Gushegu District Assembly embarks on projects

The Gushegu District Assembly has embarked on about 71 projects, particularly on education, health, road rehabilitation, and social amenities, to improve the standards of living of the people.

Mr. Fuseini Alhassan, District Chief Executive (DCE)for Gushegu, who disclosed this to Ghana News Agency at Gushegu on Tuesday, said the move was in fulfillment of the Government’s ”Better Ghana Agenda”, which seeks to bring development to the doorsteps of the people.

He said that 39 of the projects have been completed while the remaining was at various stages of completion, and cited the ongoing Health Assistant School project, construction of a three-unit classroom block at Kpatinga at the cost of GH¢43, 987.59, a three-unit classroom block at Nagnani, at GH¢44, 938.94.

Mr. Alhassan also said work on classroom blocks was ongoing at Tindang
and Gushegu at GH¢43, 987.59 and GH¢42, 996.24 respectively, all funded by
the Canadian International Development Agency.

He said the renovation and rehabilitation of the DCE’s bungalow was at GH¢43,335.78 and GH¢26,780.44 while the construction of a four-seater KVIP was at GH¢10,730.47.

On health, Mr. Alhassan said a clinic was built at Nabuli at the cost of GH¢56, 259.78, and a nurses quarters was constructed and furnished at the cost of GH¢53, 153.11 and a clinic was built and furnished at Zamashegu at GH¢88, 950.00.

He said the Ghana Education Trust Fund  was used to fund some projects in the area, including the construction of six-unit classroom block for the Gushegu Senior High School at the cost of GH¢150,000, six-unit classroom block each at Gaa and Kpatinga at GH¢149,520.30 and GH¢149,976.54 respectively.

Mr. Alhassan said Kpantinga and surrounding communities would benefit from a €84,000 Small Water System.

He said some youths had been employed under various models of the National Youth Employment Programme, stressing that the Government would be retained in Election 2012 due to the numerous projects being undertaken across the country.

Source: GNA

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