Mr Mohammed Kojo Aboasu, Ashanti Mampong Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has pledged to institute measures to ensure that the Assembly’s funds are strictly applied to planned projects and programmes.
He said the diversion of funds for unplanned programmes is tantamount to robbing the people of their share of the national cake and that must not be encouraged.
Mr Aboasu said this in an interview with Ghana News Agency, in Accra on Wednesday to explain how he intends to deal with the myriad of challenges confronting the municipality.
He said all heads of department and agencies would be required to provide periodic reports on their performance while a monitoring team would conduct regular visits and inspections to ensure compliance with standards.
To guarantee proper utilisation of the disability fund, the MCE said the money would be carefully monitored using laid down procedures for its disbursement and application.
He said persons with disability would be made to duly register and verify the funds physically.
Mr Aboasu said security would be enhanced to guarantee maximum protection of lives and property while sanitation, health and education would also receive the highest attention to improve the quality of lives of the people.
He observed that in order to provide quality and adequate social amenities to the people, revenue mobilisation would be stepped up and proceeds collected carefully monitored.
In order to render proper accounts to the people, the assembly budget and auditors reports would be made available to the public while public hearings are held regularly, he said.
He called on the assembly members, staff, heads of departments, security services and chiefs and elders to work in collaboration to provide better services to residents.