The Municipal Chief Executive of Tarkwa- Nsuaem, Honourable Gilbert Ken Asmah has embarked on an unannounced one day tour to inspect some selected ongoing projects funded by the Government of Ghana ( GOG) and the Assembly’s Internaly Generated Fund(IGF) .
The Municipal Chief Executive was accompanied by the Assembly’s Head of Works(HoW) and the Assistant PRO.
The entourage visited the New Administrative block at Ahwetieso near Tarkwa which is almost at a completion stage.
The project started during Professor Mills’ regime but was abandoned after 2012 till it was re – awarded to a New contractor in 2018 by the Tarkwa Nsuaem Municipal Assembly headed by Honourable Gilbert Ken Asmah using a combination of the Assembly’s share of the Minerals Development Fund ( M.D.F), IGF and DACF.
The Mce was enthused at the rate of work which is almost complete with workers fixing air-conditioners at the time the entourage visited there.
He said the President , His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo admonished all MMDCEs in Ghana to thrive hard and complete all projects that begun during Professor Atta Mills and John Dramani Mahama’s regimes that are beneficial to the people and the Assembly and since then he has taken that challenge in good faith and making sure such projects are completed.
The team also inspected some roads which are ongoing.
The entourage also inspected thousands of Cocoa, Oil Palm and Coconut seedlings which are being nursed to be distributed free of charge to hundreds of farmers mostly former miners who have diversified into farming in the District .
The Mce and his entourage finally met hundreds of vulnerable Youths and some former illegal miners who have been assisted by the Assembly, the Mce and a Philanthropist Honourable Kingsley Edmund Baidoo to undergo a free vocational training in areas of carpentry, dress making, hairdressing, auto mechanics , welding and and eighteen other trades at ASEDA FOUNDATION and assured them of free kits and capital after their training to start their own businesses in other not to go back to the street or the GALAMSEY sites and presented an undisclosed amount for their upkeep at the FOUNDATION.
Source: thepressradio.com/Ghana/Peter Kwaku