The DCE for Atwima Mponua district of Ashanti region Hon Isaac Kofi Marfo has said the country will not experience any shortage of food in 2023 as many Ghanaians are suggesting.
“We thank God very much that this year the country has experience a long range rainfall which is clear indications that crops like Maize, Rice, millet and others will yield well”. She indicated.
Hon Isaac kofi Marfo, commenting on the theme for this year’s farmer’s day celebration, Planting of Food and Job, Consolidating food systems in Ghana said the introduction of President Akuffo Addo’s Government flagship programme planting for food and Jobs has supported many farmers with improved seeds and Agro inputs which has shown that farmers in the country are now putting up much efforts to ensure that the country has enough food to feed its citizens.
“Ghanaians will have enough food to eat next year and prices of food will not go high”. She stressed
Hon Marfo made this known when he was speaking at 37th National farmers day celebration which was held at Kyereaso in the Atwima Mponua district of Ashanti region
Hon Isaac Kwame Asiamah member of parliament for Atwima Mponua also praised farmers in the country especially mponua district and wished them happy New Year as plans are far advanced to celebrate this National farmers Day at Cape Coast in the Central Region, and all District and Municipal in the country on 3rd December, 2021
Hon Asiamah finally urged farmers to continue to work hard so that they can feed the country every day.
Finally,64 years old Mr Clement Adu Yeboah Fordjour who won the 37th best farmer in the Atwima mponua district received the award and thank all stakeholders who plan for this year farmers day.
By Benjamin Kwarteng (Otec fm)