BY: Obrempongba K. Owusu|Voltaonlinegh.com|
Nkwanta North District Assembly in the Volta Region has organised a town hall meeting o interact with residents of the district.
The meeting which took place on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at Kabonwule, one of the communities in the district was attended by chiefs, opinion leaders, heads of departments, the security and community members.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for the area, Mr. Jackson Kwame Jakayi outlined government policies such as planting for food and jobs, planting for exports and rural development, free senior high school (SHS), double-track system and many other programmes currently being implemented by the Akufo-Addo led government.
The DCE entreated the people to take advantage of all the programmes especially the cashew project so as to kick poverty away from their lives in the near future.
Mr. Jakayi also accounted to the people what he has done for the district so far since becoming the DCE a year and three months now.
He appealed to the fisher folks of Kabonwule (a fishing community) to desist from using poisonous chemicals such as DDT for fishing and hinted that the law will deal with anyone caught in the illegal act.
Poor road network, lack of potable water and furniture in schools were top on the list of problems the residents put before the DCE which he promised to address in the best interest of the district.
Town hall meetings form part of measures by the Ministry of Information to sustain regular policy interaction with the general public