The Municipal Chief Executive for Tarkwa-Nsuaem, Hon Gilbert Ken Asmah has cut sod to commence the construction of eight (8) infrastructure projects Municipal wide.
The infrastructure projects include three unit classroom block with office, store, staff common room and computer laboratory at Domeabra, construction of concrete overhead tank at Dompim, completion of three unit classroom block with office, store, staff common room at Amantin, Construction of Community centre at Essaman Kakraba, construction of sixteen seater aqua privy toilet facility and Urinal at Dadwen, construction of mechanised boreholes at Kyekyewere and the construction of six unit classrom facility at Nyanso Nkran.
In his submission during the ceremony, the Tarkwa-Nsuaem MCE noted that the projects forms part of the Assembly’s responsibility to provide infrastructure development to the area, adding that, the projects will go a long way to improve the social service delivery in the Municipality.
He further reiterated that education of the Ghanaian citizenry still remains the top most priority of the government, adding, that the Nana Akuffo-Addo led NPP government is committed to make education accessible to all regardless of location and that is why we are building more schools so that the children can have easy access to school”.
Handing over the projects to the contractors, Hon Asmah urged the contractors to use more of the local contents and also complete the projects on schedule to enable the communities to benefit from the in the shortest possible time, he said.
The funding of the projects are drawn from the Internally Generated Fund (IGF) of the Assembly, Minerals Development Fund (MDF) and the District Assembly Common Fund (DACF), he mentioned.
One of the contractors, Builders Captain Construction Limited assured the Assembly and the beneficiary of a speedy and quality delivery of work. “I will complete the work within the scheduled period but with the help of the Assembly” he said
Nana Abena Kunadjoa II, Queen mother of Wassa Fiase Traditional Area commended the Nana Addo led government for the good work it has been doing since assumption of office in barely two and half years and also thanked the MCE, Hon Gilbert Ken Asmah for bringing such developmental projects to their communities.
She further applauded the MCE for working very assiduously to bring the needed development to the area and thus pledge their unflinching support for him to achieve his vision of making Tarkwa-Nsuaem a first class Municipality and a model one in Ghana, she added.
In attendance were Hon Benjamin Kessie, Presiding Member for Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly, Mr. Maxwell Obeng, Municipal Works Engineer, Mrs Amanda Adjei, Planning Officer, Mr. Seth, Budget Officer, Mr. Francis Oduro, NADMO Coordinator, Mr. Benjamin Assabil, NPP constituency Chairman for Tarkwa-Nsuaem.
By Dominic Kojo Blay