Nanton District Assembly inaugurated
The good people of Nanton yesterday were thrown into ecstasy when the newly assembly was inaugurated.
Date Created : 3/16/2018 8:04:51 AM : Story Author : Alice Abubakari/ Ghanadisticts.com
The assembly now Nanton District Assembly forms part of the thirty-eight (38) newly created districts and those who’s status were elevated, commenced work on Thursday across the country.
Nanton district was carved out of the then Savelugu -Nanton Municipal Assembly in the Northern Region.
This inaugural ceremony was in accordance with Parliament in 2017 passed a bill to allow the creation of the new districts and also elevating of some status to municipality.
Mr Alhaji Mohammed Awal, Minister for Business Development delivered an address on behalf of the president of the republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo said “creation of the district was a clear manifestation of Prez Akufo Addo's vision of bringing decentralisation to the doorstep of the people. ’’
Mr. Mohammed Awal thanked all for their support in divers ways and also called for cooperation among the staff to foster development.
On the part of the Municipal Chief Executive of Savelugu, Hajia Ayishetu Seidu, she stated that “if there was anybody to give thanks to, it should be the president of the republic of Ghana. It is a privilege to be part of this success story.’’ She urged all to put away their differences come together to bring growth.
Other dignitaries present were the District Chief Executive of Tolon, Hajia Balchisu, MP for Nanton Constituency Mr Alhaji Hardi Tuferu, MP for Savelugu Constituency Alhaji Mohammed Abdul Somed Gunu, party executives from Savelugu and Nanton as well as revered traditional rulers within the municipality.