Ghana Beyond Aid Committee Calls For Additional Change To Achieve Target Goals
The Ghana Beyond Aid Committee says it is calling on the government and public to adapt new additional change in their dealings adding that it will help the country achieve its targeted goals.
According to the Committee, the country will achieve its target if it allows honesty, fairness, patriotism, hard work, accountability, truth, self- reliance, transparency and equal opportunities for all Ghanaians becomes the order of the day.
Speaking on the theme; ‘Renewing our mindset and changing our attitudes for collective development’ in Accra, Metropolitan Archbishop of Cape Coast, Most Rev Charles Palmer-Buckle said "We need systematic and sustained goal-oriented values to actualise the agenda. If we are to achieve it, every Ghanaian must be on board. Without the Ghana Beyond Aid, we will continue to revisit our past therefore, we need to focus and guide our actions"
He added that when patriotism, honesty, volunteerism, accountability, transparency and hard work are instilled in Ghanaians, the country will be able to achieve its agenda.
“It is imperative to psyche the Ghanaian very deeply to cherish the gift of the fellow Ghanaian. I feel sad when I hear people say Ghana is not worth dying for because there is nowhere like home" he noted.
The Most Rev. Palmer-Buckle urged the public to appreciate the country's natural resources and work unremittingly to become self-sufficient.
Renowned Economist, Kwame Mpianim said "We failed to learn lessons from our history "
He added that achieving Ghana Beyond Aid is difficult but can be successfully achieved if all hands are on deck.
He said "Ghana Beyond Aid is a national agenda which must be devoid of any partisanship. It is prudent for the nation to learn lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic and take advantage to produce and manufacture things that meet domestic requirements"
Mr. Mpiani advised Authorities to take advantage of the 400 million population of ECOWAS and 1.2 million people in Africa to export the country's goods and services.
General Secretary of the Tradde Union Conggreess, Dr. Yaw Baah said""Covid-19 has come to show us that Ghana Beyond Aid is timely. Its vision should be our guide"
He noted that to achieve such dream, leaders in Authority and the public must ensure that there is self-reliance, national progress, economic transformation in their dealings.
He noted that Authorities in the country have started something right adding that the issuing of ID's, registering of business, access to occupational health services and digitization are steps in the right direction.
Osu Mantse, Nii Kinka Dowuna VI appealed to Government not polities he agenda adding that it should be introduced in the curriculum.
Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith