Binduri District Assembly constructs hand pumps, boreholes

The Binduri District Assembly in the Upper East with funding support from the Japanese Embassy in Ghana has constructed 10 hand pumps and 10 mechanised boreholes in deprived communities in the district at a total cost of 50,000 US dollars.

The District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Binduri,Mr. AbagreYakubuAyinga, who disclosed this during the inauguration of the water facilities at Bindurion Monday explained the hand pumps and boreholes funded by the Japanese  Embassy was under the Grant Assistance for Grassroots  Human Security projects.

He indicated that the projects were executed by the Binduri District Assembly in 2020   and mentioned some of the beneficiary communities as  Bansi, Bazua, Manga, Atuba, Anaasi, Avondago, Goora,   Zawse, Boko.

The DCE, who was thankful to the Japanese Embassy, stated that one of the major problems in the district was water problem, compelling many women and school children to travel very long distances in search of water.

This, the DCE, stressed affected children’s attendance in school as some report late.

MrAyinga, who indicated that  the  Japanese   Embassy’ssupport  would help contribute to the achievement   of the Sustainable Development and that there were still more left to be done,

He, therefore, appealed other development partners and corporate bodies to come to the aid of the assembly.

The District Director of the Ghana Health Services, Ms. Harriet Yiribu, stated that most of the water facilities were located in the health centres, adding that, it would help improve health service delivery.

The Development Planner of the assembly, Mr Abdul GanidHussein who stood in for the Japanese Ambassador to Ghana, entreated the citizens of the area to live in peace and harmony to help attract more development to the area.

The Regent of Bazua, MrAsaanAbang, stated that the beneficiary communities would ever remain grateful to the district assembly and the Japanese Embassy in Ghana.

FROM SAMUEL AKAPULE, BINDURI

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