Mr Smith Nicholas, Aspiring Assembly Member for Sokoban-Daban electoral area within the Kumasi metropolitan Assembly has identified the promotion of education and health in his electoral area as his priority in the area.
Speaking to Silver FM’s Akwadaa Nyame, Mr Nicholas 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 country, which he attributed to poor parental care and poverty.
The Aspiring Assembly member noted that many people in the area depend on small businesses for their livelihood and promised to solicit financial support from non-governmental organizations for the people to improve their economic activities.
He said, plans were underway to expand classrooms and also help the government to complete the SHS which they have started in the area to completion level and also to provide quality health care for the people in the area. “I will try my best to seek support for brilliant but needy students in the my electoral area and encourage them to pursue higher education”, he added.
The aspiring Assembly Member called on the residents, traditional authorities and religious leaders to join hands and organize the people to initiate development programmes to improve their living conditions. He also appealed to the people of Sokoban-Daban electoral area to vote for him when the time comes. Credit Akwadaa Nyame (Silver FM)