Government to roll out youth policy – Hammah

Mike Hammah - Transport Minister

Mr. Mike Hammah, Minister of Transport has said the government will soon come out with a youth policy that would promote the well being of the youth in the country

He cautioned the youth against Internet fraud, prostitution, arm robbery and taking of hard drugs to keep their vitality, intellect and dignity.

Mr. Mike Hammah, Minister for Transport and Member of Parliament for Effutu was addressing a Masqueraders Competition at Winneba.

Egyaa Number 2 Fancy Dress Group was adjudged first in the festival held on New Year’s Day.

They obtained 64.74 points in five disciplines;  Inspection of Costumes, March Past, Slow Dancing, High Life and Hot Dance.

Red Cross Number Four group took the second position with 60.84 points whilst Tumos Number three group, came third with 60.56 points, with Noble Number One, obtaining 58.6 points to place fourth.

Each group was given three cartons of Tampico drink, 40 T-Shirts and a silver cup.

Mr. Nii Ephraim, Effutu Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) advised the youth to take their education seriously to acquire the needed Knowledge and skills to be productive in the country.

He said it is only when one was well-educated that, he or she could contribute effectively and meaningfully to the development of society.

The MCE appealed to parents to use their limited resources to educate their children which would ensure that they obtained quality education to become useful future citizens.

Odeefuo Amoakwa Buadu VIII, Paramount Chief of Breman Asikuma Traditional Area, who chaired the function, later presented a giant trophy to the overall winner of the competition.

Source: GNA

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