On August 22, 2017, the President, Nana Akufo-Addo cut the sod for the commencement of one of the his flagship policies, the One District, One Factory (1D1F) at Ekumfi in the Central Region.
The Ekumfi Fruits and Juices Limited, which is expected to be the first factory to be established under the initiative was earmarked for completion in 2018.
It promised to create over 4,000 direct jobs. The factory is also expected to employ some 5,000 out growers.
Almost two years after the cutting of the sod, the structure of the factory is almost ready and has commenced a test run.
The National Coordinator of Government’s Flagship program the One District One Factory(1D1F), Hon. Gifty Ohene-Konadu(Mrs) on Friday, 19th July, 2019 inspected the Test Run of the installation of Machinery and Equipment at the factory which is located at Ekumfi Nanabin.
The National Coordinator stated that the complete installation of the factory machinery and equipment is a major milestone.
Below are PHOTOS from the test run:
Source: Ghana | GhanaNewsPage.Com