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Gilbert Asmah Calls for Selfless Service


The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) for the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly (TNMA), Hon Gilbert Ken Asmah has admonished the need for Assembly members in the Municipality to provide selfless, honest and inducement free service to their constituents.

At the 2nd Ordinary meeting of the 7th Assembly of the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly on Wednesday at the Municipal Assembly Hall, he advised assembly members to cooperate to clients at all times in order to execute community development plans and activities successfully.

The Assembly members were also reminded of the high expectation the people Tarkwa-Nsuaem have, and as such all efforts must be made to remedy their social problems with the resources at their disposal.

He again observed, that  the Assembly have secured and commenced the reshaping and asphalting of the 31 kilometers Bogoso junction to Damang road under a Public- Private Partnership, PPP with Goldfields Ghana, Tarkwa  Mines which is expected to be completed in December 31st, 2017 he noted.

“My team and I have carried out an intensive distilling of major storm drains in Tarkwa to reduce the level of persistent flooding that occurs almost every year”.

Under the one district one factory policy, he observed that his administration in partnership with the Public- Private Partnership, PPP initiative, they have secured a Rubber processing factory, Cocoa Processing factory and a Gold refinery which are all at different stages of construction in Tarkwa.

Touching on housing projects, Gilbert Ken Asmah noted that plans are far advanced for the construction of a new modern office complex for the Municipal’s National Health Insurance Authority, NHIA at Ahwetieso.

“We are in the process of constructing and furnishing the TNMA office which has been abandoned for years at Ahwetieso”, he stressed.

In the field of revenue mobilisation, he mentioned that the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Assembly performed excellent, the budget for GH¢3,666,950.00 revenue estimated for 2017 was achieved, but as at October, GH¢3,234,384.77 revenue had been collected, a move he described as very promising and refreshing in the history of the Assembly.

In attendance were the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipal Coordinating Director, Mr. Isaac Kwakye, Presiding Member, Hon Benjamin Kessie, Assembly members and Heads of Departments and Agencies.

By: Emmanuel Yeboah Britwum/ thePublisher

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