A Legislative Instrument (LI) was laid in Parliament on Thursday for the creation of 38 new districts. Some other districts have also been elevated to municipal status. The LI, which was laid in Parliament by the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Hajia Alima Mahama, will mature within 21 sitting days.
Member of Parliament for Bongo Edward Bawa has warned the government to stop deceiving Ghanaians. Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta was on the floor of Parliament on Wednesday, November 15 to deliver the 2018 Budget Statement and Economic Policy. During his presentation, he touched on various sectors of the economy and the interventions by the government to salvage the economy and ease the economic pressures on Ghanaians.
Former Municipal Chief Executive for the Ejisu Juaben Municipality, Kwaku Afrifa Yamoah Ponko has commended government for the creation of the new Municipal and District Assemblies. Speaking on Okay FM's 'Ade Akye Abia' Morning Show, he noted that it will help bring development in most parts of the country especially the rural areas which hitherto were inaccessible and lacked development.
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that, in his view, access to education is the only way by which the world can foster a sense of cohesion and solidarity amongst displaced persons, especially of those of school going age, and, help create for them, an enabling environment, which will spur them on to lead more purposeful and dignified lives.
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