Charles Chedar, GNA
Wa (U/W), Nov. 3, GNA – The Wa Municipal
Assembly has held its Second Ordinary Meeting to deliberate on matters
concerning peace, security and socio-economic development aiming to woo
investors and improve living conditions of the people.
The Assembly’s mission is to improve quality
of life through harnessing human and material resources for the provision of
physical infrastructure as well as social and economic services to the people.
Speaking during the general assembly session,
the Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Tahiru Issahaku Moomin, told assembly
members that the Municipality had been enjoying stability and relative peace
due to the collective watchfulness of citizens with ample support from security
“The Municipality remains peaceful…this was
due to our collective vigilance, supported by the security agencies,” he said.
He said the assembly has initiated the
procurement processes for the award of a contract for the rehabilitation of a
structure for use as police post at Charia in the Municipality.
Although the municipality has a peaceful
atmosphere, he said, establishment of a police post at the local community
would help prevent and fight armed robbery and other related crimes as some
communities recorded pockets of “upheavals and litigations”.
He advised that people should often endeavour
to cross-check facts with relevant stakeholders about activities of the
Assembly, but not to peddle untruthful information that discredit the image of
He also urged the assembly members to be
hardworking in order to bring development to the area.
He said education is the pillar around which
the Region’s human resource revolves, and also a powerful tool that could break
the cycle of poverty and injustice.
“There is the need to consciously develop
strategies and make intervention to raise the quality of education by
emphasizing its relevance and improving access,” Alhaji Moomin said.
“As an Assembly, we are committed to ensuring
that quality and accessible education is available to all children of school
going age in the Municipality”, he added.
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