Farmers’ Day 2022: Akufo-Addo, Others Attend Celebration in Koforidua In Live Video

Farmers’ Day 2022: Akufo-Addo, Others Attend Celebration in Koforidua In Live Video

  • The 2022 National Farmers' Day celebration is ongoing at Koforidua in the Eastern Region of Ghana
  • President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and some prominent government officials are present at the 38 edition
  • The celebration which is being telecast live is an annual event to honour the country's gallant farmers and fisher folks

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The 38th National Farmers' Day celebration is underway at Koforidua in the Eastern Region of Ghana, with President Akufo-Addo and some members of his government present.

Akufo-Addo attends National Farmers' Day in Koforidua.
Photo of Akufo-Addo and an image used for this story. Credit: Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo/Ghanaweb.
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The president and other prominent government officials graced the annual event to celebrate the country's hardworking farmers.

This year's celebration is on the theme: ''Accelerating Agriculture through Value Addition''.

Watch the live event below:

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Meanwhile, previously reported that despite widespread criticisms, the Ministry of Agriculture started selling foodstuffs at its premises to the public from Friday, November 11.

According to the ministry, the food items will arrive in truckloads at its premises from 8am local time.

Agric Minister, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto has explained that the plan by the ministry to retail the food items is part of efforts to stem unprecedent food inflation on the market.

Agric Minister Afriyie Akoko Mocked For Retailing Foodstuffs

Also, eporrted in a separate story that the plan by agric minister Dr Afriyie Akoto to sell foodstuffs cheaper from his ministry has been criticised as absurd.

Policy analyst, Dr Charles Wereko Brobby mocked the minister when he asked if the minister was now a market woman.

“#Agric Minister Turns MARKET QUEEN?#BlgTabr3!” he teased in a Facebook post.

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