By Kwabia Owusu-Mensah, GNA
Hwereso, (Ash), April 17, GNA – Mr. Kwabena Owusu-Aduomi, Deputy Minister of Roads and Highways, has urged everybody to find space to contribute to the development of their communities.
He asked that nobody sat on the sidelines, saying, it would require the active involvement and support of all to achieve the transformation agenda of the government.
The Deputy Minister, who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ejisu, was speaking at separate meetings held with the chiefs and people of Hwereso and Boankra in his constituency.
This was part of his tour of the area to say “thank you” to the people for massively voting for the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the last general election.
It provided the opportunity for him to brief them on policies and initiatives taken by the government to hasten socio-economic development – to make things better.
Mr. Owusu-Aduomi gave the assurance that the government would keep faith with Ghanaians and fulfill the election campaign promises made to them.
He therefore asked that they gave it their strong backing, continued to show goodwill and understanding, as it worked hard to put the economy on the path of real growth.
He added that the constituency was going to receive its fair share of development.
He applauded the people for their self-help and communal spirit and urged them to ensure that this was sustained.
The people of Hwereso appealed to him to assist expand the water supply system and provide additional sanitation facilities in the community to effectively cope with the pressure on these facilities brought by population increase.
They also want the streets upgraded to check erosion in the town.
At Boankra, the residents called for the government to speed up work on the Inland Port project to create jobs and wealth for them.GNA