The opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) Communications Directorate in the Volta region is demanding its share of the ‘One-District-One-Factory’ flagship policy promised by President Nana Akufo-Addo.
“Why is Volta region left out of such a plan, after two-and-half years into the Nana Addo government? Not even a single factory to keep the hope of the people alive,” they lamented.
A statement signed by S.K. Agbleze, the regional communications officer and his deputy, Bright Delali Kugbeadzor, said: “The people of Ghana, specifically Voltarians vividly remember the ‘One-District-One Factory’ (1D1F) promised by H.E. Nana Addo in 2016.
“We question the commitment level of the president to the above call as far as his promise of 1D1F to the people of Volta is concerned, since there are no signs of 1D1F in Volta region that we can strongly point our fingers at.
“Aside the 1D1F, President Akufo-Addo made a specific promise of making Ketu South and Ketu North, an industrial hub but there is nothing going on also in Ketu North or Ketu South in regard to such a promise also.
“The Nana Addo government is already in its third year with absolute no sign of 1D1F in Volta. This leaves one to painfully conclude that the 1D1F was just a campaign gimmick without any serious commitment to fulfill them to the people of the Volta region.
“The people of the Volta region are awakening to the fact that the 1D1F is a promise and fail initiative without any serious commitment to redeeming it and can best be described as a failed promise, a cheap talk and an empty slogan.”