The Member of Parliament for Trobu Constituency and Deputy Minister Designate for Fisheries and Aquaculture Moses Anim says, his Ministry will digitize distribution of premix fuel to address confusions characterizing the sector.
Reacting to claims that officials in charge of selling the premix fuel sell it mostly to pro-NPP fishermen who hoard and sell the product at an inflated price thus creating shortage, he promised to assist the Minister sanitize the industry and continue processes aimed digitizing the distribution of premix fuel to address the confusion characterizing the distribution process.
Speaking at the Parliament’s Appointments Committee, he has emphasized Government’s resolve to revitalize the aquaculture industry to increase domestic production, reduce fish imports and create additional job opportunities while stressing his ambition to empower fisher folks with the requisite knowledge on the aquaculture sub sector and implementation of other key programmes.
The Trobu lawmaker pledged to support and assist the Minister in implementing the underpinning policy drive of the Ministry towards achieving the structural change in the Fisheries sector of the Ministry’s Aquaculture Development Programme.
According to him the Ministry will use policy interventions and active private sector participation as a tool to promote fresh water fish farming and marine culture, thereby creating additional job opportunities, promoting aquaculture as an alternative source of domestic fish production through deliberate policy interventions.
Moses Anim has obtained his first degree in BSc. Biochemistry at the University of Ghana Legon in 1991 and in 2005, obtained an Executive MBA in Project Management at the University’s Business School.