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The GTA boss asserts that the Cocoa industry remains critical to Ghana’s economy

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The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Tourism Authority, Mr Kwesi Agyeman says that the Cocoa industry remains critical to the local economy. This statement was made during the premiering of Matilda Asare’s movie, ‘the Heroes of Africa’ at the Silverbird Cinema.

The movie highlighted the early life of Tetteh Quarshie, his journey to Fernando Po, and his return to Ghana to plant cocoa at Akuapem Mampong.

According to Mr Agyeman, the movie did not only show the sacrifice, patriotism, and commitment of Tetteh Quarshie but also the arts, culture, and heritage of Ghana.

Matilda Asare, the Executive Director of the movie also stated in an interview with the Ghana News agency that the movie was to promote cocoa and the exploits of Tetteh Quarshie as part of Ghana’s culture and