Dr Archibald Yao Letsa, Volta Regional Minister, has expressed his disappointment over the failure by members of the Akatsi North District Assembly to approve a District Chief Executive (DCE) nominee for the area.
He said the issue was affecting government businesses as well as the welfare of residents in the area.
Dr Letsa made the remarks at a meeting with some heads of departments and the staff of the Akatsi North District Assembly.
The visit by the minister was part of his tour to the various municipal and district assemblies in the region. He said governance should be brought closer to the people; “so we should address this issue as soon as possible so that the area can see progress.”
Dr Letsa disclosed that the government was planning to construct some roads in the area. He mentioned among other projects, the construction of Ehi-Tadzewu to Abor road and tarring of some town roads within the district.
Some of the issues raised by some heads of government agencies included the faulty nature of the only fire tender in the district.
Dr Letsa in his response promised to get the issue fixed in the shortest possible time. He also called for discipline among the staff of the assembly, saying “without discipline no organisation can progress.”
The minister’s further touredsome parts of southern Volta Region including visits to Ketu North, Ketu South, Keta, and Anloga Districts. -GNA