Three thousand Arabic teachers have been employed by the government as part of moves by the Akufo-Addo-led administration to give a facelift to the zongo communities (Muslim-dominated communities) across the country, Abubakar Saddique Boniface, Minister of State at the Office of the Vice-President, has said.

The former Minister of Inner-cities and Zongo Development said the government was committed to improving the lives of people within the zongos.

In addition to this, he said the government’s One Village-One Dam project is on course in the Northern part of the country to assist vulnerable farmers to farm all-year.

Mr Saddique urged the public to have confidence in the Akufo-Addo administration to deliver on its promises.

Speaking on Wednesday, 10 July 2019, Mr Boniface said: “As we speak, 3000 Arabic instructors have been engaged by the Zongo Minister as part of plans to help the Zongo communities.

“In other areas, we’ve 54,000 nurses who have been engaged by the government as well as 45,000 teachers.

“The One District-One Factory project is also ongoing, the One Village-One Dam project is also ongoing in the Northern part of Ghana to assist poor farmers.”


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