"New Thematic Will Bring Change In Lives Of The Youth" - NDC
Running Mate for the largest opposition party, National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang has revealed that she is bringing on board new thematic which she believes will bring change in the lives of the youth after her party is elected into office in January, 2021.
According to her, the new thematic are essential for sustainable economic growth.
Speaking at the outdooring of NDC's running mate in Accra, she said "It is time for Ghanaians to vote the NDC back into power after four years of being in opposition. The reforms includes; systematic institutional changes that will effectively address the needs and aspirations of the youth, whilst leveraging on Technical and Vocational Training"
“First, we must be mindful of the fact that 60 percent of our population will be under the age of 30 in a few years” she added.
“That is why it is so critical that we systematically reform all our systems to effectively address the aspirations of our youth and country,” she said.
Prof. Opoku-Agyemang also mentioned that Ghana needs a meaningful, quality and comprehensive education which goes beyond the access and responds to the future.
She further stressed the need to leverage on vocational and technical training to equip many into meaningful and fulfilling work.
She stressed the need for more equity in a bid to realize the NDC’s plan for development.
“Fourth, we must provide opportunities that transcend political patronage, ‘connection’, and the practice of whom- you- know. Equal and fair opportunities based on merit are essential for sustainable economic growth. The time for that shift is now.” she said.
Story by: Bervelyn Henrietta Allotey