Training institutes need equipment – Mr Haruna Iddrisu

Mr Haruna Iddrisu, Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, says youth training institutes under the Ministry need to be given state-of the-art tools and equipment to enhance their skills.

He said these tools would help provide trainees with vital skills to enhance job creation and contribute to national development.

Mr Iddrisu was speaking when he met with a delegation from Make Group Company in South Korea.

Mr Iddrisu said there are plans to set up industry affiliated schools is in line with the Ministry’s focus to compliment the activities of National Vocational Training Institute to create jobs for the youth through skills training.

He said Ghana has a stable democracy which is good for investment and therefore looks forward to collaborate with the company.

Mr James Juhee Han, Chairman of Make Group said his company’s five- year development plan includes the setting up of an Industrial Affiliate School in Ghana that would give skills training to high school graduates.

He added that with the acquisition of skills the youth could support their communities and families.

Mr Han who is also the leader of the delegation said the Group intends to establish a professional specialised school complex that would manufacture vehicles, computers and also go into different agricultural businesses including animal husbandry. GNA

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