My gov’t prepared to support businesses & entrepreneurs- Prez
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has promised Ghanaian businesses and entrepreneurs of his government upport.
The president said his administration was prepared to provide support to business owners and entrepreneurs.
According to the president, he would provide support so these businesses will expand and grow so they could contribute to the growth of the economy.
He indicated that some businesses in the country are doing something positive for the country and needed support to expand.
He cited the Jospobg Group of companies as an example.
He also clarified his relationship with the CEO, Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong saying the relationship between them was only business and not friendship.
Some people have questioned why the two have become so close, according to the president.
“Some people believe that we have become friends, he said.
However, the president claimed that they were business partners rather than friends.
He was speaking at a memorial service for the late rites Opanin Samuel Kwame Agyepong, father of Dr. Joseph Siaw Agyepong.
“Some people have asked why Dr. Siaw Agyepong and I are friends. We are business partners, not friends. I discovered that he is doing good for Ghana, which is why the government is supporting him. He is not the only one we are rooting for. The government is ready to assist businesses and entrepreneurs who are doing something positive to help the economy grow.”
Opanin Kwame Agyepong passed away last June, aged 98, after a short illness. He will be buried on Saturday, September 10, 2022.
He was buried on Saturday, September 10, 2022.
On Sunday, September 11, 2022, a thanksgiving service was held at the Teshie Nungua Estate Church of Pentecost.
Meanwhile, President Akufo-Addo has reaffirmed his commitment to reviving Ghana’s economy.
He stated that efforts were being made to help the economy recover from its current difficulties.
He admitted that Ghanaians were facing serious economic difficulties.
But he was confident that it would end soon because his administration has what it takes to revive the economy.
According to him, he took over when the economy was in disarray, but his administration was able to get it back on track until the pandemic struck.
He noted that Ghana was not the only country faced with an economic crisis.
“I am aware that Ghanaians are struggling and experiencing hardship. But I am confident that we will be able to revive the economy and get it back on track.
I took over the economy when it was in trouble, but my administration was able to keep it stable. The current crisis does not only affect Ghana. We will, however, overcome it. This battle is entirely the Lord’s. We will overcome this crisis with your help.”