President of the republic is expected to officially launch the much awaited one district one factory program on Friday, August 25.
The launch, which takes place in the Central region will see the president reiterate government's plan of creating in excess of 750,000 jobs and also industrializing the economy.
Upon the completion of the launch, all local government entities are expected to own their own factories "to their well-endowed resources and capacity to provide jobs and wealth for the country."
This will also see the president cut sod for the contstuction of the Ekumfi Fruit Processing Company factory which will process pineapples for the local and international market.
“The introduction of the policy has motivated us to speed up and implement our plans of processing the fruits into various other products” Mr. Daniel Kwarteng, Managing Director of the company stated.
Stay with YEN for full updates on this launch this week as well as analysis in the coming days.
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