President Ends Tour Of New Regions

President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has ended his six day tour of the newly created Oti, North East and Savana regions. He rounded up his working visit in the Savana region at Damango yesterday where he  worshipped with the congregation of the St. Anne’s Cathedral.

In a brief address, President Akufo Addo who was joined by his wife Rebecca admonished the people to eschew chieftaincy disputes and help promote development. President Akufo Addo promised the people that Cabinet will decide later this week on further work to be done on the Damongo Water Project.

President Akufo Ado’s two-day visit to the Savannah Region also took him to Daboya, Damongo, Sawla and Yapei. Whilst at Daboya, the President paid a courtesy call on the Paramount Chief of Wasipe, Mimuni Anyami Kabasagya II, and interacted with smock weavers at Daboya.

President Akufo-Addo also interacted with students of Sawla Senior High School, whose Headmaster thanked the President for the implementing the Free Senior High School policy.

In a brief remark, the headmaster of the school said …”Under the Free Senior High Policy we have witnessed improved infrastructural and logistical situation. I want to mention the 400 capacity girls’ dormitory which was completed and commissioned in September 2018, which is currently in use. A 2,000-capacity kitchen and dining hall complex, which is about 85% complete, will be completed by September 2019,”

He continued, “A mechanized borehole to supply water to the school; frequent and timely supplies of core textbooks in the ratio of 1 student to 1 textbook; supplies of free school uniforms, school cloth, house vests and PE kit to each student; and improved staffing situation.”

President Akufo-Addo also inspected ongoing construction of a District Hospital at Sawla, which is expected to be completed soon.



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