Kpandai Polyclinic in the Kpandai District of the Northern Region is to be upgraded to the status of a district hospital next year.
President John Dramani Mahama who announced this, said the up-grading of the polyclinic to a hospital status was in line with the government’s vision to meet the changing health care needs of the people of the area.
He stated that the changing lives and transformation agenda was not only limited to the cities, but across the country.
President Mahama stated this yesterday when he addressed a big rally at Kpandai as part of his four-day campaign tour of the Northern Region.
He explained that government viewed the health needs of the people as one of the priorities and would work hard to better their lives through quality health delivery.
The President indicated that more institutions were increasing the number of health professionals in the hospitals and clinics.
He also pledged to improve water supply in the district, and indicated that the government had rehabilitated high water tanks under the Small Town Water System in Kpandai.
President Mahama said water was life and the government would not relent in its effort to address the challenges in the district.
He reaffirmed the government’s resolve to complete the Eastern Corridor roads to open the entire area to other parts of the country.
He stressed that funds were available to complete the roads, and urged the people to bear with be considerate as it continued to see to the completion of the roads.
President Mahama said the government used its first four years to lay the foundation, and that soon people would see the fruits.
He dismissed the propaganda of the opposition parties that
times were hard, saying many young men and women were being employed every day, adding that more than 10,000 youth had been engaged under Youth Employment Agency (YEA).
He, therefore, entreated the people of Kpandai, particularly the youth, to vote for him and the parliamentary candidate.
The President later paid a courtesy called on the Wulensi chief, Salifu Wumbei, in his palace and addressed rallies in Lungni and Bimbilla.
From Yakubu Abdul-Majeed, Kpandai.