Ghana Politics News-The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for Asokwa, Chief Akwannuasa Gyimah has urged both opinion leaders as well as residents to play their part as the Assembly leads in the development efforts of the community.
This, the MCE noted is the only way all in the community can boast of helping in the development of the Municipality.
Addressing separate meetings with identifiable groups, opinion leaders as well as artisans in both the new and old Asokwa communities last Wednesday, Chief Akwannuasa urged residents to show commitment to helping the newly created Municipal Assembly to develop its environs.
He tasked residents to always act responsibly and also help to stem any acts of lawlessness any member of the community may be perpetrating.
‘’We as a people are responsible for our development and it is therefore important as members of Asokwa we play our part in its development as we pay for property rates and all other levies the Assembly will legitimately come out with’’, Chief Akwannuasa posited passionately.
Speaking at an open forum, some artisans asked for a location within Asokwa to enable them carry out the repair of vehicles.
A headmistress at the Asokwa Presbyterian Basic School bemoaned the state of the school’s building and asked for the stocking of the stationery office with text books and others to enhance teaching and learning.
Some the youth also asked for the grassing of the Presbyterian School field which they use for physical exercises as well as recreational activities.
Some residents asked the Assembly to properly identify its staff who comes for the collection of property rates so that they can feel safe contributing.
Assuring members of the community of the support of the Assembly, Chief Akwannuasa said the Asokwa Assembly is committed to sharing development projects evenly for the 13 communities under it.
This, he noted is to ensure that every area is given a fair share of development and uplifting without any discrimination or preference.
Chief Akwannuasa noted with pain the bad roads in the Asokwa community but promised to work at it with the Assembly to put them in good shape with the fixing of proper lighting systems.
He assured schools in the area of support to make teaching and learning very exciting for both teachers and school children in the community.
‘’I have heard all our complaints and suggestions and I as well as the Assembly are determined to work at those that are emergencies and plan to tackle other equally pressing ones we have discussed so that one by one we help to address all challenges in the 13 electoral areas in the Asokwa Municipality’’, the MCE noted.
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