Government presents working tools to graduate apprentices
The Government in collaboration with the Rural Enterprise Project , has presented working tools worth about GH¢17,831.09 to 40 graduate apprentices in the Nkoranza South Municipality, to help them to start their businesses.
The beneficiaries, comprising 27 males and 30 females, are fitters, carpenters, masons, tailors, dressmakers, hairdressers, barbers, radio and television mechanics, shoemakers, bicycle and motorbike repairers.
Mr. Emmanuel Kwadwo Agyekum, Nkoranza South Municipal Chief Executive, who presented the items on behalf of the donors at Nkoranza, reiterated that Government would fulfill its promises to the people, to retain their trust and confidence.
He said the provision of the tools formed part of the Government’s better Ghana agenda, aimed at investing in the people and encouraging them to improve on their living conditions through self-employment.
Mr Agyekum appealed to the beneficiaries to be trustworthy and to establish good relations with customers to enhance their businesses.
Mr. Duut Sebastian, head of the Business Advisory Centre in the municipality, advised the graduate apprentices to train unemployed youth to acquire employable skills.
He said the centre would continue to support the development of businesses in the municipality, to enable the youth to acquire employable skills.
Mr. Sebastian called on the beneficiaries to seek technical advice and support at the Centre in the management of their workshops.
The Presiding Member of the Municipal Assembly, Mr. Paul Opoku-Nsowah, commended the Government for creating job opportunities for youth in the area and called on the beneficiaries to use the tools judiciously to enhance their work.