Minister presents working tools to 120 apprentices in Sunyani West

General Information of Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Source: GNA

Ignatius Baffour-AwuahIgnatius Baffour-Awuah

Mr. Ignatius Baffour-Awuah, the of Work and Labour Relations on Tuesday presented products really worth hundreds of Ghana cedis to 120 apprentices in the West Municipality.

Just about every of them received tools comprising dryers, pedicure equipment, tables, tape measures, shovels and trowels, chisels, hammers and select axe.

Chosen from Fiapre, Odmuase, Chiraa and Nsoatre, the beneficiaries are understanding tailoring, dressmaking, plumbing, tiling and hairdressing.

The presentation is in line with an apprenticeship and employable skills instruction project which was released by the Ministry of Work and Labour Relations this year, to provide employment for the youth in the Sunyani West and Jaman South Municipalities of the Bono Area.

Remaining funded by the German authorities by way of the German Progress Cooperation (GIZ), the 48,000 Euro-undertaking will deliver direct work opportunities for 150 younger men and females in five communities in the two Municipalities.

The undertaking is being applied by the Ghanaian-German Centre for Work, Migration and Reintegration (GGC), with aid from Prime Vision, a non-governmental organisation and will prepare beneficiaries in tiling, masonry, plumbing, tailoring, dressmaking, hairdressing and cosmetology as a catalyst to decreasing youth unemployment.

Speaking at a small ceremony at Fiapre, Mr. Baffour-Awuah, also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Sunyani West explained he had lobbied for the project and would deal with 400 apprentices in the Municipality alone.

He claimed extremely before long an supplemental 180 apprentices would also acquire their operating applications and advised the beneficiaries to consider their teaching really serious.

Dr. Paul Osei Brafi, the Challenge Supervisor of Prime Vision, local facilitators of the undertaking claimed beneficiaries have been chosen by way of a extensive stakeholder engagement and instruction demands investigation.

He informed the beneficiaries that the equipment were their properties and advised them to get superior treatment of the products for their own good.

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