The District Chief Executive of Sene West District, Hon. John K. Nyarba accompanied by some key staff members visited 8 major communities in the district for the first quarter of 2021.
The DCE in the first quarter of the year visited 8 communities. Where he urged Wiase, Shafa, Chensen Battor, Mframa, Bantama, Lailai and Dongodagyi electoral areas chiefs to interact face to face with residents and address concerns on their development. The engagement program was part of deepening the decentralization process by enhancing grassroots participation and involvement in the decision-making process.
The Assemblymembers for the above electoral areas, commended the DCE and other top officials of the Assembly for taking time off their busy schedule to participate in the community engagement program. They also encouraged the inhabitants of the communities to freely communicate all their challenges to the DCE and his team for an amicable solution.
Some of the official accompanied by DCE used the opportunity to sensitize the gathering on activities of the various units and department of the assembly. Some of the key issues discussed with the communities were permit acquisition, pay of Levey and also channeling their concerns through the client office
Hon. DCE, for his part touched on several issues on his engagements such as the construction of roads and bridges, schools, land litigation, security, Covid -19 pandemic, installation of street lights, among others. He appealed to the various communities to always bring their challenges to the Assembly as they will be welcomed and will see to it that their problems get resolved amicably. Hon. Nyarba in his message touched on the financial constraints in the Assembly and implored everyone to pay their property rates, business operating permits and all other taxes so that the Assembly can generate enough revenue to provide more infrastructure.
Residents in attendance also had the opportunity to talk about some of the challenges they face including lack of infrastructure, sanitation, poor road network, security and high rate of unemployment in their various communities and institutions.