THE Ahafo North District Assembly has approved the execution of four projects under the District Development Fund (DDF) at a total cost of GH¢540,000.
The projects included a two-unit kindergarten block with an office, changing room and a four-seater KVIP toilet at Kyekyewere at a cost of GH¢51,490; rehabilitation of a six-unit classroom block at Bosikese at a cost of GH¢36,193; construction of a six-unit classroom block with office, library, store and common room each at Kofi Nkrumahkrom and the Tepa Health Training Assistants School at a cost of GH¢155,501 and GH¢139,155, respectively.
The District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr David Addai Amankwaah, made this known at the third ordinary meeting of the assembly this year at Tepa.
He said the assembly was committed to improving the lives of the people through the provision of people-centred projects and programmes.
Mr Amankwaah said the assembly was putting in place measures to intensify its education on government programmes and projects.
He said that was important because it was one of the surest ways of getting the people to appreciate what the government was doing to achieve the “Better Ghana” agenda.
According to Mr Amankwaah, the people needed to know their civic rights and responsibilities and that what the assembly was working to achieve.
He urged the people to take registration of births and deaths seriously because they help in the allocation of resources and other statistical activities.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Ahafo Ano North, Mr Richard Akuoko Adiyia, explained how he had used his share of the common fund in the communities.
According to him, a number of projects had been undertaken with the common fund to help uplift the standard of living of the people.
He commended the assembly members for their dedication to duty and urged them to maintain the spirit.