A renowned Media practitioner worked with Silver FM in Kumasi Mr Dominic Ofosu has identified the promotion of education in his electoral area as his priority in the area.
Speaking to the media in an interview, Mr Ofosu Dominic, however, stressed that he could only achieve this vision by encouraging parents to further the education of their children in senior secondary and tertiary institutions. He expressed regret about the increasing number of school dropouts and teenage mothers in the area, which he attributed to poor parental care and poverty.
The Aspiring Assembly member who is contesting for assembly member in the Apromoase-Asewasi in the Ejisu municipality noted that many people in the area depended on small-scale farming for their livelihood and promised to solicit financial support from non-governmental organizations and some government officials for the people to improve their economic activities.
Mr Ofosu Dominic said plans were underway to organize unemployed youth in the area into groups for agricultural and other income generating activities, including food and cash crop cultivation, livestock, poultry, bee keeping and mushroom farming and also into trading for enough capital. “I will try my best to seek support for brilliant but needy students in my communities and encourage them to pursue higher education”, he added.
The Aspiring Assembly member called on stakeholders including unit committees, parents, traditional authorities and religious leaders to join hands and organize the people to initiate development programmes to improve their living conditions.
Source: Akwadaa Nyame (Silver FM)