The Okyehene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin has called on government institutions to purchase and use the Kantanka vehicles, manufactured by Apostle Kwadwo Sarfo.
According to the Overload of the Akyem Abuakwa state, government must purchase some of the Kantanka vehicles for institutions such as the Police Service , Ghana National Fire Service , Immigration Service among others to use, instead of purchasing foreign ones for them.
He said such a move will not only create jobs in the country, but also help grow the Ghanaian economy.
“Government can buy a whole lot for the Police ,Fire Service , Immigration among others instead of importing Land cruisers of $130,000 and $140,000 when we can purchase some for $35,000 locally with repair services, ” he said.
The Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panyin made the remarks Monday at Kyebi when the Kantanka Automobile company delivered a customised four-wheel drive to him at the Ofori Panin Fie.
The Okyenhene purchased the Vehicle at the cost of $35,000 equivalent to ghc150,000.
The King accompanied by the Okyenhemaa Nana Dokua were presented with keys of the vehicle after a brief ceremony .
After a test drive by Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, he commended Apostle Kwadwo Sarfo, founder of Kantanka Automobile for the magnificent ingenuity in manufacturing such vehicles in the Country.
For his part, CEO of the car company Kwadwo Sarfo Kantanka Jnr. urged government to give the company a tax waiver to be able to manufacture products at an affordable prices for Ghanaians .
Published on 24 April 2017 | 3:20 pm at Source