District Chief Executive for Wa West District, Mr. Edward Laabir Has addressed the media lately on concerns in wa west and possible solutions he has put in place to address such concerns. According to him the school feeding program covered only 46 schools in his district he later added 21 totalling 67.
Mr Edward went on to highlight on how he assisted some natives of his district in securing them some slots in the just ended limited recruitment exercise. ” the District was given 52 slots and I went around personally to inform people of it, I was able to get over 100 names and some of them were posted to other districts in Northern And Brong Ahafo Regions Respectively”.
He was asked why some completed structures in the district were not handed over to the Assembly after completion.
” we were required to mobilize revenue to the tune of Ghc500,000 but before I came inn, the amount we had was not close to that, I was later in the year able to secure an amount of Ghc300,000 Cedis, hopefully some of the projects will soon be handed over to the assembly.”
Probing the DCE Further, he stated that most teachers in the district do not stay there but opt to return to the regional capital afterwards, he suggested teachers were part of the community and its progress and therefore should ensure to stay in the communities they teach.
He also denied the fact that he doesn’t visit the district often as claimed by people, he also added that his house in the district is still under construction pleading with constituents to bear with him. “We have over 200 communities in Wa west and I am visiting them gradually, I may not have gotten to your community yet so be patient i will soon get there and note some of your challenges and discuss the best way to solve them”.
He concluded by saying 21 roads in the district have been reshaped and there are 30,000 bags of fertilizer in stock to champion the planting for food and jobs program this year.

By: Upperwestmedia.net

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