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General News of Saturday, 26 August 2017


Employing only NPP supporters will collapse 'One District One Factory'- Kwesi Pratt Jnr

The government has been warned against employing only supporters of New Patriotic Party (NPP) to work at “One District One Factory” establishments across the country.

“Employing only party members could cause the collapse of these factories”, Managing Editor of the Insight newspaper, Mr. Kwasi Pratt Jnr. has admonished.

“I will be much surprise if only members of the ruling New Patriotic Party are given the opportunity to work at the factories”, he told sit-in-host of Peace FM morning show.

According to the card bearing member of the Convention People’s Party (CPP), the flagship policy must be depoliticized to enable each one has the opportunity to be employed.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, last Friday, August 25, 2017, launched his government’s flagship policy popularly termed at “One District One Factory” Ekumfi in the Central Region.

This is in fulfillment of a pledge by President Akufo-Addo to see the actualization of the industrialization of Ghana as part of the transformation process he envisages for the country to create employment opportunities by empowering the private sector

The policy, when implemented will create the environment conducive for each local government areas to own factories relative to their well-endowed resources and capacity to provide jobs and wealth for the country.