Mahama storms Volta region with ‘Accounting to the people’ tour

Tue, 19 Apr 2016 Source: kasapafmonline.com

President John Mahama has Tuesday, April 19, taken his ongoing ‘Accounting to the People tour’ to the Volta region.

The tour comes ahead of Ghana’s polls due for November this year.

The Volta Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress(NDC), John Kwadwo Gyapong who spoke to Kasapa 102.3 FM and gave an itinerary of the President’s visit said he will use three days to tour the region and interact with the chiefs and people, inspect ongoing projects, cut sod for new projects and commission the 46km Eastern Corridor road from Dodo Papesu to Nkwanta in the Northern part of Volta.

His next stop will be Dapa, a suburb of the area, to inspect the Dapa-Pampawie-Ahamasu Junction Cocoa Road, and then proceed to the Forecourt of the chief of Hohoe, to pay a courtesy call on him.

The following day, he said President Mahama will inaugurate the Worawora-Dambai road at Dambai, then depart to Chinderi in the afternoon, where he will inaugurate a Community Day Senior High Schools (SHS).

On the same day, he would inspect the Dambai-Kete Krachi road at Abujuro and complete the day’s activity with a courtesy call on the chiefs and people of Kete Krachi.

On his final day in the region, President Mahama, will inaugurate the Fume-Dzolokpuita road at Dzolokpuita, and proceed to the regional market at Ho, to interact with the women and traders.

After lunch at the residency, the president’s entourage will move to inaugurate a new Engineering Laboratory at the Ho Polytechnic.

His final activity for the “Accounting to the people tour” will be at Juapong in the North Tongu Constituency, where he would cut the sod for the Juapong-Abutia and Juapong-Volo-Adidome roads.

The President ahead of the Volta Regional tour has covered two regions including the Eastern and the Western regions as part of his ‘Accounting to the people’ tour.

Meanwhile, ahead of the President’s visit to the region, the Fisherfolk along the coast of the Volta region expressed disappointment in government’s inability to improve their lives, as well as their fishing activities, and threatened to deny the NDC government their votes come November 7,2016.

“The signal must be sent to government that the reason why we’ve been loyal to them and have been voting for them is to solve our problems,” Delali Tetevi, a local fisherman told Accra-based Citi FM.

Columnist: kasapafmonline.com