The chiefs in the Tain area has praised government on its flagship program Free SHS which has given opportunity to children in area to access education.
Nsawkaw Chief, Daasebre Okogyeaman Duodu Ampem III said the program will improve upon the District’s socio-economic structure because the poor and marginalized.
“The people of Tain are so grateful for your Free SHS. Today, most of our people are getting free education and that will help us. It will help to change the socio-economic structure of our district.” he said.
“We are part of the marginalized; very poor, low income. So then, every effort that the government will undertake to help us is very critical. Your programs should be geared towards alleviating poverty in communities like Tain.” he added.
The Chief also express his gratitude to the government for establishing a cashew factory in area but calls on government to do something about the price of cashew.
“We grow cashew and we know there is an attempt to build a cashew factory for us; it is in the process and we are waiting for it. We also want you to do something about cashew prices because the cashew farmers are complaining of the pricing.” Daasebre Okogyeaman Duodu Ampem III said on behalf of the chiefs.
Source: Ghana Waves