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The Minister for Employment and Labour Relations-designate, Ignatius Baffour-Awuah has said that government in the last four years has created three million jobs.
He made this statement when he took his turn before the Appointment’s Committee in Parliament on February 17, 2021.
He said “On 1 May 2018, I indicated that the government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo had created approximately one million jobs and even though I don’t have the exact figures for the end of 2020, the last time we responded [to this issue] was in September 2020 and then the figure was around three million jobs.”
When asked to bring a sector-breakdown, Mr Baffour-Awuah said he will furnish the house with the details by close of day.
The Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations is mandated to formulate policies on labour and employment issues, develop sector plans, coordinate employment and labour related interventions across sectors, promote harmonious labour relations and workplace safety, monitor & evaluate policies, programmes/projects for accelerated employment creation for national development.
Source: Ghana Waves