Kwahu Afram Plains South D/A provides portable water for communities

Eunice Tekie Tei, GNA

Tease (E/R), Sept. 13, GNA – The Kwahu Afram Plains
South District Assembly has provided solar powered mechanized boreholes for
four communities in the district to reduce the perennial water shortages in the

These communities include Tease, Agyatta, Ekye
Amanfrom and Maame Krobo.

Speaking in an interview with the Ghana News
Agency (GNA) at Tease, Mr. George Ofori, the District Chief Executive (DCE)
said government was poised in making the living standards of the people better
through social intervention programs that have been put in place.

He said since the assumption of office about
18 months ago, the priority to improve education and the health needs of the
people was crucial adding that the assembly had provided 3-6- units classroom
blocks with ancillary facilities for schools in Atonsu, Koranteng Krachie and
Kwesi Fante.

He added that the assembly had also improve
sanitation situation of the people and helping to curb the rampant open
defecation by constructing a 10- seater Water Closet with solar powered
mechanized boreholes at Tease, Maame Krobo and Ekye Amanfrom.

Mr. Ofori said they have also renovated a 16-
seater toilet facility and bathroom and constructed bio- digester at Maame
Krobo to serve the people.

To provide quality health care delivery in the
area, he said the assembly had constructed a CHPS compound at Praprabebida to
serve other surrounding villages.

As part of measures to improve the
telecommunications connection within the district, he added that the assembly
had collaborated with NITA, National Communications Authorities (NCA) and other
players to erect solar powered masts to supply Mmradan and Asenyansu and their
environs with telecommunications network.

These areas, he said were now hooked and the
people can be reached easily on phone.

Mr. Ofori assured that the assembly would
continue to improve on the standards of living of the people by carrying out
developmental projects in the area.


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