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Regional News of Sunday, 27 January 2019

Source: Daniel Kaku

Deputy Chieftaincy Minister requests teachers and nurses to be posted to Nzulezo

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The Member of Parliament (MP) for Jomoro Constituency in the Western Region, Hon. Paul Essien popularly known as 'Jomoro David' has placed a special request for three NaBCo teachers to be posted to the Nzulezo Basic School and nurses to the community health facility.

He bemoaned that a famous tourist destination as Nzulezo could not lack basic social amenities and the human resource to impart knowledge and nurture the children who were potential leaders in the future.

This came to light when Hon. Essien visited the town to address the chief and people of Nzulezo as part of a familiarization tour in some communities of the Jomoro constituency.

Tweako No.1, Navorongo, Kojo Liberia Village 2, Nuba, Tikobo No.1 Bonyere and Nzulezo, were the communities he visited.

Mr. Essien, who is also the Deputy Minister for Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs, advised the parents to send their children to school and invest in their education and appealed to the children to take their education seriously.

He pledged to visit the community from time to time to support them to build a new school building.

The MP donated street light bulbs to replace the old ones in the community as well as some bags of rice, frytol oil and assorted soft drinks to the community.

Later, Mr. Essien visited Tweako, Navorongo and Kojo Liberia Village communities where he donated where he donated six knapsack spraying machines worth GHc15,000 to cocoa farmers as part of his pledge to support farming activities with the logistics, tools and implements to improve their standard of living.

He said government's planting for food and jobs initiative and the re-introduction of the pollination and gang spraying programme were creating employment for the youth adding that government would further give cocoa farmers a boost.

Mr. Essien pledged to construct a CHPS compound and donated 50 bags of cement to be used for the foundation.

He asked the farmers to rally behind the government.

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