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Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo to go into commercial production of automobiles

Kantanka Daasebre and Kantanka Nsoromma

Kantanka Daasebre and Kantanka Nsoromma

Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo, the African industrialist, is moving to commercial automobile production in a great and bold effort to penetrate into an industry dominated by countries like the USA, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, France and Korea.

From a current production level of two vehicles per year, the Apostle Safo Suaye Technology Research Centre (ASSTRC) intends to penetrate the local automobile market as it increases production to 40 vehicles per month, or 480 vehicles per year for the time being.

At the moment, construction work is underway at the ASSTRC at Gomoa Mpota in the Central Region for the installation of a new automobile assembly plant to begin the commercial production of various brands of Kantanka vehicles in two years’ time (2015).

Alfred Akutteh, a technical Officer at ASSTRC, said they are expecting an assembly plant soon.

After the installation of the assembly plant, ASSTRC will train its workers on how to use the plant so that by 2015 it will be ready to produce Kantanka brand vehicles.

But even before the equipment arrives at the port, Apostle Dr. Safo is appealing for government support, namely import duty exemption, to cushion ASSTRC as it ventures into the commercial production of vehicles.

He said support from the government would enable the ASSTRC to help more youth, including university students and graduates, who had been making use of the practical training at the centre to realise their potential in life. Currently Apostle Dr. Safo, the technological hope of Africa, is giving free training to over 550 students from universities, polytechnics and senior high schools across the country.

Apostle Dr. Safo said he did not seek any reward for his initiatives except to help his fellow Africans, strengthen the economy and prove to the world that the black man is also capable of manufacturing great technological equipment, machines etc.

Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo ( in blue prints) showing how the food items shown should be distributed to the many institutions, orphanages, prison,  etc

Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo ( in blue prints) showing how the food items shown should be distributed to the many institutions, orphanages, prison, etc

Since its establishment in 1971, the Kristo Asafo Mission, under the leadership of Apostle Dr. Safo, has undertaken the largest philanthropic campaign in Ghana, making huge donations in cash and kind to educational institutions ( from crèche to Universities), Prisons, Hospitals, orphanages and many needy institutions.

It has also spearheaded many technological innovations with the manufacturing of the Kantanka brand of vehicles, crane, excavators,

Kantanka Excavator. Made in Ghana by Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo

Kantanka Excavator. Made in Ghana by Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo

block moulding machine, televisions, stabilizers, etc all without any government or external support. Apostle Dr. Safo said that in spite of the challenges he encounters, he will never be discouraged in his endeavours.

The Kantanka brand of vehicles, according to Mr. Akutteh, was designed to suit the local environment and interests.

All the parts of the Kantanka brand of vehicles are produced locally with local materials in line with Apostle Dr. Safo’s philosophy that Ghanaians and indeed Africa must tap their rich natural resources in order to develop.

Apostle Safo has already manufactured a car that has no engine and moves only with the aid of a solar-powered battery, without petrol and water ( Kantanka Odeneho).

ASSTRC said the purpose of such a vehicle would be to help the country save fuel, which could be used to power big trucks, other equipment and machines as well as for other industrial purposes. This would also make the usage of the car cost effective as the user will not need to buy fuel but will depend on the sun, which is free, for energy.

Apart from the automobile industry, Apostle Dr. Safo is also eyeing the aviation and marine industries with the aim of manufacturing more aircrafts and marine vessels.

Kantanka jet

Kantanka jet

The manufacturing of another aircraft was on course when journalists including reporters from Daily Graphic news paper visited the ASSTRC, where they saw employees busily working on the wing of the new aircraft.

Long live Apostle Dr. Kwadwo Safo, Long live Ghana, Long live Africa.

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19 Comments

  1. We hope the government will support this great and bold attempt. please mr. government, help the nation. we need jobs. graduate are sitting home after school. Please help. This would create thousands of jobs. Mr. government , please.

  2. I will be so glad and proud to show my greatest interest in the kantanka jet…..I really do have a serious prototype for a great flight in its time….I hope you guys will take me serious and as a cooperate member for contribution…

  3. the government have to list to his request, we need to start from class one, Mr president help him with our money.

  4. I believe and share in the vision of this man. What ever the mind can conceive it can achieve. Well for those of you who want to put limitations on your minds go ahead, that’s your problem. Apostle there’s no limitation. Not even lack of funds will drag us down. Yeah where there’s a will there’s a way. SEE YOU AT THE TOP…

  5. Mr.Safo pls lets talk business and leave those who have low mentAlity, how much will you charge me for a 45 seater aircondition bus if u manufacture it for me… Please I am serious.. let get in contact

  6. Mr government what are you doing with my huge tax you collect each month whiles this man needs support to help the country ? may God have mercy upon Ghana.

  7. the begin of a nation start with few people the same appears hear with professor doctor sarfo ghana will one day get better without the government we are waiting for u. I need u to heal ghana we need u to restore ghana. pls can u sell your electric generator to me pls dat is my email or number 0249975814

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