Government will, today, release details of the list of 1,096,404 jobs created in both the public and private sectors of the Ghanaian economy.
Employment Minister; Ignatius Baffour Awuah had said that the New Patriotic Party government has facilitated the creation of 1,096,404 jobs.
The Minister, while speaking at the launch of the Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) in Kumasi, last Tuesday noted that the said jobs were only in the formal sector.
The Deputy Ranking Member of Parliament’s Committee on Employment, Richard Quashigah questioned the claims by the Employment Minister.
But Deputy Information Minister in charge of operations, Perry Curtis Kwabla Okudzeto, speaking on Adom FM’s Morning Show “Dwaso Nsem”, Wednesday, said the details of these jobs are available at the presidency.
According to him, the government will today (Wednesday) make them available to the press for a deeper insight into the figures.
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“I can authoritatively say that government has indeed created over I million jobs and so those who doubt it should just be calm because we have the figures with us as well as the list and they would be made public today for everyone to see what the Akufo Addo government has done,” he said.
Perry Okudzeto indicated that the launch of the Nation Builders Corps will look out for raw talents in the youth as well as persons who can deliver to build skills, network with others and prepare themselves for that dream job.
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“The scheme will concentrate mostly on raw talents to help our youth in the country. All these means Nana Addo is delivering on his promises and should be lauded”, he added.