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C/R:NDC Celebrates Farmers And Fishers on the Occasion of the 39th National Farmers’ Day

The leadership the National Democratic Congress (NDC)in the Central Region has lavished praises and congratulated the Farmers and fisherfolks on the occasion of the Celebration of this year’s National Farmers Day, today Friday, 1st December, 2023.

The annual event is a testament to the immense contribution made by the industrious Farmers and fishers especially in central region and the pivotal role they play in the nation’s growth and development.

According to Prof. Richard Kofi Asiedu who is the Central Regional NDC Chairman, indicated that the party aim to achieve food self-sufficient through a policy that supports large scale commercial agricultural production.

In a very captivating message to commemorate the National Farmer’s Day, Prof.Richard Kofi Asiedu said the next NDC administration under John Mahama will respond to global trends of running a 24-hour economy where all in the farming value chain in the region would have the opportunity to improve on viable farming and fishing methods to their jobs more attractive, lucrative and responsive to National development.

He pointed out to the one key failed promise of this current administration to construct a fishing harbour at Elimina and Cape Coast. He adds that there are numerous unfulfilled related promises made by the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Central Region on farming and fishing.

He stressed that the next NDC government will anchor its manifesto and campaign pledges on feasible policies and programmes to help alleviate poverty and untold hardships the current administration has imposed on already suffering Ghanaians.

He said this annual celebration was instituted by the NDC under late former President Jerry Johh Rawling’s administration has come to stay as a significant and equally important day to acknowledge the good yielding effort of the teeming Farmers and fisherfolks who feed the country through their services.

“We are proud its our political ideology which birthed this Farmer’s Day and haw come to stay perpetually” He reiterated

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