NIPDA urges residents to promote peace

The Ningo-Prampram District Assembly (NIPDA) on Thursday held its third General Assembly Meeting with a call residents to promote peace in the district during the election.


Alhaji Sa Rhack Nartey, Ningo-Prampram District Chief Executive, urged Assembly members to encourage their residents to cherish the peaceful atmosphere in the area and conduct themselves peacefully during and after the elections.

According to him, enough police personnel and soldiers would be deployed to the District to ensure the prevention of chaos in the area and to deal with people who would perpetrate illegalities.

He said the Assembly would release one of the Assembly vehicles to the Police for monitoring during the election.

He added that his outfit had purchased two motorbikes for the Police to enhance their visibility in the district.

On achievements of NIPDA, he announced that the District placed third and second positions respectively during the first and second quarter regional monitoring exercises for the 16 districts in the Greater Accra Region Education wise, he mentioned that this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) success for the area shot from 43 per cent to 51 per cent using aggregate 30 as a ceiling point.

He also indicated that 159 laptop computers were distributed to 51 public schools in the District to improve teaching and learning in the basic schools.

The DCE said the Assembly partnered the Health Directorate to organize series of education for women which led to 365 skilled birthday as compared to the 359 recorded during same period in 2015.

Alhaji Nartey announced that efforts were put in place to increase the number of beneficiaries on the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) programme from 899 to 1500.
In the agriculture sector, a total of 65 outboard motors were distributed at a subsidized price to boost fishing activities.

The Assembly presented a double cabin vehicle each to the Health Directorate and the Physical Planning Department to enhance their work in the district.

Source: GNA/

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