Govt will fulfill campaign promises – Letsa reassures citizenry

The Volta Regional Minister, Dr Archibald Letsa, has reassured the citizenry of the government’s commitment to fulfill campaign promises without a doubt of ambiguity and urged them to exercise restraint as it facilitate procedures for implementing flagship projects.

“Government is resolved, dedicated, determined and committed to fulfill its campaign promises without a doubt of ambiguity, however, we must exercise restraint as it facilitate procedures for implementing the promises,” he stressed.

Dr Letsa gave the reassurance when he addressed a grand durbar of the chiefs and people of Adaklu Kodzobi in the Adaklu District to climax their week long Bliza (corn festival) celebration on the theme: ‘Youth Empowerment through Quality Education.’

It was instituted in 1983 after that year’s drought and famine to honour corn for being the first foodstuff that ended the famine and also thank God, and has since been repackaged to galvanise the synergy for peace, unity, development and fund raising venture for the communities. 

Dr Letsa appealed to the citizenry to work to protect the peace, unity, stability and cohesion the country had sustained over the years and continue enjoying as no government could execute its development agenda if there was chaotic situations saying: “We should commend ourselves for the sustenance of peaceful, united and coexistence to move our democratic dispensation, good governance and rule of law to another level.”

Togbe Dzegblade IV, chief of the community, appealed to his subjects to rededicate and resolve towards growth and development of the community and not to “fold our arms in despair and wait for the government, let us take our destiny into our own hands”.

 Phanuel Donkor, Adaklu District Chief Executive, disclosed that the district would soon shed its deprived accolade and become an envious one due to development agenda being pursued by his administration.

Nene Nuer Anorbaa Sasraku II, Paramount Chief of Yilo Krobo, who chaired the function, asked his colleague chiefs to collaborate with each other to plan and execute the development of their areas, and reminded the citizenry of the impending district assembly and unit committee elections, and urged them to elect those who had interest of their areas and also vote “yes” to elect them.

 Matthew Wormenor, the Chairman of the Festival Planning Committee, said the GH₵20,000 raised at the durbar would be used to complete the one-storey building information centre.

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