About 149 women in the Ablekuma Central Constituency of the Greater Accra Region have graduated in various skills training over the weekend.
The six week skills training saw the women learning soap making, lotions, washing powder, shower gels and many others.
The women were drawn from all the 10 wards within the constituency irrespective of the person’s political affiliation.
In her welcome address, the constituency women’s organizer Hajia Rahinatu Abass said the aim of the program was to help alleviate the plight of women in the constituency.
She said under the hard economic condition the government has plunged the whole nation into, it is prudent and wise women were given skills to help them start their own trade.
She was very optimistic that this program would be a financial breakthrough for most the the graduates.
The constituency chairman, Mr. Kofi Kplorm Dorkunu also commended the women’s organizer for her selfless service to the party.
“This will go a long way to help in job creation”, he added.
The Greater Accra Regional Secretary of the NDC who was also the former Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, Hon. Theophilus Tettey Chai charged graduates to put their skill to good use.
Hon. Theophilus reminded the people of the work of the NDC and now in opposition doing same to help reduce the burden of youth in job seeking.
According to him, the Akufo Addo / Bawumia government has failed the people of Ghana for not creating job and denying others into the public service sector in the name of government payroll was full.
Madam Felicial Mekpoi Bortey, the Regional Women’s organizer who initiated the program for the women in the region explained that her motive was to equip every woman in the region with skills.
The hard working women’s organizer said women are the most vulnerable in the society hence the focus on them.
Madam Felicia blast the NPP government for putting Ghanaian women in despair.
She encouraged them not to lose hope but rather put the skills they acquired in to good use and their lives would be better off.