Komenda Sugarcane Farm To Supply The Sugar Factory Sold To Akpeteshie Distillers
A report by StarrFM Online claimed that the sugarcane farm to supply the Komenda Sugar Factory has been sold.
According to the post, this was revealed by a former Secretary to the Board of the Komenda Sugar Factory, Ransford Chatman Vanni-Amoah.
The report had the former board member alleging that the current Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kyeremanten has sold the 125-acres sugarcane farm to Akpeteshie distillers.
He indicated that the Akufo-Addo led administration abandoned the project and the sugarcane nursery plantation was left to overgrow.
In his submission, he said;
“Before the loan of US$125 million was approved by the Parliament, the Ministry of Trade and Industry acting on behalf of the Government of Ghana entered into an agreement with Seftech India Private Ltd to pre-finance the development of 125-acre nursery plantation which ought to be transplanted onto the 2,000-acre farms by January 2017.”
In other news, the president of Ghana, President Nana Dankwah Akufo Addo has asked for forgiveness from Ghanaians especially the people of Cape Coast for promising them saying he can’t fulfill that promise.
It could be recalled that the president during the build-up to the 2020 elections made it known that he will be building a harbor at Cape Coast.