Gov’t has put GHS1.6 billion in the pockets of 100,000 Ghanaian youth – Ken Ofori Atta

Ghana’s Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta says the Akufo-Addo led government has put a total of GHS 1.6 billion into the pockets of young Ghanaians through the Nation Builders Corps (NABCo) programme.

Mr. Ofori Atta, presenting the 2020 Mid-year budget review in Parliament today, Thursday, July 23, 2020, said an investment has been made for a total of one hundred thousand (100,000) jobless but educated young Ghanaians who before the introduction of this policy were “ignored and in despair.”

“We have also invested in access of 1.6 billion in 100,000 jobless but educated young adults who had been ignored by the state and in despair. Through the new NABCo initiative, they have been engaged in various state and private institutions with some of them securing permanent jobs in the process, that is money in the pockets of our youth.”

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