The Government has approved more Community Basic Schools for the Tatale-Sanguli District in the Northern Region.
Some of the approved schools include Nyokolibo District Assembly (DA), Ntoredo DA, Nankando DA, Wogulonni DA, Sabonjida DA, Poalorido DA, and Meteredo DA primary schools and KGs.
The Tatale-Sanguli District Chief Executive, Mr. Nicholas Waake announced this when he cut the sod for the construction of a Community Health Planning Service (CHPS) compound at Bulikpali near Tatale.
Mr. Waake said the approval of the community primary schools brings up the total of primary schools in the District to 51.
He said Bekpajab DA JHS, Christian Heritage JHS and Elshadai JHS, all in Tatale, were also approved bringing the number of Junior High Schools in the District to 14.
He indicated that apart from the educational projects the Government had also connected Sanguli, Yachado, Chakundo, Kandin and Campuni communities to the national power grid, whiles CHPS compounds at Bulikpali, Sanguli and Sheini were also under construction.
Mr. Waake reminded the people that Tatale-Sanguli District was one of the 46 new districts that were created in 2012, and that as a new district the challenges were numerous.
“However, with support from Central Government and the hardworking staff of the Assembly, we have made strides towards achieving desirable development for the people”, he said.
The DCE said for the past years the people of Tatale and its environs faced water crisis during the dry season, following which the government had provided the area with Small Town Water System.
He announced that the Assembly had constructed a number of school blocks, health facilities and sanitation facilities among others, in a number of communities in the area.
He said the Assembly’s aim was to promote the holistic development of children by improving the children’s access to education, recreation, health care, good nutrition, safe drinking water and good sanitation.
He indicated that an Assembly complex was also under construction for the District and that the Assembly was also putting up three bungalows for some of its staff.
He appealed to the people to continue to maintain the peace in the area for more projects, and advised the communities to take good care of the projects provided in the district.
He assured them as a result of the recent attacks by armed robbers in the area, the security agencies were alert and ready to flush out the criminals in the area.
The DCE also announced that anyone who will volunteer information for the arrest of such criminals will be given a cash reward of GH¢ 3,000.00, and appealed for a police patrol vehicle as well as more police personnel to effectively combat crime in the area.
The Chief of Bulikpali, Obore Michael Yaw commended the Government for the number of projects the government was providing for the new district.
Obore Yaw said when the CHPS compound was completed it will serve all the communities in the area who were currently travelling for several kilometers to Tatale Holy Clinic for medical attention.
He appealed for and the provision a new classroom block, electricity supply and the rehabilitation of the Tatale road. GNA