The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Anloga, Hon Seth Yormewu has disclosed that in no time, His District will have its new hospital under government’s ‘Agenda 111’ initiative.
He disclosed this in an engagement where together with the Chiefs, elders and other relevant stakeholders at Agortoe handed over a site plan to the Contractors for work to commence on the land.
This initiative, according to the Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, includes 101 district hospitals, six regional hospitals in the newly created regions, and two specialized hospitals in the middle and northern belts where each hospital is expected to be completed within 12 months, starting from the point of commencement.
In an exclusive interview, Mr. Yormewu indicated that Avangarde Design Services, Q3 Ltd and Tonsuma Ltd have been given the nod by the government to spearhead the construction of the facility in the district.
“Government has the people of Ghana at heart and whenever it comes to health aspects, it is very obvious per the current initiative that the President is working to provide citizens with good health facilities across the country. Here at Agortoe, everything is set to see the facility being erected within a year.” He added.
Hon. Seth Yormewu disclosed to SandCity Radio’s Kekeli Blamey that residents in most communities in the Anloga district always cry for health facilities, adding that some people even lost their lives whenever they have not been attended to immediately they need medical attention.
“All these happen in the district and it has been my headache since I became the Chief Executive Officer. So I am very happy that my President H.E Nana Akuffo Addo has taken strides to give the people of Anloga a district hospital.” He noted.
The DCE however lauded the contributions made by the Chiefs in the area for releasing 15 acres of land to the government for the building of the district hospital.
Togbui Agbeve III, Divisional Chief of Adzato, one of the communities in the district expressed gratitude to the government for bringing on board the ‘Agenda 111’ initiative.
“I am pleased that the President has instigated this project, and Anloga district is also a beneficiary. I however plead with the President to ensure that this project is duly completed.” He said.
The Deputy Chief Executive Officer for Avangarde Design Services, ARC. Sampson Awuah has given maximum assurance to the residents that the necessary measures will be put in place to see the successful completion of the facility.
He noted that a maximum number of the youth in the district will be employed to support in the building of this facility as soon as work commences.
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