The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has stated that they have made immense contribution to the development of Ashanti Region on health, Education and infrastructure not like what the National Democratic Congress (NDC) is saying.
Under health, the government has been able to construct 32 hospitals of which 16 of them are under the agenda 111 initiative. Also, a 100-bed capacity trauma hospital at obuasi, Okomfo Anokye Maternity ward among others.
Under Education, over 297 school projects have been completed amongst it is classroom blocks and dormitories for Kumasi Technical SHS at Patasi, classroom blocks for Bosomtwe Girls STEM SHS, Creative Arts Schools at Kwadaso among others.
Under Infrastructure, the Appeals Court Judges apartments have also been completed to save Judges for the inconvenient of coming to Kumasi for cases.
This was disclosed by the Ashanti Regional Communications Director Dennis Kwakwa in the just ended press conference in Kumasi in regards to acknowledging the media for their hard work during the president’s tour in the Ashanti Region and to also share the various project the NPP has done for the people in the Ashanti Region.
He said that the government of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo had carried out various development initiatives, particularly in the Ashanti region, Ghana’s second most populated region, to raise peoples’ socioeconomic conditions and living standards.
Mr. Kwakwa said that the Ashanti region was getting its fair portion of the national cake and urged the populace to ignore any disinformation that would portray the NPP as having failed in the area.
The Communications Director asserted, “The NPP has not failed the Ashanti region; we have made significant advancements in infrastructure for health and education.”
Speaking specifically about the NPP administration’s accomplishments for Ashanti, Mr. Kwakwa stated that 3,744 classroom blocks were constructed during President Akufo-Addo’s first term.
Other schools have been given access to dining halls, dormitory buildings, and pick-up trucks.
The Kumasi Senior High Technical School (KSHTS), J.A. Kuffuor SHS, Kumasi Academy SHS, Kumasi High SHS, and the Bosomtwe SHS were a few of the beneficiary institutions that he named.
Regarding health, he stated that the government had launched a total of 26 health facility projects and was making steady progress on the six additional projects it had inherited from the previous administration.
Source: Ghanatodayonline.com/Afia Badu-Aning