‘Quality health care, a primary source of attracting investors’- Afenyo- Markin
Deputy leader for the Majority Caucus in Ghana’s Parliament and Member of Parliament for the Effutu Constituency, Alexander Kwamina Afenyo- Markin has said that the provision of quality health care is the primary source of wooing investment into a community.
Date Created : 1/31/2022 12:00:00 AM : Story Author : Ghanadistricts.com
He said that investors consider the health nature of communities as the primary reason for sighting their investments in such areas as this has the tendency of affecting the growth of the said investments.
At a colorful ceremony to commission an ultra- modern health center fully funded by the Member of Parliament at Dayasaw, a community in the Municipality, Mr Afenyo- Markin, pledged to work together with the health sector players to extend quality health care to attract investments into the Municipality.
To realize this dream, the MP assured the people of Effutu that, he will ensure the completion of two major health facilities which he begun by close of year 2022 to make health care accessible to the people.
The two which include a children’s hospital when completed will not only serve the people of Effutu but the Central Region in general since it will serve as the only children’s facility in the region.
Acknowledging the contribution of past leaders in the Municipality, Mr Afenyo- Markin was joined by the paramount Chief of the Effutu Traditional Area, Nenyi Ghartey IV and the Municipal Chief Executive, Alhaji Zubairu Kassim to name the facility after a former MP and Deputy Health Minister of Health under the erstwhile Kufour administration, Samuel Owusu Agyei who played an instrumental role in the sighting and construction of the Trauma Specialist Center at Winneba.
In an earlier speech, the Municipal Chief Executive for the Effutu Municipal Assembly, Alhaji Zubairu Kassim noted that the completion and handing over of the Hon. Samuel Owusu Agyei Health Center at Dayasaw by the Member of Parliament is an indication that the “Effutu Dream” to drive investors into the area is on course, adding that, the NPP Government prioritizes quality Healthcare delivery.
He appealed to residents of the area and its neighboring communities to patronize the facility to seek for quality health care and advised personnel who will be posted there to be professional in the discharge of their duties.
On her part the Municipal Director of Health Services, Madam Mariata Seidu lauded the MP for the immense support her outfit has been receiving from him.
The Commissioning of the Samuel Owusu Agyei Health Center according to her brings to five the number of such facilities constructed by the Member of Parliament and handed over for health care delivery in the Municipality since 2019.