Deputy Minister for Agriculture, Kennedy Osei Darko, says the proof of the 745,000 jobs allegedly created by the ministry is available and can be verified by the General Agricultural Workers’ Union (GAWU),
The Food and Agriculture Minister, Dr. Afriyie Akoto announced that 745,000 jobs had been created under the first phase of the Planting for Food and Jobs programme with the caution that the jobs were not official.
The General Agricultural Workers’ Union (GAWU), opposed the announcement ,describing as an exaggeration and asked the minister to show proof of the said jobs.
Speaking to Ekourba Gyasi on Atinka AM Drive, the Deputy Agriculture Minister, Kennedy Osei Darko explained that the data for the said job placements is available at the various district officers which can be verified.
According to him, the list of the number of companies involved is available at the ministry for verification by the general public.
“We have given the numbers, if you doubt you can cross check from the ministries as well as the planting for food and jobs secretariat for the figures. When you are doubting, come out with refuting claims,”he charged.
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