Participants at a Town hall meeting at Bimbilla, the capital of the Nanumba North Municipality have appealed to government to lift the curfew in the area to pave the way for development.
According to them, the six (6) to six (6) hour curfews which is being imposed on them has not only affected their business activities but also psychological trauma.
They made the appeal at the Town hall meeting with the Municipal Chief Executive for Nanumba North at Bimbilla.
The participants also expressed concern about development challenges such as bad road network, poor educational and health infrastructure.
The Eastern corridor road project which was yet to be completed took the centre stage at the meeting.
They appealed to government to expedite action for early completion of the road. The outgoing Information Minster, Dr. Mustapha Hamid, whose speech was read for him emphasized government’s efforts to turn the socio-economic development of the country.
He mentioned a sound micro economic foundation, reduction of bank rates, inflation and stabilized currency.
According to him, the free senior high school policy has come to stay and that what is expected from Ghanaians is to join hands with government to ensure its success.
He mentioned the planting for food and jobs agriculture policy, saying that it has not only increased the incomes of the poor farmer, but also created jobs for the teaming youth.
The Nanumba North Municipal Chief Executive, Abdulai Yakubu appealed to the people to embrace government policies and that under the NABCO policy, many school leavers from the municipality will benefit from the policy.
He pledged government’s efforts to complete the eastern corridor road to facilitate business and services in the area.
According to him, under the one village one dam policy, more than ten communities in the area, are benefitting from the policy to ensure all year round farming activities in the Municipality.
Filed by Joyce Kantam Kolamomg