Ghana News-The Member of Parliament for Asokwa constituency, Madam Patricia Appiagyei has assured the newly installed chief of Atonsu that her outfit as well as the Asokwa Municipal Assembly will support him to develop the Atonsu town.
According to the Asokwa legislator, Atonsu deserves to be developed to the status of every modern community since it plays a vital role in the economy of the metropolis.
Speaking during a courtesy call on the chief at his palace in Atonsu Thursday morning, Madam Appiagyei expressed her support by leading the constituency to lobby for projects for the people of Atonsu.
She said the recent construction of the ultra-modern market in Atonsu, is a testament of the government’s commitment to bringing development to the ancient community.
‘’I as the MP for Asokwa will lobby for projects to help develop Atonsu as well as other towns in Asokwa’’, Mama Pat assured.
Welcoming the MP, staff of the Asokwa Assembly as well as NPP party executives to his palace, Nana Yaw Adarkwa Yiadom Gu-Ayebiafo II, Chief of Atonsu thanked the team for the visit.
He commended the MP, the Presiding Member and staff of the Asokwa Municipal Assembly for shepherding the constituency as well as the Assembly to its current state.
Nana Adarkwa said the elevation of Asokwa to a municipal status is a testament of the forward looking agenda of the NPP government.
He therefore asked residents to support the government and the Assembly to ensure its programs and plans are executed in a manner that will enable Asokwa to become one of the best municipalities in the country.
‘’I am honored to have members of the Assembly as well as my hardworking MP in my palace today and I believe our collaborative efforts will ensure total development for this constituency’’, the Chief posited.
Speaking to this reporter after the visit, Mr Elliot Fosu Barnor, Presiding Member for the Asokwa Municipal Assembly revealed plans by his outfit to periodically pay homage to all chiefs in the Asokwa constituency.
This, he said will offer the staff and members of the Assembly an opportunity to interact with the traditional authorities and learn at first-hand any challenges their jurisdictions may be facing.
Wisdom, the PM noted comes from the minds of chiefs and mentioned the desire by members of the Assembly to tap same from the chiefs in the municipality.
‘’Even before the President nominates someone to head our assembly as Municipal chief executive the staff of the Assembly have plans to visit all our chiefs so that we officially introduce ourselves to them and also learn from them what they wish to be done to develop their areas’’, Mr Barnor noted.
Accompanying the team for the visit to the Atonsu chief were the constituency treasurer, second vice-chairman, organizer, secretary and women’s organizer.
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