Your initiatives have lessened our burden – Wa chief to President Akufo-Addo

Your initiatives have lessened our burden – Wa chief to President Akufo-Addo
Source: Ghana| Myjoyonline.com | Nasiba Yakubu
Date: 19-08-2019 Time: 05:08:14:am

The Paramount Chief of the Wechiau Traditional Area, in the Wa West District of the Upper West Region, Naa Alhaji Imoro Nandomy-Gomah II, has applauded the Akufo-Addo-led government for implementing policies that have made life bearable for many Ghanaians.

“The Free Senior High School programme, allows us to use money that would have been spent on education, to be held up in our pockets, subsidized fertilizer programme, expansion of School Feeding Programme, are all beneficial to us, and for which we will forever be grateful,” the Wechiau Chief stated.

Naa Alhaji Imoro Nandomy-Gomah II made his comments when President Akufo-Addo’s on his tour of the Upper West Region, visited the chief.

Akufo-Addo on Upper West Regional tour

He added that “I'm also reliably informed that about seven dams, so far, have been constructed in the district. Though we are most grateful for that, we want more to happen, like Oliver Twist, we are asking for more.”

The Wechiau Chief also thanked the President for presenting tractors and power tillers to the Wa West District, under the Agric Mechanisation programme.

Akufo-Addo at Wulensi,

He assured the President that the equipment will not be misused or mismanaged but be put to good use.

Akufo-Addo on Upper West Regional tour

“We shall do all in our power to assist in carrying out all your cherished flagship programmes for the interest of our people,” he added.

At Issa, the President’s second stop, Chiefs of Daffiama-Bussie-Issa thanked President Akufo-Addo for the programme for Planting for Food and Jobs, which, they said, are touching lives and creating jobs.

Akufo-Addo on Upper West Regional tour

“Under your watch, the Planting for Export and Rural Development is also creating jobs, and will soon be a source of livelihood and revenue for many households and the District assembly, respectively. Our district capital roads and other adjoining communities have been tarred,” their statement read.

A new district hospital under construction with other ancillary communities, Issa’s first-ever resident medical doctor, a new Senior High School here in Issa are among some other things are grateful for.

Akufo-Addo on Upper West Regional tour


On education, the Chiefs indicated that “the district league table, in 2016, national ranking saw the DDI in 157th position, but under your watch, we moved from 157th position in 2016 to 68th position in 2017. Under your watch, Mr President. The district development agenda is progressing steadily.”