“Government payroll is full” – Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta Advice graduates to venture into Entrepreneurship
Ken Ofori Atta, The Minister of finance for the republic of Ghana has thrown a bitter advice to to University graduates.
The issue of unemployment in Ghana now is a topic that no one can talk about overnight, Students after their hard fought certifications are left with no option than to stay home.
Many of this problems also comes as a result of these graduates having interest in gaining employment at various Governmental organizations.
This will enable them to get into government payrolls but according to the Minister this shouldn’t entirely be the case.
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Speaking to Students of UPSA in the nation’s capital Accra, Ken Ofori Atta revealed to the Youths there’s no more space left on Government payrolls with over 60% of revenue generated by the country being spent on paying workers.
He therefore advise them to help the situation of Graduate unemployment by trying to establish things for themselves rather than siting home and calling out government for jobs.
Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, has revealed that gov’t’s payroll is full, 60% of revenue is spent on 650k workers.#3NewsGH pic.twitter.com/8k99ca8A3z— #[email protected] (@tv3_ghana) October 18, 2021
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