President Akufo-Addo has announced the creation of a 10-member committee to work out a charter in the next six months for ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ agenda.
The committee, according to the President would be chaired by Senior Minister Yaw Osafo Maafo and would comprise of three members each from ministries of finance and employment and labour relations, Organized Labour and the Private Enterprise Federation.
President Akufo-Addo said, “The charter would then be subject to scrutiny and debate by parliament and adopted as a follow up to the coordinated programme of economic and social development policy.
The nation will then know in detail how we intend to move Ghana to a situation beyond aid,” he added.
Speaking at this year’s May Day celebration in Kumasi, President Akufo-Addo welcomed the partnership of Organized Labour with government and the private sector so “that we can work together to develop homegrown solutions to our problems.
This will present us with the most effective path to realizing the vision of a Ghana Beyond Aid,” he said.
Campaign to promote ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ starts soon
Earlier, Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, revealed that a strategy to stimulate support for the President’s vision of a ‘Ghana beyond aid’ is in the offing.
“In the next couple weeks, we are going to roll out a programme that basically galvanises sections of the population and get them to understand this vision of ‘Ghana Beyond Aid’ and how every section of our population can plug into it,” he said.