W/R: Concerned Youth of Ahanta West petition MCE over Lack of Developments in the Municipality

It can be recalled that, the efforts of Concerned Youth of Ahanta West Municipality in the western region on Monday 27th July 2020, hit the principal streets of Agona Nkwanta with numerous words placed on placards to present a petition to the Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Henrietta Eyison proved futile at the time they besieged the assembly.

The Concerned Youth of Ahanta West described the attititude of the Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. Henrietta Mary Eyison on that day as deliberate attempt when she failed to receive their petition to address issues in the Municipality during the first peaceful demonstration at the working hours of 12pm.

“Their efforts on that day to petition president Akufo-Addo’s appointee was based on lack of
developmental projects in the Municipality, unemployment rate, deplorable stretch road from Takoradi to Agona Nkwanta, abandoned official bungalow which was to be used by the current MCE, among other related issues”.

Meanwhile the Concerned Youth of Ahanta West on Tuesday 8th September embarked on another edition of peaceful demonstration to petitioned Hon. Henrietta Mary Eyison for the second time so that their concerns are being addressed.

Addressing the MCE at the forecourt of the assembly, the group said they would be given assurances on what is writing in the documented petition.

At the forecourt of the Ahanta West Municipal Assembly, Hon. Henrietta Eyison together with security present received the group’s petition during the 2nd edition of Ahanta West Deserves Better Demonstration.

Moreover Hon. Eyison after receiving petition, indicated that there are matters that demand urgent action as she commended group for expressing their views as Concerned Youth Ahanta of West.

Hon. Eyison hinted, it is in their interest to ensure that issues are addressed as soon as practicable rather than later.

Hon. Henrietta Mary Eyison reassured that she will convey the received petition to the appropriate quarters including the Western Regional Minister for round table discussions.

The Concerned Youth of Ahanta West however issued one month ultimatum for authorities to let their concerns which will benefits Ahanta land yield to positive results.

Some of the writings placed on placards during the 2nd edition of the demonstration on Tuesday 8th September included, Ahanta Deserves Better, The Youth Must Rise Beyond Politics, Tell us the truth about the youth center, It is Now or Never, Fix our roads, Bring Back our Kundum Festival, We need our Municipal Hospital among others.

Filed By: Community Reporter


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