Bongo Launches ‘Greenbook’

    /    Nov 3, 2016   /     Politics  /    0 Comments  /    202 Views

Regional Minister of Upper East and Member of Parliament (MP) for Bongo Constituency, Hon. Albert Abongo has launched the District’s ‘Greenbook’ at the Assembly Hall, Wednesday.

The launching of the Greenbook was made during a Government for the People’s forum organized in Bongo. According to the District Assembly, the forum was aimed at providing sufficient information for the people to enable them know how resources in the District have been utilized.

The Greenbook contains projects undertaken by the governing NDC from 2009 to 2016 in the Bongo District and would offer an opportunity for the party to present to the citizenry its achievements with facts from various sectors.

President Mahama launched the national Greenbook of the NDC earlier 2016 which met criticisms from   the opposition NPP who described projects captured in it as ‘artistic impression’.

The greenbook contains projects from infrastructure, investments and economic growth in the district.

Speaking at the launch of the Greenbook in Bongo, Hon Albert Abongo applauded the assembly for taken such an initiative to catalogue the projects undertaken by the government within its 8 years.

He observed that the community day school currently under construction at Azee-namoo when completed would be one of the biggest in the upper east region.

Mr. Abongo added that the Gurigo-Balungu road network which was washed out during the rainy season triggering demonstrations by some disgruntled residents has been given out to the feeder roads for construction. He mentioned that the Bongo-Soe and Bolga roads are currently under construction.

He however urged Assembly members to ensure that children of school going age in their electoral areas are enrolled into the basic schools, adding that there was the need for old accommodations for teachers were rehabilitated to ease the challenges of teachers in the district in order to enhance quality education.

Meanwhile, DCE for Bongo, Alexis Ayamdoor indicated that the Goriko dam which was washed out during the rainy season has been packaged for the Ghana Opportunity Project (GSOP) for rehabilitation. He also revealed that the assembly has secured about 36 acres of land at Goriko for the construction of a new district hospital.

In attendance at the Government for the People’s Forum were the Overlord of the Bongo Traditional Area, Naba Salifu Atamale, District Coordinating Director, Assembly Members, Youth groups and Heads of Departments.

Source: Samuel Mbura | kapital971.com

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