The District Main Executive of West Gonja, hon. Saeed Muhazu Jibreal has disclosed that the West Gonja District will be offered a $50,000 Cassava Processing Manufacturing facility as component of the A single District, One particular Factory flagship plan remaining applied by govt.
In reaction to a dilemma from a blogger/freelance journalist, Mr. Ananpansah B Abraham on the progress of operate on the IDIF in the district at a meet up with the push series, he mentioned 50 out of 189 applicants are to be picked to very own and control the manufacturing facility.
In accordance to him, the hold off in the implementation of the software in the district is as a outcome of the deficiency of traders,including that, the district has eventually been preferred to gain from a $50k African Growth Financial institution IDIF venture.
“Beneath the IDIF, every single district was tasked to mail a proposal to the central governing administration to sell to future investors. But sad to say, we haven’t had an trader mainly because of wherever we are….We place forward a Cassava processing Factory to method gari, starch and several other products and solutions…What we did was to resend the proposal and God is on our side, about a few months back,I was referred to as to Kumasi to show up at a workshop under the African Improvement Financial institution. West Gonja has been picked out as one of the beneficiaries of a $50,000 IDIF less than the Ministry of Distinctive Development Initiative,” he claimed.
Below the Just one Village, Just one Dam initiative, he disclosed that dams have been made in the Kpiri, Mognori, Murugu and Laribanga communities.
He more said that he has become informed of the damaged down bridge beneath the IVID at Kpiri and that,the condition has been claimed to feeder streets to be certain that a correct bridge is built for the folks.He claimed the contractor has also been instructed to reconstruct the dam.
On electrical energy extension,he stated his administration has extended electrical energy to some communities in the district and that,work is getting designed to connect extra communities, including Canteen New Town and Frafra settlements to the Countrywide Grid.
A full of 6,225 farmers in the district he mentioned, ended up supported with subsidized agric inputs from 2017 to 2019 beneath the Planting for Food and Jobs (PFJ) initiative, although 25,000 qualified improved cashew seedlings have been dispersed to 446 farmers together with with ability making under government’s Planting for Export and Rural Enhancement programme.
As component of effort to lessen graduate and youth unemployment, he disclosed that, the National Builders Corps(NABCO) has because its inception in 2018, recruited a total of 409 graduates. The Youth Work Company,its twin sister from avaliable information, has recruited 453 youthful persons underneath its a variety of modules from 2017 to 2019.
Throwing mild on the implementation of the Cost-free SHS method in the district, he stated so considerably,Ghc724,222.3 has been disbursed to cater for 2,527 learners. The implementation of the LEAP programme has also viewed a overall amount of Ghc2,580,484 disbursed to cater for 11,347 beneficiary homes, while 101 schools have been included less than the College Feeding Programme from 2016/2017 academic calendar year to 2018/2019 academic yr.
An account of Frequent Fund, GetFund and other donor sponsored jobs such as the design of KVIP toilets, drilling and design of boreholes, completion of classroom blocks with ancillary facilities, procurement of electric power company poles and extension of energy, big rehabilitation will work, building of CHPS compounds amid some others had been supplied.
The District Coordinating Director, Mr. Petro Philimon in a welcome tackle indicated that the meet up with the press which is a directive from the Minister of Regional Government is aimed at disseminating federal government info and to get feedback from citizens at the district stage.
He reiterated that the initiative which is very first of its form in the district, will go a extended way to deepen democracy at the periphery through dialogue and accountability.
The popular agenda of the district assembly in his see is to eradicate poverty, conditions and starvation from the district.
Present also were: the District Law enforcement Commander, chiefs and view leaders, heads of institutions, students and the media.