The Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Owusu Afriyie Akoto has charged Metropolitan, Municipal and District Directors of Agriculture to discharge their duties devoid of politics.
The Minister said reports that some directors with strong affiliations to certain political parties were working hard to sabotage the activities of the current administration were very unfortunate and must therefore be discarded.
Addressing a Staff durbar at Cape Coast and Sekondi in the Central and Western Regions as part of his regional working tour to the two regions, Hon. Owusu Afriyie Akoto observed that “the agricultural sector was very critical to the transformation of the country’s economy and must therefore not be politicized” According to him, the Planting for Food and Jobs programme is for the benefit of every Ghanaian devoid of political affiliation. “It is unfortunate that we continue
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