Flagbearer hopeful of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Professor Joshua Alabi, has said that he would use Agriculture as the backbone of Ghana’s economy to transform the country if he becomes President in 2020.
According to the former Vice Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies (UPSA), he is confident that he will win the NDC primaries and the 2020 elections.
He revealed that his vision for Ghana, would drastically transform the country into the financial hub of Africa.
“I will use agribusiness to make Ghana the Switzerland of Africa when given the nod and I know I will win hands down,” he stated.
Speaking on Happy FM’s ‘Epa Hoa Daben’ show, Prof. Alabi asserted that all Ghana needs to do is to begin “to think outside the box” and “to risk and move.”
As an example, he said in the area of trade and industry, “there is a lot we can do there. We also can do a lot when we come to agribusiness and for all these, we can use science and technology to move trade and agribusiness.”
He views science and technology as the foundation of the nation’s development saying, “in the world today, if you don’t move your country or develop your country or give it a very good base using science and technology, all aspects of the economy will suffer.”
He added that he would enhance the human resources in this regard by overseeing “reorientation and offer leadership.”
Prof. Alabi is among the NDC gurus who have declared their readiness to lead the party into the 2020 polls.
The others include the 2nd deputy Speaker of Parliament, Alban Bagbin; former CEO of the National Health Insurance Authority; Sylvester Menah and the former President, John Mahama.
By: Joseph Nii Ankrah