Sept. 2020 set for Sod Cutting of Keta Harbour

Hon. Godwin Edudzi Yao Effah, the Keta Municipal Chief Executive in Volta region has said the sod cutting for the Keta Harbour is scheduled in September, 2020.

According to him, the construction of the fishing harbour would be the first to be constructed after the sod cutting.

He explained that because of the illegal fishing of foreign boats along the coast of Anloga, Keta and Ketu South, the Keta Municipal Assembly had applied for the establishment of Marine Police Unit to curtail these criminal activities.

The MCE made these known to journalists at Keta last Friday, 12th June, 2020.

He announced that the Anlo-Afiadenyigba Havedzi road which contract was awarded in 2011, would be completed before the close of the year.

He disclosed that the Assembly had received Gh 50,000 from the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development to purchase Veronica buckets, hand sanitizer, nose masks and tissues to be distributed to the communities and markets, which the Assembly had already done.

The MCE said the Assembly also received Gh166,000 from the same ministry as their share of the District Assembly Common Fund for it’s success in the Performance Assessment Programme.

According to him, the money would be used to drill mechanized boreholes, wcs and to construct market sheds in the municipality.

Hon. Effah added that the seven zonal councils and unit committees had been inaugurated three weeks ago to start operation to assist the assembly.
The MCE said the Municipal Assembly had rehabilitated the old dilapidated Public Works Department yard at Dzelukope to house the decentralized departments that were yet to have offices in the municipality.

He mentioned the name of the National Ambulance Service which already has its office there and has been operating from there. Others that would have their offices there, according to the MCE, include SSNIT, National Fire Service and DVLA.

On education, Hon. Effah announced that all heads of decentralized departments had been provided with pick-up vehicles and all the second circle institutions had buses supplied to them.

Referring to agriculture under Planting for Food and Jobs, the Keta Municipal Chief Executive said subsidized fertilizers and seedlings were being supplied to the farmers.

Hon. Effah said since his assumption of office barely a year, the Assembly had spent Gh 30,000 to purchase working tools like sewing machines, wheel barrows and cash to People with Disabilities.

Source: www.fafaafm.com / news editor in chief

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