- Ursula Owusu-Ekuful has charged the youth to be hardworking
- She further urged them to desist from seeking to be rich instantly
- She said extreme patience is needed to be successful
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Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has implored the Ghanaian youth to work hard and desist from seeking quick money.
There have been series of ritual killings in the country involving the youth seeking instant wealth.
The most notable is the grisly murder of a 10-year-old, Ishmael Mensah, in Kasoa earlier this month.
The Ofaakor District Magistrate Court remanded into police custody two teenagers who allegedly killed the 10-year-old.
Speaking on Peace FM’s “Kokrokoo” show and monitored by YEN.com.gh, the communications minister described the increasing phenomena of Ghanaian youth desiring to be rich instantly as worrying.
"Rome wasn't built in a day. It's a gradual process,” she stated.
"Our youth must learn to work hard . . . note that if you see someone in a posh car, it doesn't mean the person acquired it using foul means. The person worked hard . . . you struggle, you work hard and you build on the little that you have . . . so they have to put in the hard work," she added.
In other news on YEN.com.gh, Sierra Leone has conferred on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo the country’s highest national award.
Sierra Leone’s President, Julius Maada Bio, conferred the “Grand Commander of the Republic of Sierra Leone” on his Ghanaian counterpart on Tuesday, April 27, 2021, Classfmonline reports.
It is in recognition of his "selfless contribution to deepening democracy and the rule of law in Ghana, and heightening and providing leadership for regional integration and co-operation in Africa.”
In the meantime, he charged the Black Stars to bring the 2022 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) trophy home to end the nearly 40-year drought.
He also wants the team to make the semifinals of the 2022 FIFA World Cup to be hosted by Qatar.
“The target is to bring the cup home by winning the AFCON in 2022. We have to go a step further than the second places recorded in 1992, 2010, and 2015 and bring the forty (40) years drought to an end,” he stated during a breakfast meeting with CEOs of corporate Ghana on Monday, April 26, 2021.
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