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Comment: STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT IS MISSING

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BOY KOFI
Date:
2011-07-03 06:16:17
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Can the Minister of Transport propose the creation


We are lost totally in the Transport Business,if you come to talk about Air,
Rail and Sea.The only area left is the Road transport.Now the question is,why have we failed in this sector?I will take the RAILWAYS first because it was established by the British in 1928 from
Sekondi to Accra and Kumasi.This happened at the same time Takoradi Port was built.For the British,it was very strategical development because it improved the Socioeconomic standed
for many people and areas.Economically,it helps in hauling
raw materials from the hinterlands to the the Port for export.The British used the trains to haul Bauxite,Mangenese,Timber,Cocoa,Gold and other products to Takoradi port and then shipped them to Europe and America.There was also a Passengers Train,Maintanance Workshop and Train Stations around the county that provided work and skills for thousands of people.My own grandfather,Mr York was the first Station Master in Sekondi.Kwame Nkrumah brought in lot of DIESEL ENGINES from Germany to change old British Steam Locomotive Engines.There was a regular training programmes for workers,some going to Germany and India every year to man the industry.Why has it collapsed?
The Ghana Airways was a very Strategic both in Politics and Socioeconomic but for no reason it doesn't exit again like the Black Star Line so in otherwords we have givien away all our Strategic Companies so how could you now convince the Minister to go into such venture again?Thank you.

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STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT IS MISSING
BOY KOFI
07-03 06:16