Residents of Tuobodom unhappy with 6 hour lateness of Parliamentary committee for programme

dominic-fobihResidents of Tuobodom were left dejected when a visit by the parliamentary select committee for the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development scheduled for 9am left them waiting till 3pm.

The residents say they had been duly informed of the meeting with leaders and residents of the new District. Many of them enthused to meet these “big men” from parliament left their jobs only to wait for hours on end.

The committee later arrived with the explanation that they had transportation difficulties due to a fault on the bus arranged for the trip.

When the event eventually began, there were only a few people to witness the meeting.

District Chief Executive for the District, Hon. Anthony Kwaku Marnuh utilized the presence of the Parliamentarians to enumerate some success already chalked by the new district. He also emphasized some of the numerous constraints faced by the District and called for support.

Hon. Marnuh appealed for the enhancement of roads within the district, saying the district remained one of the most important food baskets for the region.

He also lauded the Member of Parliament for the area, Hon. Alex Kyeremeh for enormously supporting the development of the district. He named school structures, borehole projects among several others as the MPs contribution to the district.

For his part, chairman of the committee Hon. Dominic Fobih assured residents of several measures in place to ensure the rapid development of the Techiman North District as well as other newly created districts.

Residents who spoke to after the meeting expressed joy at the meeting but were not happy with the long wait. Many of them urged promptness to events in order not to kill the enthusiasm of residents in issues of development.

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