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Veep calls for rekindling of self-help spirit

 Asiwa (A/R), Oct. 2, GNA- Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called for the rekindling of the self-help spirit, to help speed up development in the various communities.

 Asiwa (A/R), Oct. 2, GNA- Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has called for the rekindling of the self-help spirit, to help speed up development in the various communities.

   He said the government is prepared to support such initiatives since resource allocation from the District Assemblies Common Fund alone is not enough to cater for all the development needs of the district.

   Vice President Amissah-Arthur made the call at the inauguration of a modern District Assembly Building and District Educational Office Block at Asiwa in the Bosome Freho District of the Ashanti Region.

    The edifice, which was built from the internally generated funds of the district assembly is expected to enhance the administrative work of the assembly.

    Vice President Amissah-Arthur also called on Ghanaians to give President John Dramani Mahama another four-year term in office to continue with the numerous infrastructural projects that he has started.

   He said President Mahama over the last four years has demonstrated good leadership, humility and inclusiveness. 

   He cautioned Ghanaians against voting for his opponents since it is not likely that the next administration would be interested in continuing with the good projects the President initiated.

   He cited for example that in 2000 when the NDC lost power the NPP administration, which took over abandoned most of the developmental projects that the government had initiated and this became drain on the national purse.

   Mr John Alexander Ackon, Regional Minister asked the electorate in the area to vote for the NDC Parliamentary candidate for the Bosome Freho constituency, Mr Kwame Adarkwah.

    He said Mr Adarkwah as the District Chief Executive for area has brought a lot development to the people in terms of roads, water, sanitation among others.

    Nana Offe Akwasi Oko-Gyeasuo, Kokofu Manhene commended the government for the provision of infrastructural development to the area in terms schools, extension of electricity and roads.

    He urged the supporters of the various political parties in the area to go about their campaign devoid of acrimony.

    He said party politics should be contest of ideas and the people must rally behind the person who wins to ensure peace and development for the area.

    Nana Offe Akwasi Oko-Gyeasuo appealed to government to rehabilitate some of the deplorable roads in the districts, which is affecting development in the area.

    Vice President Amissah-Arthur at a rally introduced the NDC’s Parliamentary candidate for Bosome Freho constituency, Mr Kwame Adarkwah to the crowd.

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