An aspiring Assembly Member for the Nzima Electoral Area, has promised to focus on priority issues such as sanitation, education, youth employment and security challenges.
Speaking to the Silver FM’s Akwadaa Nyame during the Eid al-Adha celebration on Sunday, 11th August, Mr Frank Kwadwo Awuah aka Tagor whose communities lies Nzima, Apre, Kokode and Nwamase within the Kumasi metropolitan Assembly of the Ashanti Region said he would hit the road running to fulfil his promises if he got the nod in this year’s District
Assembly elections. He said he would offer effective leadership by involving the people in determining their needs together with the unit committee members. The aspiring Assembly Member noted that, previous assembly members did not involve the people in decision making about development programmes and promised to reverse the trend.
Mr Frank Awuah said, this would make the community an important stakeholder in matters affecting the well being of the area and active participant in local development activities to enable the people to take their destiny into their hands.
He stressed his determination to encourage the formation of School Management Committees (SMCs) to see to the effective management of public schools to improve the standard of education, which he described as the key to development in the area.
The aspiring Assembly Member said he would ensure that the SMCs organised Open Days to reward brilliant students and to get the community, parents and guardians actively involved in the activities of schools and prevent truancy. Mr Awuah said he would lead in efforts to establish an educational endowment fund to support brilliant but needy school students in the area to improve the human resource base of the community. He said he would collaborate with the Ghana Police Service to establish a neighbourhood watchdog committee to enhance security in the area. Mr Awuah said he was also committed towards the creation of small scale
industries to create jobs for the teaming unemployed youth in the area. “I’m going to send those who want to be trained into fashion designing, hair dressing, plumbing and other training in various NVIT” he added. Mr Frank Kwadwo Awuah stated this after he presented an assorted items to the Muslims in the Nzima-Kokode during their Eid al Adha festival. The Chief Immam of Nzima-Kokode, Immam Mohammed Yusiff thank the Aspiring Assembly member for his kind gesture and urge him to do a clean politics. Immam Mohammed Yussif then urge the Muslims youth to abstain from social vices that would brought disgrace to the Muslims communities. Credit Akwadaa Nyame (Silver FM)