The Paramount Chief of Wuti and Miafiaga of Anlo, Torgbui Nyaho Tamakloe VI, has advised the youth to inculcate the habit of volunteerism as an opportunity to accelerate growth and development of their communities.
“Inculcate the habit of volunteerism as an opportunity for greater heights in the field of work and as an excellent way of getting into quality and becoming responsible person ready for the job market,” he urged.
Torgbui Tamakloe VI observed that volunteerism was an important tool the citizenry, especially the youth needed to inculcate in order to help them excel in all spheres of endeavour.
He gave the advice at the celebration of the Nugoryi festival held in Wuti in the Anloga District where he outlined projects he intends to execute for the community to accelerate growth and development and improve livelihoods.
Torgbui Nyaho Tamakloe who outlined some development projects which are important and urgent to be executed towards the development of the area, indicated that the projects, namely community hall, modern health centre, dredging of the lagoon among other important projects in the area to attract investment.
He however, commended the people, especially the youth of the area for their selfless roles in making the Anlo land a better place to
be through their volunteerism in the progress, growth and development of the land.
“The Volta River dam project is a big one which helped the country in several ways, but affected the Anlo area in terms of fishing activities due to blockade of water, making it difficult for canoes and boats to ply Anyanui and Ada by water for business.
“Dredging the lagoon will go a long way to boost economic activities of communities around the lagoon and also generate revenue to the assembly so let us initiate collaborative efforts in ensuring projects intended to be constructed becomes successful to benefit of communities in Anlo land.
“Inability of authorities to have the lagoon dredged to help boost socioeconomic activities of the area by soliciting funds from Canada just to help residents do it their own way by helping to dredge the lagoon in order to bring back the once vibrant fishing communities to its former glory,” Torgbui Tamakloe pointed out.
He appealed to residents to help traditional authorities and opinion leaders to bring development to the area by engaging in voluntary activities