Nabco Academy

Government has spent GHC840 million on 97,373 beneficiaries recruited under the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCO), which is an initiative to reduce graduate unemployment in the country.

Additionally, 7,500 sheep has been supplied to farmers in the Upper West, Northern and Oti Regions, while 30,000 cockerels were distributed to 3,000 farmers in the Upper West, Eastern, Ashanti, Northern and Greater Accra Regions under the Rearing for Food and Jobs programme.

Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, who made this known when he presented the 2020 Budget Statement to Parliament in Accra on Wednesday, said Government was spending GHC2.2 billion this academic year on 1.2 million students under the Free Senior High School Policy.

The presentation of the Budget is in accordance with Article 179 of the 1992 Constitution, which required the Government to present its financial policy plan for the next fiscal year to Parliament for consideration and subsequent approval.

On railway development, Mr Ofori-Atta said government had completed Accra-Tema Suburban, Kojokrom-Tarkwa and Achimota-Nsawam rail lines while the old Railway Training School and two workshops located at Essikado and Sekondi had received major refurbishments and facelift.

Disclaimer: News Ghana is not responsible for the reportage or opinions of contributors published on the website.

Send your news stories to [email protected] and via WhatsApp on +1-508-812-0505 

Previous articleEconomist cautions NPP government to be realistic with the 2020 Budget
Next articleStarTimes Bundesliga Football School to unearth Ghanaian football talents
The Ghana news Agency (GNA) was established on March 5, 1957, i.e. on the eve of Ghana's independence and charged with the "dissemination of truthful unbiased news". It was the first news agency to be established in Sub-Saharan Africa. GNA was part of a comprehensive communication policy that sought to harness the information arm of the state to build a viable, united and cohesive nation-state. GNA has therefore been operating in the unique role of mobilizing the citizens for nation building, economic and social development, national unity and integration.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here