Hajia Ayishetu Seidu, Municipal Chief Executive of Savelugu has described the achievements of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as what will secure his government a second term in the upcoming general election.
She said the country has experienced major development projects and social interventions under President Akufo-Addo that have changed the living conditions of the citizenry which Savelugu has not been left out.
Hajia Ayishetu made the remarks when she spoke to the Ghana News Agency in at Savelugu.
She said the Savelugu municipality has received its share of the One-District-One-Factory which is the ‘Yoo Rice Processing Factory’, the Technology Solution Centre for the training of artisans and the increase of beneficiaries under the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty.
“Also over 200 persons with disabilities have received farm inputs, sheep, deep freezers and cash to support their businesses,” she added.
Hajia Seidu noted that in the educational sector, the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy had been one of the major projects under the New Patriotic Party led government that has earned President Akufo-Addo international recognition, adding, “The number of schools under the Ghana School Feeding Programme has risen from 24 schools in the then Savelugu/Nanton District to 40 in now Savelugu municipality.
“Under the free SHS programme, furniture, beds, dormitories and places of convenience are being constructed and the construction of the Diare SHS.”
She said, special attention was also being given to the Savelugu School for the Deaf by expanding its dining hall and rehabilitating its girls dormitory, construction of a fence wall to prevent the encroachment of their land and provision of essentials such as sugar, milk, soap, gari, pepsodent under the disability fund.
“The upgradement of the Savelugu Market, the Planting for Food and Jobs, the construction of CHIPS compounds and the provision of furniture to schools are also some of the projects the Savelugu municipality benefitted,” she added.
The MCE said, the declaration made by President Akufo-Addo as 2020 being the year of roads, the Savelugu municipality has been a major beneficiary of road projects including the construction of the Savelugu-Kumbungu and Savelugu-Dipali roads, and reshaping of Diari-Adayili, Diari-Nambagla, Savelugu-Bunglung, Pong-Tamale-Kpalung, Kadia-Sana, Pigu-Dikpuni and Disiga-Sakpuli roads.
“We in Savelugu municipality have resolved to endorse President Akufo-Addo second term and would vote for him massively in the coming elections.”
She said President Akufo-Addo had fulfilled his campaign promises to Ghanaians and that no amount of hindrance would stop the citizenry from voting for his government for a second term.
She appealed to Ghanaians to give President Akufo-Addo a one touch victory in the December 7 elections to continue his developmental agenda for the betterment of the citizenry.