‘One District, One Factory’ Policy To Commence In 47 Districts
A member of the government’s Economic Management team, Dr.Mark Asibe Yeboah has hinted that, the first batch of factories to be constructed under the government’s ‘One District, One Factory’ flagship policy will commence in 47 districts across the country.
He disclosed that a total of GHC456 million has been set aside for the initial factories which is expected to commence from the fourth quarter of 2017.
“The budget allocated GHC456 million for the One -District -One Factory Project which has been approved for the Program to take off. 47 districts have been identified , so government is going to commence the Project this year with 47 districts, ” he said in an interview on Koforidua-based radio station, Kingdom FM.
He stressed the Akufo-Addo led government is committed to fulfilling campaign promises made to Ghanaians particularly on job creation.
Dr. Asibe Yeboah who is also Member of Parliament for New Juaben South Constituency in the Eastern region stated that government is fixing the challenges of the economy, adding that the recent changes in the tax regime , reduction of Policy rate and other prudent economic measures have started manifesting on the economic outlook of the country.
He called on Ghanaians to rally behind President Akufo-Addo in his quest to improve the living standards of Ghanaians.