Speaking at this year’s May Day celebration, the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo charged Ghanaian workers to stop bad practices in public institutions which negatively affect productivity.
Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said, the complexity and costliness of practices such as petty stealing, long stay on telephone during work hours, attending funerals on working days, petty gossiping during work hours and laziness at our workplaces militate against productivity increase and general development.
According to him, he is aware that income of workers in the country is not enough but attitude of workers and services they provide and general productivity level do not commensurate the income they currently receive.
The President, therefore used the occasion to pay glowing tribute to past TUC leaders and also assured the current TUC leadership of government’s support.
His Excellency reiterated his position on the galamsey menace.He assured the nation of his commitment to end galamsey operation in the country.