President Akufo-Addo has said through the policies of his government, they have been able to improve the living conditions and standards of the Ghanaian youth.
According to him, youth-centred policies like the Planting For Foods and Jobs, Youth In Afforestation and the start-up capitals for businesses run by young people et al have gone a long way to build and strengthen the capacity of the youth in Ghana.
President Akufo-Addo in his speech at this year’s Head of State Award at the Jubilee House said he is motivated to invest in the Ghanaian youth with the belief that such investments will inure to the growth of Ghana.
“The Akufo-Addo government over the last three years and ten months in office has placed a premium on skills training. The government has established the youth livelihood project with over 120 young people involved in the cultivation of 120 acres of maize.”
“In addition to these, we promised to review and develop the new national youth policy which we have delivered, restructured MASLOC to provide credit for SMEs instead of using it for a political advantage which we have also delivered. We have launched a national plan for entrepreneurship and innovation to support startups and young businesses which we have also delivered.”