His Excellency President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo has cut sod to begin the construction of Ghana’s first modern foundry and machine tooling centre.
According to him, the facilities would help produce agro-processing machines and equipment, farming implements and spare parts for maintenance and repairs.
He also continued that the facilities would provide technical support for policy initiatives of Government such as the “One Distrist, One Factory”.
He indicated that the “One District, One Factory” policy has already started and is on – going across the country.
“Jobs have been created out of the One District, One Factory policy to the youth” – he noted.
According to the president, the foundry and machine tooling centre would put the country in a position were skills and talents would be discovered.
“These facilities would help develop and grow the talents of skilled and innovative young Ghanaians, who graduate from our schools, colleges and universities.
Nana Akufo Addo cut the sod on Monday, August 31, 2020.