Open your eyes, you’ll see our factories – Akufo-Addo tells NDC MPs

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has taken a swipe at critics of his government, particularly in the fulfilment of some of his major promises like the One District One Factory (1D1F) Initiative.

On that flagship industrial transformation policy, President Akufo-Addo said 232 projects are at various stages of implementation.

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Addressing the Eighth Parliament in his first state-of-the-nation address on Tuesday, March 9, the president said his government will continue the agenda of rapid industrialisation “with the aim of transforming the structure of the Ghanaian economy from one dependent on production/export of raw materials to a value-added industrialised economy”.

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He said the Initiative has already seen 76 firms operating as 1D1F companies while 112 including five medium-sized agro-processing factories and 63 common user facilities are under construction.

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“Open your eyes [and] you will see them,” he jabbed the Minority Caucus, whose members jeered him at the mention of the programme in his address.

By: Ahiagah-Forgive Pascal /SandCity Radio /Keta


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