Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture development Elizabeth Afoley Quaye has indicated that government is committed in ensuring a hefty fishery sector.
Speaking to TV3 monitored by Talksafrica.com the Member of Parliament for the Krowor constituency no government in the Fourth Republic has shown enough commitment to the fisheries sector than the Akufo-Addo led New Patriotic Party administration.
She made these assertions when distributing outboard motors to fishing communities in the Greater Accra Region over the weekend.
She added that, the fisheries sector plays an key role in the Ghanaian economy, hence the decision by the government to support the fisher folk with the outboard motors.
The Member of Parliament assured the fisher folks that the current government will continue to address their needs in order to further boost their trade.
“Since the Fourth Republic, outboard motors have not been this heavily subsidized,This shows how committed we are to developing the fishing sector,”She said
Elizabeth Afoley Quaye earlier this year said, that the National Democratic Congress has nothing better to offer the fishing sector.
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