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Ghana’s President Commissions B5 Plus Project

In April 2021, President Akufo-Addo cut sod for phase two of the B5 Plus Steel Plant at the Larkpleku Village in Prampram after commissioning the first phase

Mounting the podium to deliver his commissioning address, the President applauded the management and staff of the B5 Plus group for working to put up the edifice that now provides employment to thousands of Ghanaians while serving not only the country but West Africa with steel and iron products. He said the factory is a true reflection of the One District One Factory policy that aims to create jobs for Ghanaians all over the country to drastically reduce unemployment.

President Akufo-Addo assured that his government has taken note of the challenges of the B5 Group and will see to it that they are addressed to boost the growth of the steel plant. The Minister of Trade and Industry, Hon. Alan Kyerematen congratulated the management and staff of the company for working assiduously to ensure the dream of the government by substituting the importation of steel for local manufacturing is realised.

In addition, Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram, Hon. Sam George expressed appreciation to the B5 Group for providing jobs for his constituents. He charged the President to intervene to address the water and electricity challenges of the Steel Plant as he wooed the investors from India to consider building a Police Station and a Hospital for his Constituency. Speaking with pleasure, Mr. Mukesh Thakwani who is CEO of B5 Plus Limited expressed appreciation to government for the support. While noting plans to provide additional employment for thousands of Ghanaians, he appealed to the President to address the water and electricity challenges drawing back the $80 million steel plant.

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