vulnerable in society including orphans, widows and the aged.
The NDC’s General Secretary made this known while addressing a mini durbar of Chiefs, elders and cashew farmers at Baano No.2 in the Jaman South constituency as part of the Bono Regional campaign tour of the NDC flagbearer John Dramani Mahama on Tuesday September 30, 2020.
Mr Aseidu Nketia said his administration under Former President John Mahama will build special homes for the aged who are in need and also provide people above 60 years free but quality health care.
“ Widows will be protected through a legal instrument to ensure that they benefit from their deceased husband’s properties as well as protect them from harassment or intimidation”, he said.
He explained further that the new law when passed will counterpart Intestate Succession Law 1985, PNDC Law 111.
Mr Aseidu Nketia added that should the party be voted into power in the next coming election, a law would be passed to protect domestic workers to deter employees from treating them unfairly.