The Ho West District Assembly in the Volta Region together with the Ministry of Information on Wednesday held it’s fifth Town Hall meeting for the year with a promise to cultivate a Royal Farm for each of the sixteen Paramouncies in the District Assembly.
“All 16 Paramount Chiefs in this District will benefit from a stool farm in 2019, each Paramount Chief will be assisted with free seedlings and other inputs to cultivate either cocoa, cashew, oil palm, coffee or citrus in the district’s one Paramouncy one Farm (1P1F) agenda”.
This was contained in an address delivered by the District Chief Executive, Ernest Victor Apau, at the event held inside the Global Evangelical Church at Abutia.
According to the DCE “each paramount chief will receive about five hictares farm minimum in the newly introduced programme which will go a long way to support the Royals in their activities, these farms I believe will help all of us as it will help support the climate change, serve as exportable crop, and could feed the government’s one district one factory programme,”
The DCE highlighted some projects initiated by the assembly, revealing that “the District Assembly has been able to finance six projects under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Project (IPEP) through the one million per constituency policy initiated by the Akufo-Addo government. These projects include three toilet facilities with mechanized boleholes, water reservoir and sola power for the Kpedze Senior High School, Avatime Senior High School and the Abutia Senior High Technical School.
“We have also under the same project constructed three mechanized boleholes with water reservoir and Solar power at Kpedze Clinic, Abutia Wakpo and Abutia Ameva,” he added.
The development oriented DCE as he was described by the participants used the opportunity to invite the people of the district to a handing over ceremony to hand over completed projects to it’s beneficiary communities which includes a one unit kindergarten block at Honuta, one CHP compound at Anyirawase, and two CHP compounds at Luvudo.
He said nine other projects being Social Investment Fund (SIF) and the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF) counterpart funded projects are ready and expected to be handed over by December this year.
The said projects are a six unit classroom block with school funiture at Tsito Methodist School, Nurses Bangalow at Kpoeta Ashanti and Abutia Kisifli, a Teacher’s Bangalow at Anfoeta Gbogame, Mechanized boleholes with water reservoir at Dzolo Gbogame, Well finished Health Center block with nurses quarters and a mechanised borehole at Vanu and a bridge at Abutia Agotive,” he said.
The program which is to report, inform and educate the citizens on government politicies and account to the people the state of the District Assembly saw the participation of the Deputy Minister for Information Pious Enam Hadzide explaining policies introduced by government and it’s benefits to the ordinary citizens of Ghana which includes the most applauded Free Senior High School, the one District one factory, the One Million dollar per Constituency, Planting for food and jobs, Planting for export, the Nation Builders Corps which has recruited some 100,000 graduate unemployed among others saying “most of this project has been rolled out which he believes will go a long way to transform the country in the shortest possible time. All we need is to rally our support behind the President Nana Akufo Addo to lead us to the promise land”.
The DCE then ceased the opportunity encouraged the public to continue having faith in the NPP governmenrt for execllent service delivery.
Source: William Dei-Gyau ||