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DEMOLITION EXERCISE AT KASSEH

The Ada East District Assembly Inspection team led by the Hon. District Chief Executive,the District Coordinating Director,the District Engineer and other members of the inspection team visited the demolished site at the Kasseh market where the Corn millers were located.The demolishing exercise is to make way for proper development of the entire market for it to have a facelift to modern and standard market.The Site will be used to construct a lockable market stores both by the District Assembly and the Coastal development authority (CODA).

COMMISSIONING OF CHPS COMPOND AT FANTEVIKOPE AND HANDING OVER OF REHABILITATED RECOVERY WARD AT ADA HEALTH CENTER

The Ada East District Chief Executive has commissioned two projects in the district on Thursday, 10th February, 2022 at Fantevikope and Ada Health Centre, Ada-Foah. The ceremony was graced by the Chief of Fantevikope, George Fantevikope; Rep of Asigbekope Chief, Solomon Asigbe; the District Coordinating Director (DCD), Fred B. Kpodo; the District Director of Health, Dr. Kofi Boakye; the District Ing., Christian Agboada, Assembly Member for F/A Electoral Area, Hon. Philip Tetteh Atchia; some Assembly Staff and Residents.

Dr. Kofi Boakye said the facility was a purpose built CHPS compound.

He indicated that it is the expectation of leaders to leave developmental lagacies after their tenure, and commended the support of the DCE towards realisation of same.

He expressed gratitude to the DCE, DCD, Chiefs and other key Actors who played a part in making the project a success.

The Dist. DoH touched on the rationale and principles underpinning the CHPS concept, to wit: a community-based committee would be constituted & inaugurated accordingly, he said.

The DCE said her leadership has aligned with Mr. President health & education priorities.

She elaborated on similar inherited/initiated CHPS compound projects that were completed, and the recent construction of a fence wall around the Kasseh Health Centre.

The DCE thanked the Almighty God, the Chiefs, and all contributors towards a timely completion of the project.

She siad the primary focus for the gathering was to officially commission the CHPS compound.

She appealed to the nurses to handle patients with care and cooperate with the community leadership system.

The DCE indicated that the facility would serve 8 surrounding communities.

Hon. Sarah Pobee said Government cannot do it all, thus a special Fund raising programs would be initiated under her tenure, towards some community projects.

She noted that other complementary items would be factored into the Assembly's budget for the necessary intervention.

The DCE cuts the ribbon, and unveiled the plaque to officially commission the Fantevikope/ Asigbekope EA CHPS compound.

She led the team to inspect the health facility: having a Consulting room

Midwives room, washroom etc.

The DCE cuts the ribbon, and unveiled the plaque to officially commission the Fantevikope/ Asigbekope EA CHPS compound.

She led the team to inspect the health facility: having a Consulting room

Midwives room, washroom etc.

Hon. Tetteh Atchia Congratulated the Assembly team and all who played a part in making the project a success. He appealed to the DCE for a Kindergarten (KG) unit in order to decongest the school.

In conclusion, he said the Onus lies on the community to manage the CHPS compound.

LAUNCHING OF "OPERATION CLEAN YOUR FRONTAGE"

Ada East District Assembly Pilot Launch of the Sanitation Policy dubbed "Operation Clean your frontage" held on Saturday, 29th January, 2022 at the Kasseh Lorry Station.

At Ada East District Assembly, the operation clean your frontage campaign started with a float through the principal street of the District's commercial centre, kasseh.

The objective of the exercise was to:
1) sensitize citizenry on the Sanitation Policy/ law dubbed " operation clean your frontage"

2) remove structures situated at unauthorized places.

The float started from the street of Kasseh Clinic Centre through to the Goil filling station, the market street and back to the Kasseh lorry station.

The DCE, Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee together with the Assembly team educated shop owners on the need to keep their frontage clean.

Near the MTN office, the DCE ordered the closure of an Agro-chemical shop, a victim of an unclean frontage.

When the team got to the Kasseh-Ada Y Junction, the DCE ordered the removal of structures on the shoulders of the street; all posters/ bannerss and items stattioned at unauthorized places.
She tasked the DEHO to take on all culpable persons.

Speaking at the launch, the DCE said Land owners, land lords, food vendors will be held reponsible for not compiling with the sanitation law.

She stressed on the need to keep the gates of the District clean particularly from Agbede-kofi to Bedeku, which gives first impression to visitors and developers.
She stated that series of stakeholder consultations were held to pave way for demolition of some unauthorized structures and admonished victims to comply with the Assembly's directive on same.
The DCE appealed to residents and traders to participate in national exercise as a sign of Patriotism. She also called on all stakeholders: GPRTU, the Clergy, Security Agencies, etc. to cooperate with the Assembly to sustain the exercise.
She mentioned that ZOIL would soon commence sanitation exercise at the river fronts.

The District Coordinating Director (DCD), Fred B. Kpodo on his side, expressed the readiness of the Assembly team to inplement the law to the latter. He mentioned that necessary resources would be provided to sustain the exercise.
The DCD expressed his profound gratitude to all participants and called on others to join. He concluded with the axiom, "cleanliness is next to godliness".

The District Environmental Health Officer (DEHO) indicated that on
1st February, 2022 the Sanitation policy would be launched at the Regional level, bringing into full effect the Sanitation Law.
He informed citizenry of the readiness of his outfit to prosecute all offenders especially the recalcitrant ones to serve as a deterent.

 

Upcoming Activities:
NASPA clean up exercise @ Ada Foah
12th Feb.

ORIENTATION FOR 2021/2022 NATIONAL SERVICE PERSONNEL

The Ada East District Assembly on Monday, 25Th October, 2021 organized an orientation Programme for the 2021/2022 batch of National service personnel in the district, held at the District Assembly’s Hall, Atortorkope.

The objectives of the programme were to sensitize service personnel on work ethics; the importance of doing national service; and to officially welcome them into the working environment.

Speaking at the programme, The District Chief Executive, Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee and The District Coordinating Director of Assembly, Mr. Fred B. Kpodo called on service personnel to adhere to laid-down rules and regulations and submit to their supervisors at their various Units/Departments so as to learn and tap from their experiences.

Again, they urged them to adopt good work ethics, seize the opportunity to be very proactive and industrious in their various roles, and to take their work seriously as it marked their journey into the world of work.

On the submission of the monthly duty form, Mr. Genesis Obeng, The Assistant Human Resource Manager said, service personnel should fill and submit a monthly duty form to the NSS Secretariat before the 15th of every month and that all completed forms should be endorsed by various heads of institutions with official stamp from the Human Resource Department.

He also warned that payment of service allowance would be based strictly on the submission of the duty forms and that any service personnel who failed to submit the forms after the deadline would have to forego his or her allowance for the said month.

 

THE HON. DCE COMMISSIONS AMLAKPO 3-UNIT JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL CLASSROOM BLOCK, OFFICE AND STORE HELD ON THURSDAY, 25th JUNE 2020 AT AMLAKPO.

The District Chief Executive of Ada East District Assembly, Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee, has commissioned the Amlakpo Junior High School (JHS) 3-Unit classroom block with office, IT room and store project. The project was funded by Ada East District Assembly – District Assembly Common Fund.

The project was necessitated by the plight of pupils trekking a long distance to Kasseh before accessing Junior High School education and also some pupils ended up joining wee gangs and exhibiting deviant behaviors at school. The lack of close parental monitoring as pupils trek to school has accrued to the poor performance of candidates in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). The new school infrastructure would serve Amlakpo community and its surrounding environs.

REPORT ON THE HON. DCE’s MONITORING EXERCISE AT ADA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL, ADA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE AND GROWTH / ICCES VOCATIONAL TRAINING INSTTITUTE AS SCHOOLS REOPEN IN ACCORDANCE WITH EXECUTIVE INSTRUMENT (EI) 64, HELD ON MONDAY, 22ND JUNE 2020 AT THE PREMISE OF THE RESPECTIVE SCHOOLS.

As we are all aware, President Nana Akuffo-Addo on Sunday, June 21st 2020, delivered the 12th address on measures government is taking to contain the spread of Covid-19 in Ghana. As part of the phased approach to return our lives, safely, back to normal, the President mentioned that final year senior high school students (SHS 3), and second year Gold Track students would be going back to school from Monday, 22nd June, 2020 to prepare for and sit their exit examinations and to complete their first semester before going on vacation respectively. The President mentioned that, each student, teaching and non-teaching staff, invigilator and school administrator will be provided with three (3) pieces of reusable face masks; hand sanitizers, veronica buckets positioned at vantage points, rolls of tissue paper, gallons of liquid soap and thermometer guns.

SOD CUTTING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ULTRA - MODERN MARKET AT KASSEH.

On Thursday 14Th May 2020, The Ada East District Chief Executive, Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee cut the sod for the construction of an Ultra-modern market sheds; an open pavilion with pavement, having the capacity to accommodate fifty (50) market women and a crèche at Kasseh market, in the Ada East Constituency. The project which is worth GH 2 million Ghana Cedis is expected to be completed in November this year.

The project is the fulfillment of President Akuffo Addo's flagship One Million Dollar per Constituency policy under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme(IPEP). Under IPEP, each of the 275 constituencies is allocated the equivalence of US $ 1 million annually to be invested in infrastructure development initiatives of their choice, managed and implemented by the three development authorities, under the office of the President, supervised by the Minister responsible for Special Development Initiatives.

The ceremony was graced by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Coastal Development Authority (CODA, Mr. Jerry Ahmed Shaibu; the Rock Solution Ltd. Contractor, Mr. Tetteh Glover; Representative of the Paramount Chief of Ada, Ameti Kplevi Louis(Chief Linguist); The Kasseh Chief , Nene Hordoklama; the Sabah family heads; the District Coordinating Director, Mr. Fred B. Kpodo; the Heads of Departments/Units of the Assembly, and members of the market women association.

LAUNCHING OF OPERATION CLEAN YOUR FRONTAGE

Ada East District Assembly Pilot Launch of the Sanitation Policy dubbed "Operation Clean your frontage" held on Saturday, 29th January, 2022 at the Kasseh Lorry Station.

At Ada East District Assembly, the operation clean your frontage campaign started with a float through the principal street of the District's commercial centre, kasseh.

The objective of the exercise was to:
1) sensitize citizenry on the Sanitation Policy/ law dubbed " operation clean your frontage"

2) remove structures situated at unauthorized places.

The float started from the street of Kasseh Clinic Centre through to the Goil filling station, the market street and back to the Kasseh lorry station.

The DCE, Hon. Sarah Dugbakie Pobee together with the Assembly team educated shop owners on the need to keep their frontage clean.

Near the MTN office, the DCE ordered the closure of an Agro-chemical shop, a victim of an unclean frontage.

When the team got to the Kasseh-Ada Y Junction, the DCE ordered the removal of structures on the shoulders of the street; all posters/ bannerss and items stattioned at unauthorized places.
She tasked the DEHO to take on all culpable persons.

Speaking at the launch, the DCE said Land owners, land lords, food vendors will be held reponsible for not compiling with the sanitation law.

She stressed on the need to keep the gates of the District clean particularly from Agbede-kofi to Bedeku, which gives first impression to visitors and developers.
She stated that series of stakeholder consultations were held to pave way for demolition of some unauthorized structures and admonished victims to comply with the Assembly's directive on same.
The DCE appealed to residents and traders to participate in national exercise as a sign of Patriotism. She also called on all stakeholders: GPRTU, the Clergy, Security Agencies, etc. to cooperate with the Assembly to sustain the exercise.
She mentioned that ZOIL would soon commence sanitation exercise at the river fronts.

The District Coordinating Director (DCD), Fred B. Kpodo on his side, expressed the readiness of the Assembly team to inplement the law to the latter. He mentioned that necessary resources would be provided to sustain the exercise.
The DCD expressed his profound gratitude to all participants and called on others to join. He concluded with the axiom, "cleanliness is next to godliness".

The District Environmental Health Officer (DEHO) indicated that on
1st February, 2022 the Sanitation policy would be launched at the Regional level, bringing into full effect the Sanitation Law.
He informed citizenry of the readiness of his outfit to prosecute all offenders especially the recalcitrant ones to serve as a deterent.

 

Upcoming Activities:
NASPA clean up exercise @ Ada Foah
12th Feb.