Regional News Thu, 23 May 2019

Western Regional Minister donates to flood victims in Amenfi Central

The Western Regional Minister, Kwabena Okyere Darko-Mensah has donated 300 bags of cement and 40 pockets of roofing sheet to the displaced persons who were affected by a rainstorm that occurred at Adjakaa Manso, a community in the Amenfi Central Municipality of the Western Region.

A violent rainstorm on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, after a violent rainstorm struck the farming community and wreaked havoc to the properties of the people.

More than 50 households were affected by the incident.

The Minister presented the items to the victims through the Chiefs in the area during his 3-day familiarization visit to the towns and villages in some part of the Western Region to inspect and explain current ongoing government programmes and projects in the various districts and Municipalities to the Chiefs and people.

The 3-day visit of the Minister is aimed towards the accelerated development of the Western Region.

And it is also meant to identify problems confronting the people and the possible interventions that can be outlined to remedy the situations.

Last week the Western Regional Minister begun his maiden visit to the Region since he was appointed by the President Akufo-Addo and subsequent approval by Parliament.

During the presentation, the Minister told the victims that government is always ready to offer support when such eventualities happen.

He, therefore, seized the opportunity to advised them to listen to the campaign the NADMO.

He prayed not to this happen again to the Region.

The Chief of Adjakaa Manso Nana Daniel Kingsley Cudjoe who received the items on behalf of the victims mentioned poor road network and absence of secondary school in the area as the major problems they are faced with.

He thanked the Minister for the kind gesture and promised to distribute the items to the victims evenly.

Source: Daniel Kaku