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Communities hook to national grid

2010-08-20 21:10:29
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Two communities, Kanshegu and Mogla in the Savelugu-Nanton District have been hooked on to the national grid.

The District Chief Executive for Savulugu-Nanton in the Northern Region, Mr. Mohammed Prince also mentioned that efforts are underway to provide about 1000 metres stretch of streetlights in the district.

He also stated that the district assembly unit offices have been given a facelift and said it is the first time meant to boost the moral of the workers.

In the area of health, Hon Prince Askiya noted that the District Health Directorate which has been under contraction for the past eight years has been adopted and completed while a CHIPS compound have been built at Kuldanali, clinic and nurses bungalow at Tampion.

Through the collaborative efforts of the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area, an ambulance has also been bought for the Savulugu hospital, he added.

Ten (10) communities in the Savulugu Township have also benefited from pipe bone water.

The quest to ensure food security has also not been spared as 0ver 4000 people are engaged in the block farming project, producing rice, maize and soya-beans.

In addition, 60 farmers have been supported with about seven goats and sheep to go into the production of ruminants.

He mentioned the completion of a revenue office at savulugu and Zion to improve the situation.

The assembly has however been able to achieve 56% of the targeted revenue by July and expressed hope strategizing to curb linkages.

He called on all political parties to put all hands on deck to project the district and further urged women in the district to get involved in the upcoming district assembly election.


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