Government Has Made Tremendous Gains In the Job Creation-Employment Minister.
He explains that, in recent times, issues of job including the creation of decent job for the teamming youth have dominated the media landscape both domestically and globally and this has brought about fruitful collaboration and partnerships among government, the private sector and the development partners.
The Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Honourable Ignatius Baffour Awuah has stated that the government has been able to make tremendous gains in job creation in recent times considering the number of graduates and other unemployed who have been employed in both formal and informal sectors under the tenure of this government.
He made this statement during the Ghana Job Fair 2022 on the theme: "Connecting Talents and Opportunities" held in Sunyani in the Bono Region over the week.
He explains that, in recent times, issues of jobs including the creation of decent jobs for the teaming youth have dominated the media landscape both domestically and globally and this has brought about fruitful collaboration and partnerships among the government, the private sector, and the development partners.
At the event, the Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Authority, Mr. Kofi Agyapong explained that the young ones must have technical skills in other to have access to employment since many public and private institutions in the country need skill-trained youths to work with.
He said the absence of relevant skills and training will create higher rates of unemployment if the youths are not having the skills and experience in the country.
He urged that the new YEA leadership will support the youths with skills and training to have access to the job market and this, he said, would help in the development of the country.
Some Youths who were in the program also share their views on how beneficial the program was and urged the government to support them with more training skills to decrease the rate of unemployment in the country.
Story by Opamago Paparichy.