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The District Chief Executive of Berekum West District Assembly, Mr. Dominic Oppong on Thursday, 20th July, 2023 had a novel interactions with the good people of Berekum West District through a community radio station, Adikanfo 99.1 FM in Jinijini, the District’s capital. This was to get the people informed about the achievements of government which he plays the pivotal role in the district.

Speaking on the developmental issues and his vision for the District, the Hon. DCE commended the Member of Parliament for Berekum West Constituency for his massive support to the development of the District. Mr. Dominic Oppong said the MP, Hon. Kwaku Agyenim Boateng has always been a bastion of hope to the District Assembly as far as infrastructural development are concerned. “Let me take this opportunity to thank the Member of Parliament who has been a pillar for development and of tremendous help to the District and the District Assembly”, he stated. He added that, himself and the MP sometimes spend many hours of time discussing developmental issues deep in the night.

The DCE, when quizzed by the host of the Morning Show Mr. Justice Bernard Dankwa on his contribution to school infrastructure and development, revealed that about seventy percent (70%) of the entire Assembly’s revenue goes into education. He mentioned Fetentaa, Amankwokwaa, Botokrom, Jinijini and Ayimom as the communities that have benefited from his school projects. “These communities have gotten school desks and one number 3-unit Classroom blocks each with ancillary facilities. Sod cutting for the construction of one number 3-unit classroom block has also been made and works have started at Domfeteh and Nkyenkyemam government schools”, he added. He assured listeners that these projects will be completed as soon as possible. He further mentioned that, Amankokwaa School will also have one number 6-unit classroom block which is a central government project lobbied by the Member of Parliament.

On Agriculture, the DCE applauded gallant Farmers and the Agricultural department of Berekum West District Assembly for their massive contribution to the development of Agriculture. He mentioned that, the Assembly has distributed about fifty thousand (50000) and twenty thousand (20000) cashew and coconut seedlings respectively to farmers within the District. He also hinted that, 80km of feeder roads have been awarded to contractors across the district.

Opportunity was given to listeners to phone in and asked the DCE questions. The DCE was joined by his Special Aide, Mr. Dominic Adanga and the District Information Officer.

Gideon Kwarfo

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