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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.

Prince Billy Anaglatey

As part of efforts to avert future gas explosions, the Ghana National Fire Service will now train and certify gas tanker drivers and their mates, to equip them with skills and knowledge in ensuring optimum safety in the discharge of their duty.

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