Akufo-Addo starts up a shoe factory as part of the 1D1F initiative (photos) Ghana news
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo commissioned a shoe factory under the One District One Factory (1D1F) initiative.
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The Shoe Fabriek Ltd is located in the Eastern region was put into operation yesterday, October 7, 2021.
The factory was established in February 2021 and focuses on manufacturing high quality shoes and clothing for children, men and women.
YEN.com.gh has compiled some photos of the commissioning of the plant.
1. Akufo-Addo cutting the ribbon to officially open the factory.
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2. A front view of the Shoe Fabreik factory.
3. An overview of the company’s mission and vision.
4. Akufo-Addo sampling one of the finished products from the factory.
5. A sample of some casual shoes produced at the factory.
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6. Safety shoes are not excluded from the production of the company.
7. Overview of the factory.
8. A factory worker sewing pieces of shoes together.
9. One of the workers demonstrating the operation of certain equipment.
10. Factory workers in a group photo with President Akufo-Addo.
The plaque unveiled at the factory
Akufo-Addo commissions clothing manufacturing company
YEN.com.gh previously reported that Akufo-Addo had commissioned a clothing manufacturing company in Koforidua in the eastern region.
The MaaGrace Company Ltd, which is said to operate under the government’s 1-District-1-Factory initiative, was commissioned on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.
The garment business will specialize in the production of utility clothing, uniforms for the security forces, hotels, schools and hospital gowns.
During President Akufo-Addo’s visit to the Eastern Region as part of his duties, he officially commissioned the company which had been operating since 2003 under former President John Agyekum Kufuor.
1D1F initiative: Akufo-Addo commissions clothing manufacturing plant in Koforidua
A factory in district one (1D1F)
The Minister of Trade and Industry said more than 150,000 Ghanaians have secured jobs through the One District One Factory (1D1F) initiative.
According to Alan Kyerematen, since its inception in 2017, more than 150,000 beneficiaries have been posted to 140 operational factories across the country.
Speaking to Parliament, Alan Kyerematen also noted that so far, 278 factories are in various stages of implementation and completion.