Scotland tour Accelerated economic growth will guarantee jobs - Mahama

President John Mahama stated that Ghana’s six successive elections are a testament to how Africa is emerging.

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President John Mahama has indicated that his administration is working to diversify the economy to guarantee jobs and stop the risky flow of young Africans across the Mediterranean in search of new opportunities in Europe.

According to him, "A ticking youth bulge requires that we speed up the process of economic growth in order that we can provide decent jobs for the large number of young people graduating from our schools."

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President John Mahama addressing the Scottish Parliament as part of his four-day official visit to that country said, "Africa is an emerging continent with a fast growing population. We are therefore a continent in a hurry. A ticking youth bulge requires that we speed up the process of economic growth in order that we can provide decent jobs for the large number of young people graduating from our schools. Accelerated economic growth, expansion of manufacturing and agriculture will guarantee jobs and stop the risky flow of young Africans across the Mediterranean in search of new opportunities in Europe."

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President John Mahama stated that Ghana’s six successive elections are a testament to how Africa is emerging.

"It is our determination to continue this tradition and maintaining Ghana as a model of democracy and constitutional governance in Africa," he said.

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