The Northern Development Authority (NDA) has handed over an early childhood centre and a three-unit classroom block for the people of Zuarungu-Moshie and Dubila communities, respectively, in the Bolgatanga East District.
The projects that cost the authority were the Early Childhood Center (GHC 287,000.00) and (3-unit classroom block (GHC 450,000.00).. The two projects are aimed at improving quality education among basic school children in the area.
Speaking to the media after the handing over ceremony, the District Chief Executive for the area, David Amoah indicated that projects were situated in critical areas of the aforementioned communities and would help in improving access to education.
The DCE further appealed to the authority to do well to complete some of its projects that are dotted around the district.
“I’m appealing to the NDA to come to the district aid to complete some of their projects that are dotted around. There are quite a number of them. And I think if they can complete them, the people, opinion leaders, and the Assembly will be happy for such work.”
The Deputy Director in Charge of Planning at the District Education Directorate, Thomas Adiyura assured the Authority and the Assembly of using the projects for its rightful purpose.
He also called on teachers and community members to see the projects as theirs and take good care of them.
The two projects were funded through the government’s One Million Dollar per Constituency programme implemented under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Program (IPEP).
The Director of Infrastructure, Land, and Environment, and Natural Resources from the Headquarters of the Northern Development Authority (NDA), Dr. Emmanuel Abeere-Inga, joined the staff of the Upper East Regional branch of the Authority to hand over the IPEP projects to beneficiary communities.
Ing Dr. Abeere-Inga, who is a native of the Gambibgo community in the Bolga East District, used the opportunity to encourage the beneficiary residents to make use of the projects, saying that “half a loaf is better than none.”
He used the opportunity to thank Navro Pio, who is a board member of IPEP, for his keen supervision.
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