The management of Akosombo Textiles Limited has assured its clients, customers, suppliers and the general public that it is still in operation and has not laid off workers, as widely reported in the media
In a release that was copied to Graphic Online, the management noted that the company had not laid off workers and was not planning to lay off workers.
Rather, it said, it was in the process of increasing its production activities from two shifts to three shifts, which would require that the company even employed more people in the near future.
“Over the last week, it has come to the notice of the management of Akosombo Textiles Ltd (ATL) that the media landscape has carried a series of stories concerning ATL that are inaccurate. The management of ATL will like to inform the media,
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It further pointed out that it was also untrue that 600 workers of ATL had been sent home due to lack of raw materials.
The management also noted that as part of government’s policy to boost the textiles industry, ATL was a proud recipient of a government stimulus package in August 2018 to support the company’s operations.
The injection, according to the management, had assisted the
“As stated by the Vice-President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, during his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the Ghana Industrial Summit and Exhibition 2018 at AICC on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, as part of government’s industrialisation drive and to revive the textile industry as a whole, ATL will be producing the fabric for uniforms of the 100,000 graduates under the Nation Builders Corps (
“In addition, the Ministry of Trade and Industry, in collaboration with textile manufacturers and traders, has planned a