The Adentan Municipal Assembly (AdMA) held a 2-day General Assembly Meeting which took effect from the 26th to 27th of April 2022 at the forecourt of the Municipal Assembly.
Issues that were discussed by the house include usage of water and its associated bills from the Ghana Water company (GWC), and some deteriorated GETfund school buildings which are yet to be attended to.
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Hon. Daniel Alexander Nii-Noi Adumuah in response to the deteriorated school buildings made it clear to the house that, the GETfund projects were not carried out by the Assembly and as such, the Assembly has no authority to demolish them though they are in a poor state and hazardous to school children. He added that, complaints should be forwarded to GETFund for immediate attention.
In his address on the state of Adentan Municipality he stated that, the Assembly is working hard with other stakeholders to meet the needs of proper and adequate classroom blocks in some selected schools within the municipality. He added that, measures are put in place for a six-unit classroom block at Adjiringanor, fourteen-unit classroom block and ancillary facilities for the Adentan Community School, and a six-unit single story classroom block from GETfund, is awarded to the Adentan Community School, but hopes that it will be relocated to Amrahia.
The MCE established the fact that, there has been a lot of improvement in all aspect. In the health sector, he mentioned that the health directorate has been able to manage the spread of Covid-19 pandemic municipal wide and a 0% maternal mortality recorded in 2021.
The MCE revealed that, the Adentan Waste to Wages (ADWAWA) project which is targeted at reducing plastic wastes in the municipality has been beneficial likewise maintaining the “Operation Clean Your Frontage” initiative by enforcing it in the Zonal Councils and sustain it by a team of Environmental Health Officers. Other areas of development include the agriculture sector, roads, and implementation of policies among others.
The population of Adentan which stood at seventy-eight thousand, two hundred and fifteen (78,215) per the 2010 census, has increased to two hundred and thirty-seven thousand, five hundred and Forty-Six (237,546) comprising of one hundred and nineteen thousand, seven hundred and five (119,705) females and one hundred and seventeen thousand, eight hundred and forty-one (117,841) males, according to figures from the 2021 census hence causing an increase in buildings and infrastructure.
The Presiding Member (PM), Hon. Joseph Odai Boye acknowledge the Zonal Council Directors, Unit Committee Members and Hon. Assembly Members of various electoral areas for their efforts towards increasing their revenue stream.
Source: ISD ADENTAN