Ejisu MCE Working to Meet the Needs of The People
Contrary to reports around the country that Municipal Chief Executives (MCEs) have not been effective in their line of duty, reports reaching THE PUBLISHER indicates that the MCE for Ejisu, Mrs. Beatrice Serwaah Derkyi, seem to be on top of her game.
Taking over office on May 15, 2017, she has been able to touch on nearly all sectors within the decentralized department of the Municipality, especially when it comes to infrastructure and other development projects.
Among the numerous interventions she made is the construction of a 300-bed girls’ dormitory facility and Senior house mistress bungalow at Ejisu Senior High Technical School.
The MCE has also facilitated the construction of a six-unit bedroom teachers’ bungalow at Timeabu, in addition to the rehabilitation of a four-unit classroom block at Tikrom.
Being a strong advocate for all-inclusive education, Mrs. Derkyi has been instrumental in the facilitation of the school feeding program which began in the municipality, in 2006.
In less than two years, she has raised the level of beneficiaries from a total number of 10,886 pupils from 34 schools in 2016 to 14,366 pupils’ from 57 schools.
Tackling the bane of open defecation and other sanitation menaces, she has supervised the construction of a 12-seater water closet (WC) facility, at Achiase Bomfa, and is currently constructing a 20- seater facility at Asotwe, and a four-seater one at Tikrom J.H.S.
To acquire proper Health care in the municipality, Hon. Derkyi has built and furnished a maternity unit with laboratory at Kwaso.
Several Road network projects are also ongoing in the municipality.
They include the construction of a bridge at Ejisu Abankro, the Anita Hotel road, Best Point road, Besease road and Ejisu Government Hospital road.
To the good people of Ejisu, the MCE can only be applauded and given the necessary encouragement to continue the good work.