- President Akufo-Addo has signed an agreement with manufacturers of VW, Volkswagen, to establish an assembly plant in Ghana
- But the CEO of Kantanka Automobile Company, Kwadwo Safo Jnr, has indicated that he is not happy with the move
- He said the only thing Ghana needs is good policies to govern the automobile sector and growing the local industry
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Kantanka Automobile Company, Kwadwo Safo Jnr, has indicated that he is not excited over the agreement between the government and VW to establish an assembly plant in Ghana.
In a tweet sighted by YEN.com.gh, Kwadwo Safo Jnr sent a message across to President Akufo-Addo stating that the only thing Ghana needs now is good policies to govern the automobile sector in Ghana.
He added that the country also needs support from the government to grow the local industry.
Kwadwo Safo Jnr. Wrote: “Mr. President. The only thing we need is good policies to protect the automobile industry and help grow our local industries.”
Kwadwo Safo Jnr’s post is as if to tell the president that his agreement with VW is unnecessary and have no importance for the country.
His rants comes after the president, during an interaction with the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, revealed that he had had such an agreement with the German car manufacturing company.
“There are so many areas that our bilateral relationship has offered us, but the key part of it for me is the emphasis on investment and trade cooperation,” President Akufo-Addo said.
But Safo Jnr. believes the move would not help Ghana in anyway as far as his company is concerned.
In an earlier interview with GHone TV monitored by YEN.com.gh, Kwadwo Safo claimed his company is not scared of any competition the German automobile company may pose to them, however, the government must do the right thing by protecting the local industry.
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