Central Regional Minister Kwamena Duncan has caution MMDAs in the region against non-performance. He gave the caution when MMDAs signed 2019/2020 performance contract with indicators to achieve by the end of the year 2020. In the performance contract, the MMDAs are expected to ensure provision of potable water, adequate sanitation facilities, educational and health infrastructure, security and safety and generation and efficient utilization of funds. There is a team of expert that goes run to measure the attainment of the above indicators.
The contract was signed at the Regional Coordinating Council. It will be recalled that Kwamena Duncan was adjudged over-all best Regional Minister in 2018/2019 yet most district assemblies in the region performed poorly except Agona West which placed 21st position among 260 district assemblies which accessed under the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development. Kwamena Duncan admonished District Chief Executives not to abandon their office responsibilities at the expense of political campaign. They should not leave office work only to be seen on political campaign trails in quest to maintain power.
The Central Regional Commander of Prison, Deputy Dir. of Prison Dominic Nicholas Arthur has confirmed that rehabilitation and reformation of prison inmates under inhumane sanitary condition isn’t possible hence, the timely renovation of facilities at Ankaful Prison Complex has come at a time it is most needed. The rehabilitation will help prison administrators to provide quality services to inmates. In expressing appreciation to the British Government for the gesture, he has made appeal if the pending electronic case management system can be completed for use. He expressed gratitude on behalf of Ghana to the British Government through the British High Commission for coming to the aid of Ghana Prison Service.
The chief of Akyemfo Ankaful, Nana Kwame Ntsiful has pledged to fetch water for a contractor to build a six unit classroom for the children of the area. According to the chief, their children had to walk over two kilometers to attend basic school at Saltpond. He has pledged his full support to the contractor who has been awarded the contract to build the school in four months instead of the six months project duration. Nana said because of long distance their children had to cover to attend basic school, most of them are not able to enroll in school at early age since they had to grow to age where they can walk before they are enroll in school.