The Gomoa East District Assembly organized a Town Hall meeting at Gomoa Buduburam on Thursday, 3rd December,2020 to make known to public both ongoing and completed projects in the district.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Gomoa East, Hon. Kojo Asemanyi, said it is the efforts of the NPP government that the district was carved from Gomoa Central to accelerate development of the area.
He said, the population of the district was Two Hundred and Seven Thousand and Seventy-One (207,071) during previous census and he was hopeful the district will gain Municipal status in their next 4-year term.
The district development planning officer Samuel Aikins disclosed that, the district faces several boundary issues with neighboring districts, so they mostly call on chiefs and stakeholders to assist in resolving. He added his outfit is bound by the law to undertake district medium term Development Plan and bemoaned poor road network, school infrastructure and others.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Gomoa East, revealed that, the district was carved from the Gomoa Central in July 2018, and has undertaken numerous projects in barely 2-years. In addition to this, they constructed classroom blocks CHPS compounds, roads, and water projects, landing beach, toilet facilities and among others. He commended the people that, through their efforts in payment of taxes such as market tolls and others, it has enabled the Assembly to undertake numerous projects in the district. He therefore, appealed to the people to assist them in completing the ongoing project by voting for the NPP government to be given another 4-year term.
During the open forum, participants appealed for renovation of Ojobi D/A school and clinic to prevent any calamity, construction of market and lorry station at Buduburam, electricity meters that are being sold for more than GH300 Cedis must be reduced. Also, people who have not yet received their funds under MASLOC called on government to expedite action.