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Single woman hits the street to do demonstration over unpaid NABCO arrears

A lone protestor, Deborah Enam Togbe, a 30-year-old former NABCO trainee, took to the streets of Kumasi on Saturday, June 29, 2024, in a one-woman protest, demanding payment of arrears owed to her and her colleagues.

With placards in hand and dressed in red, Deborah marched through the city, drawing attention to their plight.

The protest march began at Anloga Junction and ended at the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, where she presented a petition to be submitted to Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia.

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Deborah, who was part of the Digitize Ghana program, expressed frustration over the government’s failure to pay their arrears for eight months, despite promises made by the Vice President.

She emphasized the need for immediate action, stating that words alone are insufficient.

Ms Enam Togbe, also revealed that she has been relying on friends and relatives for survival, making it difficult to pay her bills.

The Nation Builders Corps (NABCO) program was launched in 2018 to address graduate unemployment, with 100,000 graduates engaged under seven modules.

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However, the program has ended, leaving trainees like Deborah chasing the government for payment of their arrears.

Deborah Enam Togbe’s protest is a call to action for the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo government to fulfill its promise and settle their arrears, easing their economic.

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