The Kadjebi District Assembly of the Oti Region has been embarking on an over one million Ghana cedis development projects in the area within the last three years as part of its effort to improve upon the socio-economic livelihood of the people. The District Chief Executive, Mr Maxwell Asiedu who revealed this said the projects aimed at transforming the health, education and agriculture sectors of the local economy. He disclosed that the Assembly has made significant strides in the implementation of government’s flagship programmes and policies, such as the Free SHS and One District One Factory.
The Kadjebi District Assembly of the Oti Region Meet the Press Series provided the platform for the Assembly to account for its stewardship within the last three years. It also sought to bring governance to the doorstep of the people in the district. The event was attended by traditional leaders, civil society groups, heads of departments and security agencies among others. The District Chief Executive for Kadjebi, Maxwell Asiedu said the district has benefitted significantly from virtually all policies and programmes introduced by the current government.
A powerpoint presentation by the DCE showcased some 21 projects at various stages of completion in the areas of agriculture, water and sanitation, health, educational infrastructure as well as distribution of business start-up capital and equipment to people living with Disability. Mr Asiedu noted that his outfit is in partnership with some local manufacturing companies under the one district one factory policy saying that the Assembly is ready to support other investors to establish businesses in the area.
Mr Asiedu gave the assurance that the assembly has plans to develop the huge agriculture potentials the area is endowed with by investing more in the youth towards the agriculture sector.