President Akufo–Addo reveals government intent to empower the private sector to create jobs

President Akufo–Addo reveals government intent to empower the private sector to create jobs

- President Akufo-Addo stated that the government intends to focus more on the private sector, in order to create jobs

- He added that the state cannot employ all the people willing and able to work

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The president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has revealed that the current government is focused on job creation in Ghana’s private sector.

President Akufo–Addo reveals government intent to empower the private sector to create jobs

Minister of Employment & Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffuor Awuah

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According to him, he and his team have little interest in creating job opportunities in the public sector, as it can never accommodate every job-seeking Ghanaian.

He added that the government intends to nip unemployment in the bud, and as such, the private sector presents the opportunity for the government to achieve that objective.

The president went on to say that a number of officials in the New Patriotic Party (NPP) are currently serving in government.

However, not all of such people had that opportunity, as the opportunities in the state machinery are limited.

He again stated that it is only a socialist system that gives total control to the state. Since the NPP government has no such agenda, it would focus on creating opportunities in the private sector.

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