JUST IN: Gov’t invests GHc1.6 billion to recruit 100,000 Unemployed Graduates under NaBCO”.

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The government of President Nana Akufo-Addo has invested GHc1.6 billion to recruit 100,000 of unemployed graduates under the Nation Builders Corps {NaBCO}.

This was said by the Minister of Finance Mr Ofori-Atta whilst presenting the 2020 mid-year budget review to Parliament on Thursday, 23 July 2020.

Mr Ofori Atta indicated, that the desperation of young graduates struggling to land a job was the reason behind the introduction of NaBCo.

he desperation of young graduates struggling to land a job, that is why we have invested GHc1.6 billion to recruit 100,000 of them under NaBCO”.

Additionally, he said: “We are for the ordinary Ghanaian, that is why, until schools were forced to close down, we were feeding 2,980,000 children every day, 78% more than the 1,671,766 who were fed in 2016”.

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Further, he said: “We are in government for every family in Ghana, no matter where you are, that is why we have spent GHc3 billion to provide free education for 1.2 million senior high school and TVET students”.

Mr Ofori-Atta continued: “We connect with the aspirations of hardworking Ghanaians looking for a push to start or support their small business, that is why 19,000 young people have been trained and some funded to start-up their own business under NEIP”.

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“In addition, 97,876 Ghanaians have seen their businesses benefiting from some GHc100 million (GHc99,302,484) credit facility so far disbursed by MASLOC since 2017”, he told the chamber.

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Source: EducationGhana.net


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