Kyedom hene of Anomabo Traditional Council Nana Owia Ansah V has made passionate appeal to President Akufo-Addo to transform 1D1F big poultry farm bill board that has been erected at Anomabo for several years into real poultry farm to benefit the people of the traditional area. The council also called on President to fix their roads since almost all roads in the traditional area are feeder roads and unmotorable, upgrade Anomabo health center to hospital to meet health delivery needs of the growing population. The council commended President for the construction of Anomabo Fishery College, Free Scholarships, free SHS, the fight against Covid-19 pandemic and above all the construction of water project to benefit 146 communities across nine districts in the Central Region. Nana made the appeal when President Akufo-Addo and his entourage commissioned 47.5 million dollar Anomansa cluster water project.
President Akufo-Addo in delivery his address at the commissioning of the project has called on investors to take advantage of 1D1F flagship program to establish to establish small and medium scale factories in addition to already established poultry farm to provide jobs and expand the local economy. The community Water and Sanitation Agency is mandated to ensure that water for productive used program is linked to support 1D1F initiative is implemented to support small scale industries. Government determination to expand access to water for all to manifest it commitment still remains a key priority. Government has secured another funding for two other rural base water supply projects to increase access to potable water in rural communities under Aqua Africa Water Project to benefit 150 communities in the Ashanti, Eastern, Oti, Greater Accra and Volta. In addition, government has awarded contract for the construction of 645 mechanize borehole system nationwide.
The sector minister Cecilia Abena Dapaah said access to potable water which gives improve sanitation is key to social economic development of the country. Provision of water will ease daily burden on women and children but will also help retain many children in school especially the girl child. The vision of the president for the Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) program is unparalleled in the history of this country. Government has been faced with a challenge of meeting ever increasing demands of improved water supply, good sanitation facilities and improved hygiene across the length and breadth of the country with rapid population growth. The sector is grateful to the President for creating an opportunity for them to better coordinates the WASH sector to accelerate the delivery of WASH services to Ghanaians. She said President Akufo-Addo is a promise keeper, he promised the much needed water and has delivered.
Some beneficiaries who dressed in New Patriotic Party colours could not hide their joy but to share with Adom News. They are happy that President Akufo-Addo and their Member of Parliament Ekow Kwansah Hayford have given them water.
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