?Mr. Anthony Yao Klokpa, District Chief Executive (DCE) of the Ada East District Assembly (AWDA) has indicated that the Assembly was putting measures in place to alleviate poverty in the District.
He said his office will continue to laise with the Central government and to be able to achieve its aims, calling on staff of the Assembly to be hardworking and persevere.
He intimated that his office has over the years, complement government?s efforts and as well implement its policies to the fullest in making sure that it meets the Better Ghana Agenda promise.
He made these statements in an exclusive interview at Sege in the Ada East District of the Greater Accra region.
The DCE disclosed that the aim of the office is to make the district a competitive and attractive to the old districts in the country and also to render services and to alleviate poverty among our people.
He announced that the challenges facing the area are filth, water shortages and coastal erosion.? The DCE hinted that in December last year, the office supplied streets lights to communities that were hooked to the national grid, and also supply furniture to schools within the district.
Mr. Klokpa said that in terms of education, his outfit was able to provide furniture to both pupils and teachers.
The DCE lamented that his office has budgeted for teacher?s bungalows, schools furniture and institutional toilets for schools. He highlighted that there are plans to construct markets, slaughter houses and clinics within the area.
He said that two (2) communities have not been hooked to the national grid for power supply adding that some communities which are developing very fast have areas not supplied with electricity. He disclosed that his outfit does not have tourism potentials around and also depends on rain-fed agriculture.