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...As he emerges Best MP in 2017
Ternopil State Economic University (TSE) in Ukraine will bestowed on the Member of Parliament (MP) for Asunafo South Constituency in the Brong Ahafo region, Eric Opoku, an Honorary Doctorate Degree in May 2018.
The award is in recognition of the immense contributions Mr Opoku has made towards Communal and Rural development.
The Asunafo South Lawmaker before he enplanes to Ukraine for his Honorary Doctorate Degree on Friday, February, 16, 2018 received another award from the Bureau of Research on Governance and Administration (BORGCA) for emerging the winner of the Pan African Enterprise and Achievers Honorary Award 2017 – Best MP for Communal and Rural Development .
Presenting the award to Mr Opoku at a short ceremony in Accra, the Executive Director of BORGCA, organizers’ of the award scheme, Prof. Victor Yankah, said its findings indicated that Mr Opoku has over the years championed development in the constituency on non-partisan basis with respect to provision of electricity, water, roads, health and education facilities in communities within the constituency and is also always in touch with his constituents.
Prof Yankah used the occasion to advised MPs to be non partisan and make the wellbeing of their constituents their major concern.
The Communication Strategist of BORGCA Mr Isaac Rockson in an interview with the media announced that his outfit will soon come out with its full findings for the general public to know which MPs are doing performing as well as non-performing ones in the country .
According to Mr Rockson, the aim of the awards is to encourage those who are doing well to do more as well as to make Non-performing MPs sit up and work hard to promote the development of their constituencies and the country in general .
Receiving the Award Mr Opoku who could not hide his joy said he feels highly honoured and motivated to work harder to bring total development to his people.
He hinted that development of his constituents and the people of Ghana generally, has been his main concern
Source: Franklin ASARE-DONKOH