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MP for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai holds maiden town hall meeting to account to Constituents.

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Mr Alfred Obeng-Boateng, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bibiani Anhwiaso Bekwai Constituency, has held a town hall meeting at Bibiani, the Municipal capital as a means of bringing accountability and governance to the door-step of the people.

The meeting was also aimed at presenting government policies and programmes at the Municipal levels and to give the constituents the opportunity to make meaningful contributions on issues of development as a means of strengthening democracy and decentralisation in the area.

He urged the people of the area to be steadfast and exercise patience because the government is not fully formed.

He also prayed them to have confidence in the NPP government to deliver on its promises.

The Member of Parliament used the occasion to outlined his vision and accounted for his stewardship of the past seven months in office.

He hinted that several acres of land have been acquired at Nzema Nkwanta a community near Bibiani for cassava processing. A factory which will produce gari for schools and other establishments.

On education, Mr Obeng told the gathering that, he intends to sponsor one set of Mock Exams for BECE Candidates in the Municipality to ensure good performance in the BECE. Through his able leadership, some tertiary students have also benefitted from GNPC Scholarship.

 

He assured the gathering his readiness to follow up and ensure all roads in Municipality that have been awarded to contractors are constructed according to the dictates of the contract.

Telecommunication was not left out. He said all the communities that were earmarked for the construction of telephone mast are expected to be covered before the year ends.

On employment, Mr Obeng-Boaten outlined the number of employment opportunities created and the youth that have been employed in the various departments and government agencies.

The MP said, there are more of infrastractural development in the pipeline and be rolled out soon for the benefit of the people.

Prior to the meeting, Mr Obeng, visited Praga, a suburb of Bibiani to have first hand information on a bridge which caved in and promised to liaise with other partners to facilitate its construction.

Others dignitaries like the Constituency secretary, Mr Halifax Amandeh, first vice chairman Mr Paul Andoh and leaders of the non- governmental organization took turns in addressing the people.

The people expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the MP for his immense contributions towards the development of area within his short stay in office.

K. Nuako

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