Aug 01, 2012 at 10:14am
1st August, 2012
The Informer expresses profound sadness at the sudden death of Prof Mills.
According to the paper, Ghanaians will remember the late president for his peace loving, strong will and sense of purpose.
It says even when there were rumours of him dying on several occasions, he would just appear at a public podium to make jokes of them and their peddlers.
The Informer maintains that a lot has been achieved under Prof Mills and wonders why his sudden death should bring to an end such a rapid infrastructural development.
The Daily Graphic lauds Ghanaians for the sense of unity and purposefulness they have demonstrated since the death of President Mills.
The paper expects Ghanaians to uphold such mood in all their thought, words and actions after the burial of the late President.
The Paper believes that there is something beautiful in unity which Ghanaians have missed all these years.
The Graphic says if the sense of togetherness drives everything the hullabaloo surrounding the number of years SHS students should spend in school would not have been raised.
It believes Ghanaians would rather be seeking answers to the problems students face in respect of infrastructure educational materials and teachers to help them come out successfully in then academic pursuits.
The Graphic believes the presidents death however sad has taught Ghanaians to be united.
The Ghanaians Times welcomes the decision by government to implement a Gas Policy to ensure the production of gas in large quantities.
It says the policy which would soon be laid before Parliament for approval would encourage the production of gas to meet the demands of the country.
The paper however believes the country can exploit various potentials in the gas industry to accelerate its economic development.
The paper is worried about the environmental problem gas may cause and asks that all precautionary measures be put in place to prevent the environment from being polluted.
The Finder is particularly happy that within two and a half years, about 500 acres of forest reserve have been created in the Talensi - Nabdam District of the Upper east region.
The paper says the move which is under the Farmer Managed and National Regeneration programme will go a long way to check the southward movement of the Sahara Desert.
It said the programme by extension will also provide the people in that area the necessary vegetation cover required for normal human existence.