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The Paramount Chief of the Paga Traditional Area, Pe Charles Awia Awampaga II, has called on the people of the area to forge unity of purpose to facilitate development.
Delivering his New Year message through the Ghana News Agency (GNA) at his palace in Paga, he observed that government alone could not bring the needed development to the area, adding that it was through unity that the people could build a formidable traditional state.
Pe Awampaga cautioned the youth to be mindful of the HIV/AIDS pandemic and abstain from unprotected sex.
He asked fellow traditional rulers to initiate programmes that can reinforce moral values in the younger generation.
In a related development, Mr. Simon Chanagia, Kassena-Nankana District Agricultural Officer in-charge of Livestock told the GNA that people in the area are looking forward to the implementation of the Savanna Accelerated Development Authority, to venture into large
scale agricultural production.
Mr. Sampson Ahithophel Atinga, a teacher at Sandema Senior High Technical School called on the government to show commitment towards the implementation of the Single Spine Salary Structure to motivate workers especially teachers to work harder.
Meanwhile the chiefs and people in the Natugnia Community in the Kassena-Nankana West District used New Year day, to celebrate the annual Yongor festival, which focussed on initiation of development projects.
Mr. Simon Akansum, Chairman of the Natugnia Youth Association said the body was considering the construction of a community centre complex to house a computer centre and library facility to serve the youth in the area.