Jubilation greets inauguration of water projects

Wild jubilations mainly by women and children characterised the inauguration ceremonies of boreholes for two deprived farming villages in the Akatsi- North District.

The villages are Adzahokope, a village said to have been founded by the grandparents of the Mr Doe Adzaho, Speaker of Parliament and Buekpe.

Mr John Dorve and Madam Afi Nyorma told Ghana News Agency that access to water had been the major challenge of the people over the years.

Madam Nyorma said during droughts the water bodies they depend on dry up forcing them to trek kilometres before reaching murky waters.

She said the situation had a toll on their economic activities, besides the waterborne diseases they suffered.

Mr Dorve and Madam Nyoma commended Mr Peter Nortsu-Kotoe, Akatsi-North Member of Parliament (MP) for the project.

Mr Nortsu-Kotoe said the project he undertook with a micro finance social fund, attracted GH¢25, 000 project.

He said he would team up with the Assembly to provide the water and sanitation needs of the people.

Mr Nortsu-Kotoe said the Assembly would help train the beneficiary communities in the management of the boreholes to enhance their lifespan.

The MP in another development donated GH¢45, 000 worth of office equipment to the District Directorate of Education to help improve education in the deprived district.

The items including computers and accessories and isographs were funded from his share of the District Assemblies’ Common Fund.

Mr James Gunu, District Chief Executive (DCE), said the Assembly would undertake vigorous infrastructure development to meet the needs of the various departments and agencies including the education directorate.

The MP and DCE inspected works on a three- detached two-room junior staff bungalows, a joint revenue and warehouse block for the Assembly, both at Ave-Dakpa.

Madam Kate Nutsugah-Mikado, District Director of Education said the donation would be of great impact to the people.

GNA

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