Agric is pivotal to Ghana’s economy; Akufo-Addo celebrates farmers

Agric is pivotal to Ghana’s economy; Akufo-Addo celebrates farmers

On the occasion of the 35th Farmers’ Day celebrations today, December 6, 2019, President Nana Akufo-Addo has expressed his appreciation to farmers and fisherfolk for their hard work and dedication to the cause of building Ghana over the period.

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Akufo-Addo, in a post on his Facebook page, said agriculture will continue to be pivotal in the growth and development of the country’s economy.

He added that his government will continue to prioritize and support the farmer in any way possible.

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He also congratulated all farmers across the country and award winners on the 35th Farmers Day celebration.

The President further urged the farmers to build on their success for 2019 to greater heights in the coming year(s).

On his part, former president and NDC ’s flag bearer for the 2020 elections, John Dramani Mahama also congratulated the Ghanaian farmer.

He urged Ghanaians to eat what we produce.

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On the occasion of the 2019 National Farmers Day, let me also remind us all that we need to eat what we grow. Eating what we grow should not only be a social obligation to our farmers but also a patriotic duty to our nation,” Mahama posted on Facebook on Friday.

John Mahama assured farmers of a better future too. “I celebrate our gallant farmers and fishers across the country on the occasion of the 2019 National Farmers Day. To all farmers- small, medium and large scale- including back yard garden owners and investors in agro-processing and agri-business, I assure you of better years ahead.”

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that NDC MP for Ablekuma South Dr Alfred Okoe Vanderpuije has got married in a beautiful traditional wedding.

According to information gathered by YEN.com.gh Dr Vanderpuije married a lady called Cynthia Ameeley Ayiku. Already, photos from the wedding which came off on Thursday, December 5, 2019, have popped up online.

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