Acting Upper West Akim District Chief Executive, Mr. Eugene Sackey, has disclosed that the assembly has undertaken 72 projects including; infrastructure to promote education, health and also to improve the living standards of the citizenry across the district.
Mr Sackey made the submission while speaking at a grand durbar held at Adeiso to round-off five-day mini durbars, the Assembly held in the various communities to inaugurate projects they benefited from within 2017-2020.
According to him, projects undertaken by the assembly included; school buildings, health facilities, ultra-modern toilets, drilled mechanized boreholes with overhead tanks and the renovation of slaughterhouses.
He said 32 of the projects executed within the period were duly completed while the rest of the projects are yet to be completed.
Some of the beneficiary communities are; Asuokaw, Ndoda, Mepom, Kwesi Nyarko, Asukyereme, Abamkrom, Takorase, Owarekaesim, Asuokwa Odumasi, Kwamikrom, Adeiso, Atimatim and Danso.
He also disclosed that 70 percent of the projects executed were on educational facilities.
According to him, these projects were funded by the District Assembly Common Fund Response Factor Grant (DACF-REG), Internal Generated Fund (IGF), District Development Fund (DDF), District Assembly Common Fund (DACF), GetFund, Government of Ghana (GOG) and the Rebecca Akufo-Addo Foundation.
He appealed to school managements, traditional leaders, the Ghana Education Service and other stakeholders in education to ensure that the facilities were periodically maintained to prolong their life span.
Member of Parliament for the area, Mr Adom Obeng, expressed gratitude to the Assembly and the DCE in particular for investing hugely in educational infrastructure to enhance teaching and learning in the area.
He assured that he would partner the Assembly, the Chiefs and all stakeholders to bring development to the entire citizenry.
Nana Aboah Amponsiem 1, Ekuapim Adeiso Esogyamanhen applauded the District Assembly and the Government for giving them their fair share of the national cake, adding that their doors were opened and would support the Assembly when necessary.