—Cut Sod for two projects
The Builsa South Constituency, one of the deprived constituencies in the Upper East region is receiving massive transformational development spearheaded by the Member of Parliament, Dr Clement Abasinab Apaak.
As part of the effort to transform the constituency, Dr Apaak initiated a number of development projects and recently cut sod for the construction of a kindergarten school block at Kanjaga and a children’s ward for the Fumbisi Healthcare Centre.
The altra-modern kingdagaten(KG) with ancillary facilities in Kanjarga, according to the MP, is to enhance quality of education at the pre-school level.
The children’s ward at the Fumbisi health centre would also go a long way to improve quality of health care delivery.
The kindergarten block which is expected to be completed within six months is being executed by Ameen Danda Construction company, while the Children’s ward at Fumbisi to be executed by Akinkang Caesar construction limited.
When completed, it would help reduce the pressure and overcrowding in the school.
The two projects are fully funded by the MP through his share of the District Assembly’s Common Fund.
Present at the sod-cutting ceremony were the Chief of Kanjarga, Nab Akanfela Akanje-anya, the constituency Vice Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) of Builsa South, and party faithful.
In remarks during sod-cutting ceremony for the Construction of Kindergarten block, Dr Apaak said the project has become necessary because kanjarga is one of the largest community in the constituency without a kindergarten school block.
“It is our core responsibility to ensure that our children enjoy the best of education. Going to school should not be a punishment to our kids due to the conditions of our educational facilities,” the Deputy Ranking of Education Committee of Parliament said.
He added that had it not been education he would not have become an MP, nothing that he would have been in his village (Doninga) rearing bees and harvesting honey since his community is well noted for that.
While asking residents to continue to give him their support to deliver, Dr Apaak urged parents to take their children education needs serious for education remained the only means by which they could develop their communities to fight poverty.
The lawmaker also expressed gratitude to the Chiefs of Kanjaga and Fumbisi as well as all who played various roles to ensure the commencement of the two projects.
He assured the constituents of his commitment to transform the area with more developmental projects that would inure the benefit of all.
On their part, the Chief of Kanjaga to, Nab Akanfela Akanje-anya and the Chief of Fumbisi, respectively expressed their gratitude to the MP for fulfilling his campaign promises.
They also used the opportunity to seek for more developmental projects especially in the areas of education, health, water and security.
Mr Clement Agalisi who represented the District Director of Education thanked the MP for the continued support of education in the district.
According to the District Directorate of Education, the MP has assisted in many ways including donating motorbikes for supervisors, computers, pupil furniture, mock exams for BECE candidates, distribution of maths sets, among others, but like Oliver Twist, they are still in need for more.
The District Director of Health at the ceremony also thanked the MP for the project and other health intervention he brought to the District.
Other constituency executives at the ceremony were Mr Kazi Richard, the constituency secretary, Mr Ayorik Apaarinchang vice-chairman, Hon.Asoala Charles the assemblyman for Jeningsa and constituency youth organizer and a host the of party faithful.
Source: therepublicnewsonline.com/Felix Nyaaba