WENCHI: Samuel Mensah re-elected PM
The Wenchi Municipal Assembly at its General Assembly Meeting has re-elected Mr. Samuel Mensah as the Presiding Member to lead the Municipal Assembly in its activities.

Date Created : 5/16/2018 2:49:55 AM : Story Author : E. D. K. Tottimeh Jnr/

He pulled 20 votes to beat his close marker Mr. Gyasi Emmanuel who had 16 votes.

In his acceptance speech the astute bank manager (Groupe Nduom Bank) called on the General House to continue to support him to move the Assembly forward.

He noted that the Assembly had a number of developmental activities that it was currently embarking on and assured all and sundry to support the Assembly to undertake these works.

The Municipal Chief Executive Hon Dr Prince Kwakye Afriyie earlier in his sessional address noted some key projects that were slated to be carried out in the area such as;

Solar Powers mechanised boreholes with overhead tanks under construction at Nwoase, Nchiraa SHS, Subinso Health Centre and Boadan in Wenchi.

On Food and Agriculture the MCE mentioned that the Assembly was to provide 10, 000 cashew seedlings for free to farmers and added that this was a package under the 1 million per constituency fund.

Hon. Kwakye Afriyie mentioned that the Free SHS policy was successfully implemented and had currently enrolled 1547 students.

On the one district, one factory; 2 bankable factories have been cleared by the Ministry of Trade and industry in the area of Cashew Processing and Animal Feed industry he noted.
He further added that due to the competitive advantage in the area of quarry, mango, cassava and maize more factories he added are expected to be set up.

On roads he mentioned that the protracted PMC Inner City road project has been reactivated and 10km roads was currently being constructed in 12 areas including Old Ahenfie, Kwaku Num -VRA, Alhaji Bako Street and others.

Hon. Kwakye Afriyie stated that an Anti- Natal Care was currently under construction at Ayigbe Health Centre whilst the Member of Parliament in conjunction with the Assembly were to renovate the Tromeso and Subinso Health centres and their nurse's quarters.

He thanked the Honorable MP Professor George Gyan Baffour for securing 450 set of LED light systems for Wenchi at no cost.