Buabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary gets a bus to boost tourism
The Management of Buabeng-Fiema Monkey Sanctuary in the Nkoranza North District of the Brong Ahafo Region, has purchased a 14- seater bus at the cost of GH¢16,500 to facilitate the movement of tourists.
Mr Edward Opoku, Chairman of the management team made this known, when he led a delegation of the Buabeng and Fiema communities to brief Okatakyie Agyemang Kudom IV, Omanhene of Nkoranza about developments at the sanctuary.
He said the decision to purchase the vehicle arose to address the problems tourists encounter in moving in and around the sanctuary.
Mr Opoku said the bus would also operate on commercial basis to generate funds to develop the sanctuary into a modern status.
He said a sub-committee has been set up to oversee the operations of the bus to promote transparency and accountability.
Okatakyie Agyemang Kudom IV, praised the management of the sanctuary for their initiative.
He called on the Kintampo North District Assembly to emulate the shining example and develop the Kintampo Water Falls into a modern facility.
Mr Benjamin Adu Darko, Presiding Member of the Nkoranza North District Assembly commended the people of Buabeng and Fiema for their peaceful cohesion and the management of the sanctuary.