By Kwabia Owusu-Mensah, GNA
April 17, GNA – Odeneho Kwaku Appiah, the Chairman of the Afigya-Kwabre South
Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), has called on members of the
District Assembly and political party leaders to unite to speed up development
of the area.
He said they
should work in close partnership with their chiefs, opinion leaders and other
key stakeholders to initiate and implement practical measures that would
improve the living conditions of the people.
Speaking at a
ceremony to interact with members of the Afigya-Kwabre South District Assembly
and the NPP Polling Station coordinators at Kodie, Odeneho Appiah said unity
was crucial in promoting the speedy development of the District.
development was a shared responsibility and there was the need for Assembly
members, party coordinators, chiefs and other opinion leaders in the
communities to work together to find solutions to the numerous challenges
facing their people.
spoke against Assembly members and local party leaders teaming up with their
people to engage in acts of indiscipline, lawlessness and public demonstrations
that led to destruction of state property.
He advised them
to desist from such acts and use laid down procedures to resolve grievances in
told the leaders that people were looking up to them to offer leadership to
help transform their lives for the better.
Adu Poku, the District Chief Executive, said a number of road networks in the
District had been awarded on contract for rehabilitation.
He stressed the
need for the Assembly and party coordinators to create awareness on the
development projects in the District to enable the people to appreciate
government’s efforts to improve on their living conditions.