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PRESIDENT TO LAUNCH FRUIT FACCTORY IN EKUMFI

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Friday, August 25, launch the ‘One District One Factory,” at Ekumfi in the Central Region.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo will on Friday, August 25, launch the ‘One District One Factory,” at Ekumfi in the Central Region.

 

The launch will coincide with the sod cutting for the construction of the Ekumfi Fruit Processing Company which is meant to process fruits for the local and international market.

According to a statement signed by the Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, the company already cultivates the fruits and seeks to expand its operations into processing.

This was collaborated by the Managing Director of the Company, Daniel Kwarteng, who stated that the introduction of the policy has motivated the company to speed up and implement its plans pf processing the fruits into various products.

The programme will be the formal launch of the policy in fulfillment of the promise made by President Nana Akufo-Addo and the New Patriotic Party in the lead up to the 2016 elections to industrialize Ghana as part of its transformational agenda.

“The Policy when implemented will create the environment conducive for each local government areas to own factories relative to their well-endowed resources and capacity to provide wealth and jobs for the country,” the statement read.

The programme, according to the Information Minister, will start with a formal visit by the President to the farm of the company which would be followed by a review of an exhibition to highlight some of the opportunities available in some districts across the country.

The launch will be climaxed with a durbar to be addressed by the President and other guests which will be followed by a sod cutting.

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