Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive inaugurates gym


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Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive (MCE), has inaugurated a disability friendly modern gym/playground at the Mamprobi ‘1’ Junior High School in Accra.

Accra , Sept. 12,
GNA – GNA – Dr Alfred Oko Vanderpuije, Accra Metropolitan Chief Executive
(MCE),
  has inaugurated a disability
friendly modern gym/playground at the Mamprobi ‘1’ Junior High School in Accra.

He said the
provision of such social amenities is a policy of government to prevent the
youth from indulging in anti-social practices and to mould their character for
a better future.

He said the
provision and improvement of educational infrastructure has been his focus
during in his tenure as the MCE and enumerated a number of ongoing development
projects he had so far implemented in the constituency, such as the Millennium
City Schools.

“It is for this reasons
government is creating all opportunities and other social intervention
programmes that will allow the youth to develop their potentials to the
fullest,” he said.

Dr Vanderpuije
reminded the electorate that the country is preparing for election this year
and urged them to retain President John Mahama to continue with his good
developmental agenda – “Changing Lives and Transforming Ghana.”

Mr Elvis Afriyie
Ankrah, a Minister of State who graced the occasion urged community members to
take advantage of the playground/gym and exercise regularly to minimise
lifestyle diseases.

He assured the
Turkey that provided funding for the facility that it would be used for the
benefit of the children to develop their talents.

He urged Ghanaians
to stop the “pull him down” tactics and focus on things that would move the
nation forward.

He said the
government is committed to promote and improve their living standard.

Mr George Kum Ning,
leader of the Turkish delegation described Ghana as “a vision star in Africa,”
hence his nation’s investment in the country.

He gave the
assurance that Turkey would establish a factory in the country, after the
completion of feasibility studies.

GNA


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