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Help advance investment and creation of Jobs in Western Region ~~ Regional minister to MMDCE nominee’s.

The Western Regional Minister, Mr. Kwabena Okyere-Darko Mensah, has call on the MMDCE nominees who are yet to be approved by their various assembly members to be more innovative to create jobs for the people and lobby for investment to drive the economic growth of the region.

He says the region is ready for business, and he is looking forward to the newly nominees to help champion the agenda to win more foreign direct investments when giving the necessary approval to serve as the District or Municipal Chief Executive.

Hon Kwabena Okyere Darko mentioned that foreign investment can’t be swept under a carpet in a socio-economic development, hence, he is urging investors to take advantage of the region’s conducive business environment and invest in all sectors.

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He called on the Assemblies and the metropolis in the Western region to help advance the course of creating employment avenue and provide more jobs for the unemployed youth in the region.

He said, the government could help the youth to go into income generating ventures through the government numerous initiatives, thus, he is calling on the youth to also be innovative to establish their own productive jobs.

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Speaking on New Day FM Morning Show on Monday, 20, the regional minster mentioned that “Western region should be able to grow quickly, Western region should see a lot of development” this he said, is his vision and agenda for the region.

Mr. Okyere Darko has also urged Assemblies to champion the President’s “Ghana Beyond Aid Agenda” to let more foreign investors buy into it.

The regional minister used the platform to comment on the agitations by some irate NPP supporters over Akufo-Addo’s MMDCEs list.

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Supporters of the MCE for Nzema East Municipality, Frank Okpenyen, demonstrated on the streets of Axim demanding reinstatement of the MCE for his second term.

Meanwhile, Kwabena Okyere Darko Mensah on New Day FM, has appealed to party members to accept Metropolitan, Municipal, and District Chief Executives (MMDCEs) nominated by President Akufo-Addo especially, Nzema East Municipal.

According to him, every nominee on the list is selected by the President, and not everyone will have their preferred choice, however, he believes that as much as possible every nominee would be approved.


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