JUST IN: Gov’t invests GHc1.6 billion to recruit 100,000 Unemployed Graduates under NaBCO”.

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The government of President Nana Akufo-Addo has invested GHc1.6 billion to recruit 100,000 of unemployed graduates under the Nation Builders Corps {NaBCO}.

This was said by the Minister of Finance Mr Ofori-Atta whilst presenting the 2020 mid-year budget review to Parliament on Thursday, 23 July 2020.

Mr Ofori Atta indicated, that the desperation of young graduates struggling to land a job was the reason behind the introduction of NaBCo.

he desperation of young graduates struggling to land a job, that is why we have invested GHc1.6 billion to recruit 100,000 of them under NaBCO”.

Additionally, he said: “We are for the ordinary Ghanaian, that is why, until schools were forced to close down, we were feeding 2,980,000 children every day, 78% more than the 1,671,766 who were fed in 2016”.

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Further, he said: “We are in government for every family in Ghana, no matter where you are, that is why we have spent GHc3 billion to provide free education for 1.2 million senior high school and TVET students”.

Mr Ofori-Atta continued: “We connect with the aspirations of hardworking Ghanaians looking for a push to start or support their small business, that is why 19,000 young people have been trained and some funded to start-up their own business under NEIP”.

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“In addition, 97,876 Ghanaians have seen their businesses benefiting from some GHc100 million (GHc99,302,484) credit facility so far disbursed by MASLOC since 2017”, he told the chamber.

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Source: EducationGhana.net


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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of EducationGhana.org, an Online Education News Blog, PoliticsGhana.com and GhanaNaija.net. Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog EducationGhana.net. now EducationGhana.org His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

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