GAFCSC visits Bekwai Municipal Assembly
Members of the Ghana Armed Forces Staff College have engaged the Heads of Department of Bekwai Municipal Assembly towards optimizing progressive co-existence for the socio-economic development of the Municipality.
Date Created : 11/19/2021 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Susana Danso/Ghanadistricts.com
The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mr. Kwaku Kyei Baffour in his open remarks, expressed his gratitude for their visit and assured them of a cordial engagement between his office and the team and encouraged all Heads of Department to freely engage them tactfully in order to attain a fruitful discussion.
He then acknowledged the team and assured them that he will be guided by their counsel in the activities of his office and guaranteed them of his warm reception in further engagements.
Madam Ama Yinka-Donkor, the assistant Municipal Coordinating Director of the Assembly highlighted the structure of the Local Government Service. She continued by outlining the role of Metropolitan
Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) and the traditional authorities towards sustainable development as well as the collaboration between them.
She further detailed the challenges affecting their effective collaboration and some recommendations to overcome them.
Several concerns were raised by the military officers in an open forum on the effectiveness of stakeholder engagement towards eradicating the negative effect of mining activities on naturalresources such as land and water bodies and the people in the community.
The leader of the Ghana Armed Forces team expressed his appreciation to the Assembly, particularly the MCE, for the warm reception and enthusiasm towards his team. He encouraged the MCE to strengthen the collaboration between the Assembly and the traditional authorities by engaging them more to champion development.
He also presented a plaque to the MCE as a symbol of gratitude for the memorable and impressive reception exhibited by him.