Tarkwa chamber of commerce and industry inaugurated
The Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry has inaugurated a branch in Tarkwa and appointed a 10-member interim team executive to run the branch for one year.
Mr. Benard Owusu Ansah, Chief Executive Officer for Pure Group of Companies, was appointed Chairman and Mr. Emmanuel Gyamfi, CEO of Egem Company Limited is the Vice Chairman.
Other members are Mr. Alex Quarm, Mr. Eric Fosu, Madam Ama Yaba, Mr. George Boateng, Mr. Alex Beron, Mr. Albert Arthur, Mr. Peter Odoom and Mr. Ayenim Boateng.
Speaking at the inaugural ceremony in Tarkwa, Mr. Seth Adjei Baah, the National President of Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry, explained that whereever the Chamber is introduced for the first time, an interim executive is appointed to run its affairs for one year term after which elections will be held to elect executive members who will be in office for two years.
He said one of the core objectives of the Chamber is to bring on board all institutions to enable them build the private sector.
He said the government cannot survive if the private sector was not strengthened and appealed to all industries in Tarkwa and its environs to join the Chamber to enable them benefit from educative programmes and training that will contribute to the growth of their business.
Professor Daniel Meriku Gyimah, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Mines and Technology, said the Chamber had shown commitment by extending a branch to Tarkwa which is the hub of most business activities.
He said until business operators changed their attitude towards punctuality, transparency, good business and honesty businesses in Ghana would not excel.
Professor Mireku Gyimah therefore called on the executives of the Chamber to constantly educate its members in these values.
Osargyefo Dr. Kwamena Enimil VI, Omanhene of Wassa Fiase Traditional Area, appealee to the interim executives to work assiduously by ensuring that the Tarkwa Chamber becomes attractive to all business entities in and outside the Municipality.