The New Patriotic Party (NPP) Parliamentary Candidate for Techiman South, Martin Adjei-Mensah Korsah has on September 30, 2020 presented 20 singer sewing machines to 30 seamstress apprentices in Nsuta to enable them complete their three- year apprenticeship programme.
This forms part of the first phase of such initiative in Nsuta which is a suburb of Techiman.
Hon. Adjei-Mensah Korsah, has also fully paid for the three- year apprentice fees for all the 30 to reduce financial burdens of their parents.
At the ceremony to present the machines, the PC who doubles as the Deputy Minister for Regional Reorganization and Development said he has also provided to each apprentice a pair of scissors, box iron and other materials which will help enable their work a success.
He said Junior High School students who for one or two reasons could not have the opportunity to attend Senior High School should not regret in life but strive hard to become self-reliant.
The PC said the Nana Akufo-Addo led government was poised to support individual businesses to create jobs and wealth and appealed to the apprentices to give maximum respect to their masters and elders in the society, adding that humility was the antidote to success in life.
In attendance was Hon. Henry Boakye Yiadom, Member of Parliament for Techiman South said the government through its scholarship secretariat has given about 539 scholarships to Tertiary and Secondary students in Techiman South District alone. The MP said the NPP administration is an all-inclusive government hence its intention to include every sector in its development.
He however, assured the beneficiaries that the NPP government would never fail practical and policies that would promote the welfare of Ghanaians. He urged them to desist from acts that would disrupt their visions of becoming self-employed in society.
Hon. Boakye Yiadom stated that policies and programme involving the private sector would never be abandoned under this government.
Nana Akua Ameyaa Kosaa, Nsuta Hemaa commended the MP and the PC for the frantic efforts made to provide jobs for students who could not make it to the Senior High schools.
She said the Chiefs and Queens of Nsuta will assist the apprentice in every way to see to the success of this program.
Certificates would be given to assist gain employment in other institutions or government facilities along with capitals and other materials to apprentices after graduation to establish their own shops.
By: Felix Aning-Amankwa/Radio Link/Techiman