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Agric Sector Grew During My Tenure – Afriyie Akoto Insists



Former Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr Owusu Afriyie Akoto has said that the agric sector of the Ghanaian economy recorded remarkable growth during his tenure.

He thanked the government, partners, stakeholders and the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the support in growing of the sector.

In a short statement after his resignation, he said “It’s been a great honour and privilege to serve the Ministry in the last 5 years. I express my sincere gratitude to President Akufo-Addo for the confidence reposed in me to lead agric industry.

“I thank NPP for contributing to the sector’s growth. I appreciate Ghanaian for their support.

He resigned from the government on Tuesday January 10.

He submitted submitted his resignation letter to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo after a meeting at the Jubilee House on Tuesday, January 10.

The former lawmaker for Kwadaso is among some big wigs of the governing who are said to have been harbouring ambitions to take over from President Akufo-Addo as the party’s Presidential Candidate for the next elections in 2024.


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