Bernard Avle

by: michael eli dokosi /www.blakkpepper.com/ghana

ghn bolaThe CEO of EIB Network, Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi, popularly known as Bola Ray, has been appointed as a “Made in Ghana” (MIG) Ambassador.

His ambassadorial role will require him to support a campaign to change the negative perception of ‘Made in Ghana’ goods and services to increase demand for such goods and services.

Others supporting the behavioral change campaign include, Morning Show host of Anopa Kasapa Fiifi Banson, Citi FM’s Bernard Avle, MD for the Graphic Communications Group, Ken Ashiegbe and MUSIGA President Bice Osei Kufuor (Obuor) and gospel musician Emelia Arthur.

The campaign is aimed at increasing the production and consumption of MIG goods and services. This will result in an expansion of local businesses and reduce the country’s high import bill.

The value of the Ghana Cedi is also expected to be of high value among its trading partners – Dollar, Euro and Pound Sterling.

To ensure that products are of good quality, the Ghana Standard Authority (GSA) and the Food and Drugs Authority (FDA) have come up with standards for all product categories to meet before an MIG standards of premium quality logo is embossed on them.

In all 23 priority products from different sectors have been chosen. They include poultry, Textiles and Garments, Cement, Furniture, Pharmaceutical, Rice, and Cosmetics.

Below are other Ambassadors:

Entrepreneurs and Industrialist

Constance Swanika

Seth Agyei-Baah

Dr. Papa Kwasi Nduom

Trade Union Congress

Kofi Asamoah

Ghana Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Nana Dr. Appiagyei Dankawoso

Christian Council of Ghana

Rev. Dr. Kwabena Opuni Frimpong

Association of Ghana Industry

James Asare Agyei

Ghana Medical Association

Dr. Frank Serebour

Ghana Union of Traders Association

Barima Dr. Ofori Ameyaw (George Ofori)

National Association of Graduate Teachers

Christian Addai Poku

Hospitality

Raja Owusu Ansah

University Teachers Association

Francis Adzei

Ghana Institute of Surveyors

Obeng Ayeribi

Grace Amey- Obeng – FC Beauty

Toastmasters International

Papa Dankwa Arkhurst

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