‘Model Ghana workplace is waste of time & cash’

Basic Information of Wednesday, eleven February 2015

Supply: At the moment Newspaper

Basic Supervisor of Digicut Manufacturing and Promoting Ltd., Mr. Richmond Lankwei Lamptey, has taken swipe at Model Ghana workplace describing it as a “waste of money and time.”

In line with him, it isn’t proper to model a nation that was dealing with power challenges.

“You can’t model a nation that has power crises. It exhibits a constant failure to plan for power wants,” he indicated.

“This makes nonsense the speak of industrialising the nation as a result of there isn’t a energy to do similar,” he added.

Mr. Lamptey made these observations in an interview with Right now on the weekend in Accra.

He expressed shock concerning the constructing coverage in Ghana and questioned why it couldn’t be revised to mandate everybody to construct his/her house with photo voltaic panels on the roof.

The promoting professional defined that if it might be carried out on a nationwide scale, the state would discover methods and means to make it cheaper.

“Why can’t we revise our constructing coverage to mandate everybody to construct their houses with photo voltaic panels on the roof? If it’s accomplished on a nationwide scale, the state would discover methods to make it cheaper.” …In any case, the roofing sheets we use now don’t come any cheaper anyway, do they,” he requested.

He argued that the Model Ghana outfit shouldn’t restrict its branding to solely nationwide monuments and bodily buildings.

As an alternative, he suggested them additionally to supply model recommendation to all of the senior nationwide groups, notably the Black Stars, on what to do or not to take action as to model Ghana.

For example, he stated, “how can the Black Stars dance “Azonto” in a single event and in lower than a yr, in one other event; start the “Gbee ohe” dance.

Mr. Lamptey contended that if the development continues Ghana’s neighbouring nations would “take it up full with the rhythm, change the identify, and say they’re originators of the dance.” He subsequently proposed one widespread nationwide dance for the Black Stars in order to assist promote the nation’s tourism business.

He was optimistic that the Black Begins might promote Ghana quicker than anyone else. He cited, for instance, Asamoah Gyan’s music with Castro “Africa Women “which was performed on the Sunderland Stadium on some events earlier than a match was performed.

The Digicut Manufacturing and Promoting Ltd., boss intimated within the interview that;” we can’t get a Nationwide ID system going. Everyone knows there are innumerable advantages with this for companies and the state however we can’t merely get it to fly. What has this obtained to do with an workplace with “Branding” on it”?

He continued that in South Africa, for example, their Artwork Centre, which is equal to Ghana’s personal, “was absolutely networked such that when any person buys gadgets and exhibits the receipts on the airport when leaving, the South Africa authorities on the airport would be sure that they provide again all of the elements of the Worth Added Tax (VAT) which might not be wanted within the nation.”

He additional stated all new born infants got delivery certificates earlier than they have been discharged with their moms.

He additionally proposed that: “All hospitals and clinics nationwide must be networked after which we will begin monitoring our inhabitants appropriately.”

That, in response to the model skilled, would assist in planning and in addition be a “good useful resource for companies, particularly promoting businesses.”

He couldn’t perceive why in 2015, individuals have been nonetheless defecating and urinating in public.

“Why ought to individuals construct with out bogs of their houses? Are we so powerless that we can’t implement our legal guidelines? That’s the model we’re constructing,” he intimated.

He recounted that not too way back, a group within the Ashanti area threatened to go on strike if the federal government didn’t construct a brand new place of comfort for them.

To this finish, Mr. Lamptey suggested the leaders of the nation to maintain to their guarantees saying “let’s keep away from the state of affairs the place the president says one thing on a problem and a minister says one thing else. It’s a critical branding fake pas”!

Authorities officers, he added, ought to cease dressing “improperly for occasions.”