Kwahu West Municipal Assembly Organizes Its Last Quarter Town Hall Meeting
In its quest to promote good governance, transparency and social accountability, the Kwahu West Municipal Assembly on Thursday, 14th November 2019, held its last Town Hall Meeting for the year at the auditorium of the Grace Presbyterian Church, Nkawkaw Adoagyiri to engage its citizens and account for its stewardship.
Addressing the gathering, the Municipal Chief Executive for the Kwahu West Municipal Assembly, Hon. Yaw Owusu Addo said, the town hall meeting was part of government’s intervention to ensure transparency in administering the affairs of the nation.
According to him, the Assembly had initiated several projects within the Municipality and key amongst them were the construction of 6-unit classroom block with headteacher’s office, a store and a staff common room at Kwahu Jejeti, construction of bungalows for the Police at Nkawkaw Central Police Station, construction of 6 – unit classroom block at Kwahu Daa, construction of 10 boreholes in selected communities in the municipality.
The Hon. MCE again said, one of the major challenges faced by the Assembly is the non-payment of rates and taxes by the citizens thus he called on all to honour their tax obligations regularly in order for the Assembly to raise enough revenue to complete the numerous developmental projects that were ongoing in the Municipality.
He expressed his gratitude for the patronage the meeting had received and as well expressed his optimism that the observations made by the stakeholders would help the Assembly fine tune its activities and development agenda for the Municipality.
Present at the end-of-year Town Hall Meeting were the Municipal Coordinating Director,the Hon. Presiding Member for Kwahu West Municipal Assembly, Heads of Security Institutions, Head of Departments of the Assembly, Traditional leaders, Religious leaders and the Press