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General News of Wednesday, 16 November 2016

Source: Samuel Ablordeppey

We're grateful to Mahama for not neglecting us - Juaso Chief

Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah visits palace of the Chief of Juaso

The Chief of Juaso in the Ashanti region, Nana Asafoaka Adjei Tabi has commended the President John Dramani Mahama's administration for not stifling development projects in the area.

He said since the National Democratic Congress (NDC) took the reigns of power , a lot of projects have come to Juaso, making the Chiefs and people of the area feel appreciative of the John Dramani Mahama's Presidency.

Nana Tabi recounted some of the progress made in the area including town roads which are being asphalted, the resolution of a long standing chieftaincy dispute in the area through the support and hardworking of the District Chief Executive of the area, Fokuor.

He said the town roads under the cocoa rehabilitation project has changed the complexity of the area.

The Chief of Juaso made this known when the Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah paid a courtesy call on him , as part of his campaign tour of the Ashanti region.

According to the Juaso Chief a secondary school bungalow which was jettisoned in 1996, is under construction and almost completed, courtesy the NDC administration under President John Dramani Mahama.

The area is also being benefitting from an ultra modern ICT centre , which when completed would serve a great deal of purpose.

He hinted that there is available a litigation free 500 acres land and another 10,000 acres which any investor could develop for the benefit of the people.

He called for a violence free and insult free campaigns to ensure the protection of the country's peace and unity.

In his address the Chief of Staff, Julius Debrah reiterated his government commitment towards empowering small and medium scale enterprises via the Export and import Bank (EXIM).

He noted that the Presidency of President Mahama has done a lot to close the infrastructure deficit, and what lies ahead is economic empowerment through the creation of entrepreneurs, thereby creating jobs and making life better for all and not a privilege view.