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YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT IS OUR FOCUS – HON. KEN OFORI ATTA (MINISTER OF FINANCE)

Hon. Kenneth Nana Yaw Kuntunkununku Ofori-Atta, known as Ken Ofori-Attah , Ghana’s Minister of Finance was at the Parliament House today to read out the budget of the new NPP government for the year 2017.

This is in fulfillment of Article 179 of the 1992 Constitution. It will be Ken Ofori Atta’s first major economic statement presented on the authority of President Nana Akufo-Addo.

Ghanamansports.com has highlighted the section that focuses on Youth and Sports.

YOUTH AND SPORTS DEVELOPMENT
141. Mr. Speaker, the youth will drive the discovery of new technologies, innovation and growth in the future. Our focus over the medium term is to create an enabling environment to build the capacity of our youth to take on more active roles in our country’s future and its development. A number of policy initiatives we are rolling out are targeted at the youth.

142. In the area of sports development feasibility studies will be completed to facilitate the expansion of the infrastructure stock and transform the National Sports College into a Centre of Excellence, through Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangements. Additional efforts will be made to support other disciplines starting from our school.

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