Thursday, 09 July

Kwahu East Assembly gives account of performance

General News
District Chief Executive, Isaac Agyapong

The Kwahu East District Assembly has given an account of its performance at the local government level since taking office in 2017.

At a Meet-The-Press session at the Assembly Hall in Abetifi, the District Chief Executive, Isaac Agyapong told the media that the objective of the conference is to bring to light projects implemented by the government in the last few years.

On social intervention, Mr Agyapong said over a thousand individuals in 150 households in the district have been enrolled onto the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty Programme between 2017 and 2019, representing a total of 85% of beneficiaries.

He promised that more beneficiaries will come on board next year.

On security, he said the Member of Parliament for the area, together with the Assembly, provided logistics to the district police command to curb crime and maintain law and order in the district.

The DCE stated that the donation of a Nissan pickup truck to the police and a joint security beef-up have brought sanity to the district and beyond.

He also made mention of classroom blocks built for 8 schools in the area and the supply of 350 dual desks for all basic schools in the district, both being part of assisting the government to promote quality education. 

The Assembly also provided a dormitory block for Nkwatia Senior High school.

On sanitation and health, he stated that the district has built toilet facilities for selected communities and partnered private waste management company Zoomlion to provide dustbins to curb indiscriminate dumping of refuse.

The Member of Parliament for the area, Mr Bryan Acheampong also assured the constituents of the completion of a district hospital in Abetifi to provide quality Healthcare for the people. 

The district has also constructed over 400 boreholes to ensure the availability of water in the dry season.

The DCE, however, thanked the NGOs in the area for their continuous support.