Citizens of Agona Nyakrom itches for separate districts

The chiefs and people of Agona Nyarkrom Traditional in Agona West Municipality, have appealed to the Government to create a third district for them to speed up development the area.


“Agonaman has three urban councils namely Swedru, Nyarkrom and Nsaba Urban Councils of which Swedru and Nsaba have been elevated to Municipal and a District status while that of Nyarkrom is still in the waiting”.

Okofo Okatakyi Nyarko Eku X, Paramount Chief of Agona Nyarkrom Traditional Area, made the appeal in a speech he delivered at a durbar to commemorate their Akwambo festival held at Agona Nyarkrom

The festival which was under the theme: “Akwambo Festival-Our Heritage; A vehicle for sustainable peace, Unity and Development, commenced with some activities including a clean-up exercise and home-coming by family members.

The Paramount Chief said the traditional council has already set aside a vast land at Nyarkrom for construction of offices and residential buildings for the establishment of the District Assembly to be known as Agona Central with it capital at Agona Nyarkrom.

Okofo Nyarko Eku X, who is also the President of the Council, said the construction of a modern community center, roads, schools and health infrastructures as well as extension of electricity to the rural parts of the district were some of the projects they have benefited under the present government.

Source: GNA/News Ghana

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