The Greater Accra Regional Minister, Mr Joseph Nii Laryea Afotey Agbo as part of his familiarization tour of the Ga Central Municipal Assembly has inspected the laying of a fiber pipelines at Anyaa.
The laying of the pipelines, which is currently ongoing, is to solve the water crisis situation and improve the living standards of the community and its environs.
The Minister also inspected other projects in the community, including the construction of a transport terminal at the Anyaa market, a completed two storey Junior High School classroom blocks, the Awoshie-Pokuase road project, the construction of an assembly office for the municipality at Kokompe Park and the completed municipal clinic at Sowutuom.
Mr Afotey Agbo said water is a major concern of the people and as such government would provide them with the needed facilities to make their lives worth living.
He said government is tackling the water crisis just as it is fixing the electricity problem by changing the old small pipelines to bigger ones for high pressure to serve every household in the community.
The Minister stated that the construction of a water reservoir would also make water available at all times for a long time.
He stressed that development is a gradual process and called on the people to be patient with government as it delivers steadily till the final stage.
The Minister later interacted with the staff of the Ga Central Municipal Assembly and cautioned them to be punctual to work and desist from conniving with developers to build unauthorized structures within the assembly
He urged them to be committed to their work and develop the community and also ensure good sanitation in the area.
He called on the chiefs in the municipality to make lands available for projects to enhance the standard of living in the area.
?There are a lot of projects that needed to be brought into this community but the lack of land for construction is our major concern, am therefore pleading with the chiefs to make lands readily available else the community would be deprived of these infrastructures?.
The Member of Parliament for the Ga Central Municipal Assembly, Mrs Shirley Ayorkor Botchway commended the Minister for the projects but urged that a drainage system be constructed since it is a major challenge faced by the community and its environs.
Mr Aristo Aryee, the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) said the economic, social and human cost of the lack of a drainage system and the bad roads in most parts of the municipality requires that drastic measures are adopted within the shortest possible time to address the situation.