Yendi Township was littered with rubbish and filth before I assumed duty – MCE

The Yendi Municipal Chief Executive in the northern region, Alhaji Hamed Abubakari Yussif has bemoaned that the sanitation situation in the municipality was at its worst state before he assumed office early this year. He said that the entire district capital was littered with rubbish and filth when he took over as the Municipal Chief Executive of the area and therefore had to prioritize sanitation as his major challenge.

According to Alhaji Abubakari Yussif all 24 public nature call centers in the Yendi township were choked and many of the refuse containers were full to its capacity. He also disclosed further that, the refuse disposal trucks in the assembly and Zoomlion Company Limited all broke down and were not functioning.

The Yendi Municipal Chief Executive made this revelation during a town hall forum organized by the assembly and it was held at the Yendi Senior High School on Wednesday December 6, 2017.  He indicated that, a number pragmatic efforts were put in place, including using the assembly’s Internal Generated Funds (IGF) to curtail the bizarre situation in the area.

Alhaji Hamed Abubakari Yussif also spoke on some of programmes and policies implemented under the government of President Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo Addo in the areas of Agriculture, Education, Water, Health, Energy and Roads. This was the phase two of the accounting to the people forum organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Information in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development.

The program is decentralized in order for government appointees in the 216 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies to interact with members of the areas. It is platform where the people are given the opportunity to their views known pertaining to the development of their respective communities.

 

story: Abdulai Abdul Rafiq _ northstarfmonline.com

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