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The Central Regional Safety Officer of the Ghana National Fire Service [GNFS], DOII Samuel Wallace Golightly has revealed that, trained attendants at filling stations who operate without certificates will not be allowed to operate.

In an interview with Ibrahim Adam on ATL FM‘s ‘Biribi Soronko’ last Saturday, Samuel Wallace explained his office will be organizing zonal trainings for attendants, drivers and their mates after which the trainees will be issued a certificate.

He said during their routine inspection, attendants without their certificates will not be allowed to work. He explained this action is geared towards ensuring safety operations at filling stations.

Food prices to likely to shoot up

Prices of major staples like maize are likely to shoot up following the destruction caused by the invasion of fall armyworms.

Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum

The government has pledged to give strong support to technical universities and polytechnics – to raise the quality of their training, to drive the nation’s industrialization.

Deputy Education Minister, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, said: “we cannot underestimate the place of technical university and polytechnic training in the country’s onward march towards prosperity”.

The government has announced plans to purchase three thousand motorcycles and two hundred and fifty pickups for use by Agricultural extension officers.

Speaking at the annual festival of the Lawra traditional area in the Upper West Region, to climax their annual Kobine festival, the president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, reiterated his administration’s commitment to the development of agriculture in order to improve the quality of the lives of Ghanaians.