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A Council of State Member in the Upper West Region has called on members of the district assemblies to work in unison, to provide the needed development projects for the people to improve their living conditions.
Naa Seidu Braimah, said even though it is envisaged that district assemblies are non-partisan, as a human institution choices on political parties are inevitable. He urged them to always sacrifice their political and individual interests for the benefit of the people.
Naa Braimah, who is also the Chief of Gulli in the Wa Paramountcy appealed to heads of department in the district to bring their skills, experiences and expertise to bear and effect positive change on the living conditions of the people.
The Gulli Naa was addressing members of the Sissala West District Assembly at a meeting, during their 2nd ordinary sessions at Gwollu.
The Council of State Member accompanied the Upper West Regional Minister Mr. Mahmud Khalid to the district, to learn of their challenges, to enable him to inform government about the development needs and aspirations of the people.
Naa Braimah expressed disappointment at the performance of students at the Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE) in the Region and urged stakeholders in education to address the trend.
“If we allow this poor performance to continue, the future of the people in the districts will be gloomy, and development of the economy will be in shambles,” Naa Braimah said.