British High Commission to offer logistics support to EC

British High Commission to offer logistics support to EC

- Britain will offer logistics support to Ghana for the November polls

- The High Commissioner told the Volta Regional minister when he paid courtesy calls on Agbogbomefia of Ho Asogli, Torgbui Afede XIV

- He recounted the British involvement in the affairs of Ghana where they had voted 100 million pounds annually under projects such as the ENGINE

- The regional minister, Helen Ntoso thanked him and proposed sending a number of proposals for the Commissioner's consideration on behalf some youth of the region who were into Agriculture

The British High Commission in Ghana, Mr Jon Benjamin has embarked upon a working tour of the Volta region which saw him paid courtesy calls on the Agbogbomefia of Ho Asogli, Torgbui Afede XIV and the Volta Regional minister.

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In his meeting with the minister in Ho, Jon Benjamin disclosed to Ms Helen Adjoa Ntoso, that the High Commission was ready to offer logistics and local support towards the conduct of the November general election.

He had earlier met with the head of the Ghana Police Service and leaders of political parties in the region.

Mr Benjamin said the delivery of a peaceful and credible election was high on not only the British government’s agenda but all diplomatic missions in the country who envisage a free and fair election, come November, 2016.

He recounted the British involvement in the affairs of Ghana where they had voted 100 million pounds annually to support various sectors in addition to interventions such as the ENGINE project under which assistance is extended to start-up companies in the agricultural and services sectors.

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The Volta Regional minister, Ms Ntoso expressed her gratitude on behalf of the president, John Mahama and the people of Ghana for his visit.

Meanwhile, Ms Ntoso has told the High Commissioner of the interest of the youth in the region in agriculture and aquaculture and said she would present proposals on their behalf to the high commission in due course for consideration.

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