President Akufo-Addo says government is taking measures to help curb the rising food prices in the country. 

He said government is working at providing market women with trucks to transport food items from the rural areas to the urban cities. 

President Akufo-Addo intimidated that this forms part of efforts by the government to address the situation.

‘Government making arrangements to help reduce cost of food prices’ - Akufo-Addo 
President Akufo-Addo with some dignitaries

According to him, the situation is of great concern to the government and thus assured that everything possible will be done to curb same.

‘Government making arrangements to help reduce cost of food prices’ - Akufo-Addo 

He made this known at the 22nd General Meeting of the Presbyterian Church of Ghana at Kwahu Abetifi in the Eastern Region over the weekend.

‘Government making arrangements to help reduce cost of food prices’ - Akufo-Addo 

”Arrangements are being made with market women, market queens in popular parlance to provide trucks to evacuate foodstuffs from rural markets to urban centres to help reduce cost of food prices in the city.”

The President also encouraged companies engaged in the manufacture of inorganic fertilisers to scale up production to reduce the “impact of the high-cost and unavailability of fertilisers.”