Many are the expectations of most Ghanaians and even foreigners and investors.
GBC News solicited the views of some experts and their expectations of the budget to be presented.
“Government should also concentrate on paying the arrears of Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies, (MMDAs), and take a look at fuel prices.”
“Investment in human development, access to quality health care, potable water and all the basic necessities of life will enhance general security,” he noted.
Meanwhile, former president John Dramani has accused the Finance Minister of tampering with economic figures just to make the Akufo-Addo administration look good in the eyes of credit rating agencies.
“The economy was in mess even before covid, they used Covid as the cover up. The Finance Minister, I repeat , he has been cooking the books .
“I have said it several times , if he thinks I am not speaking the truth he should sue me, he has been cooking the books. He doesn’t give the right picture of the economy.
“Liabilities such as the Energy Sector debt, banking sector cleanup he doesn’t add them to the deficit. He puts it as a footnote and so when he says our deficit is 6 per cent it is because huge liabilities items are not part, he has hidden them.