As part of efforts to ensure effective development within its municipality, the Adentan Municipal Assembly (AdMA) has held a stakeholder meeting with its municipality-based state owned institutions.
The meeting which took place at the conference room of the Adentan Municipal Assembly, Friday, 13, 2021 afforded Representatives of the various state owned institutions in the municipality an opportunity to shed light on issues regarding their performance and achievements.
According to Dr. Jeffrey Arhin from AdMA Municipal Health Directorate, efforts were being made by the directorate to provide affordable and easy access of health services within the municipality. He added that the improvement of vaccination and restore services were on a normal level.
AdMA Head of Urban Roads, Mr. Salifu underscored the need for the assembly to fix broken culverts in flood-prone areas such as Frafraha, New Legon, and Ogbojo Polyclinic so as to put an end to the perennial flooding in those areas,
Mr. Salifu revealed at the meeting that his outfit had plans to create a harmonized accident free environment by making sure zebra crossings were generated around most schools and all malfunctioning traffic lights were repaired.
Humphrey Ankamah, NADMO said The National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) had begun a tree planting project along water bodies across the municipality which aimed at solving issues of flood as well as preserve the environment
Representative from the Ghana Revenue Authority, Mr. Frederick Okoto stated that GRA had put in place measures to ease the processes of revenue collection with regards to the uses of banks and mobile money portals. He highlighted the need for the assembly to embark on extensive sensitization of the constituents with regards to the payment of taxes.
AdMA Social Welfare Department representative also said the department was collaborating with UNICEF to eradicate child street-ism in the municipality.
Also present at the meeting were the Ghana Water company Limited, CSIR (Animal Research Institute), The Information Services Department, Ghana Post, Ghana Education Services.
Expressing her gratitude to the participants, the Municipal Coordinating Director Mrs. Jemima Apedo said, “an important meeting such as this gives a clear direction and possible suggestions for the achievement of the all people centered vision of the Assembly.”
SOURCE (ISD, AdMA)