President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appealed to Ghanaians to cooperate and support his government in nation building.
He told New Patriotic Party (NPP) supporters and a section of the public in Sunyani that his government was poised to create jobs and reduce poverty, and Ghanaians ought to give him the needed support.
President Akufo-Addo was addressing party supporters in Sunyani as part of his two-day official visit to the Brong- Ahafo Region, where he launched the ‘planting for food and jobs initiative’ in Goaso in the Region.
President Akufo-Addo thanked the chiefs and people of Brong-Ahafo Region for their support,which enabled the NPP to regain political power in the 2016 general election.
He re-affirmed that his government would improve and modernise agriculture explaining the ‘Planting for Food and Jobs’ campaign would propel the country to export food to neighbouring countries.
President Akufo-Addo said his government would export food to countries such as Burkina Faso and Cote D’Ivoire, and urged Ghanaians to support the implementation of the campaign.
Mr Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, the Minister of Employment and Labour Relations observed that the previous government left behind about GHC122 billion debts.
He urged Ghanaians to be patient with the government as it worked hard to bring improvement into their living standards.