By Jerry Azanduna and Rita Dakura, GNA
Zuarungu (U/E), Oct. 26, GNA – Mr Frank
Fusieni Adongo, the Upper East Deputy Regional Minister, has called on the new
Bolgatanga East District Assembly, to work in harmony with its partners so as
to ensure the sustainable development of the area.
Mr Adongo said the primary aim of creating new
districts is to bring on board good governance to the door steps of the people
and urged the staff of the Assembly to work together in harmony to achieve that
Mr Adongo said this in a speech read on his
behalf by Mr Joseph Ameyuure, the Bolgatanga Municipal Chief Executive, at a
sod cutting ceremony for a GHC 2,300,000.00 office complex block for the
Bolgatanga East District Assembly at Zuarungu, the district capital.
He said the project when completed would house
various departments and staff in a safer and sound environment that would
facilitate the smooth running of the new district.
Mr Adongo urged the contractor to eschew
shoddy work and ensure that the twelve months contract period was met on time.
He commended the chiefs and people of the area
for providing the land and urged them to support the project since it was going
to create employment for the youth.
Naba Caesar Afegha, the chief of the area,
said the project would improve on productivity and increase the quality of
livelihood of the people in the area.
Naba Afegha said the new Assembly would
complement government’s efforts at championing the course of the decentralized
He urged the contractor to work assiduously to
meet the time frame so as to catch up with needs of the young assembly.
Mr John Sackey, the Upper East Regional
Director in charge of Zoomlion, presented two skip trucks and eleven refuse
communal containers to the assembly and urged it to use them to promote good
sanitation in the area.
He said sanitation was a major challenge to
the area and the country and it was important for all to see the need in
champion the course in living in a clean and healthy environment to avoid
Mr Sackey called on the people to support the
Zoomlion company win the fight against insanitary environment.