Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta says government is working to ensure one million unemployed youth are given jobs by 2024.
Addressing Parliament on Thursday on the mid-year budget review he said the youth will be sensitised and connected to numerous job opportunities to end the rising unemployment menace.
“I have had extensive discussions with my colleagues Ministers of Employment and Labour Relations, Youth and Sports, and Lands and Natural Resources. New programmes will be introduced and existing ones scaled up and refocused to meet the aspirations of our youth. We will work together to sensitize and connect the youth to the numerous opportunities being made available by government to create jobs and business opportunities for 1 million Ghanaian youth by 2024,” he said.