(Audio) Bibiani : Asante Gold Corporation employs over 400 residents- lawyer Aidoo reveals

Asante Gold Corporation (Bibiani Gold Development Project) has employed over 400 citizens in the Bibiani community.

Speaking on Okyeame Radio, Lawyer Emmanuel Aidoo, the Community and Legal Relations Officer of the company, said the firm has over 700 employees, of which over 400 of them are citizens of the Bibiani community.

The approach is how the company is helping reduce unemployment and poverty rates in the community, adding that the company is doing its best to improve the living standard of the residents.

Lawyer Aidoo called for support from the community in terms of advice in their operations, which he believes togetherness will spearhead the activities and visions of the company to help the development of the community.

He said the company’s requirement depends on competence. “Though the company is eager to employ numerous citizens, it also depends on the skills, knowledge, and experience of the individual,”

The barrister revealed that the company had granted scholarship packages to 34 brilliants but needy students to further their education at the tertiary level.

Out of the 34 students, he said seven of them are pursuing Medicine and have women currently engaged in Mining and Engineering courses.

Lawyer Emmanuel Aidoo laments that he sometimes shed tears when he sees some of these brilliant but needy students, however, his outfit feels happy when they see the success of the students.

Story by AkuapemHann Okyeame Radio Bibiani.

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