The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says the Nana Akufo- Addo administration has created over 300,000 jobs for the youth in less than three years in government.
The job creation, according to the party, cuts across all spheres of the economy including education, health, agriculture, security and entrepreneurship.
At a press conference organised and addressed by the National Youth Wing of the NPP, the National Youth Organiser, Henry Nana Boakye said the NPP, given the constraints it faced and the extent of decay perpetuated by the John Mahama administration, has done far better within three years than what the National Democratic Congress (NDC) did in eight years.
He referred to President Nana Akufo-Addo as a ‘Covenant Keeping President’ to wit, a president who delivers on his promise.
According to Mr Boakye, the NPP has delivered the Free Senior High School promise and is even improving on infrastructure to end the double-track system.
He said 181 factories under the one-district-one-factory programme are under various stages of construction and operation across the country while eight factories are fully operational and have employed 495 people.
He said, the youth in agriculture alone employed 26,500 youth between 2017 and 2018 and will employ additional 33,000 by end of 2019.
The NPP youth leader further said additional 1,350 entrepreneurs have been trained under the National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Support Programme and they have been given financial support to employ others.
He called on Ghanaians to keep faith with the NPP government to deliver.
Addressing the concern by many Ghanaians on the issue of ‘No money in our pocket syndrome’, Mr Boakye said the party empathises with Ghanaians.
He said the policies and programmes being implemented by the government have lasting positive effects on all Ghanaians.
He said the hardship is as a result of the poor and decay nature of the economy inherited from the NDC.
According to Mr Boakye, ‘The Youth Must Know Series’ will be a platform for the youth wing of the party to set government’s records straight.
Source: Adomonline.com | Maxwell Kudekor