Entertainment of Saturday, 14 January 2017
Nominee for the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts, Madam Catherine Afeku has spelt out one of the key areas to tackle when she’s given the mandate.
She hinted that there are a lot of potentials with regards to job creation in the Tourism, Culture and Arts industry.
Hon. Afeku stated that the support of Ghanaian citizenry is eminent since if they fail to patronize the country’s heritage sites, it will be a difficult task to get the world to do so.
“We should put on our thinking caps and create that enticing environment for tourism to be the talked about ministry. Because it is a job creation avenue. Most countries live on tourism so I intend to make history with tourism industry as a viable GDP contributor.” She concluded.
Catherine Ablema Afeku is the Member of Parliament for Evalue Ajomoro Gwira constituency in the Western region. She attained an MBA at Keller Graduate School of Management of Devy University, Atlanta, in Georgia in the year 2000.
She entered the political scene under President Kufuor’s era as the Government Spokesperson for Infrastructure Road and Transport Committee. She was also on the Communications Committee as the Deputy Ranking Member and the Business Committee.