Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, Mr. Haruna Iddrisu, has affirmed that the high unemployment rate in the country was “very dangerous and is a threat to national security.”

According to him, the growing unemployment rate among the youth in Ghana was very alarming, stating that if the issue is not addressed soon it will become a threat to national security.

Mr. Iddrisu, who doubles as Member of Parliament (MP) for Tamale South constituency of the Northern Region, expressed this sentiment, whiles addressing participants at a workshop organised by the World Bank in Accra Wednesday.

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