Premix fuel issues are now a thing of the past – Minister for Fisheries

The Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture Development, Elizabeth Naa Afoley Quaye, has stated that the challenges with premix fuel has ended.

One of the major problems that has saddled the growth of the fisheries sector apart from the illegal transhipment of fish by some foreign vessels (saiko) is the issue of premix fuel.

The New Patriotic Party (NPP) government has touted itself with a lot of achievements chalked in the fisheries sector. Speaking at a durbar of Chiefs of the Anlo state at Anloga, the fisheries minister mentioned among a few items that the president has a soft side for the fisheries industry hence his desire to end premix fuel issues.

As a result, it has become quite evident that the president fights for the fisherfolk, and that is seen in the provision of outboard and ensuring that challenges with premix fuel is ended.

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File Photo: Premix fuel diversion is a canker along the coastal belts of Ghana

“President Akufo Addo loves everybody. He has a soft side for fisherfolk. Premix fuel issues are now a thing of the past. It is coming on time” she reiterated.

She further went on to urge the residents to vote massively for President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo so he could continue the developmental projects started in the area.

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“Consider all the developmental projects across the country and vote for him to continue,”

Adding to the thanksgiving, Togbui Sri III, the Overlord of the Anlo State, also added that they were optimistic that all that is required to make Anloga a vibrant district would be provided and showed unflinching support for the president to do more to accelerate the rate of development in Anloga.

“We believe that all that is needed to build a vibrant district would be provided. “We the people are solidly behind you for accelerated growth and assure you of our unflinching support in bringing development to our area,” he added.

The President ended the visit with a sod-cutting ceremony for the Keta Water Expansion Project, a 93-million Euro initiative to provide potable water for over 400,000 people in districts along the coast of the region and the Volta River basin.

SOURCE: ONESIPHORUS OBUOBI

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