to launch 500 million cedi water project
Awutu-Bawjiase (C/R), Feb. 14, GNA - Citizens of
Mafi-Dedukope in the North Tongu District of the Volta
Region, are to launch a 500 million cedi "Water Development
Fund" to supplement government's efforts at connecting the
community to the main Volta Water Works Station at Aveyime
Besides the water project, revenue accruing from the fund
would be used to support the construction of school blocks
and a health centre for the community.
Mr James Cudjoe Agornyrah, National Vice President of
Mafi-Dedukope Citizens Association (MDCA), announced this
when he met members of the Awutu-Bawjiase branch of the
Association at Bawjiase on Wednesday.
Mr Agornyrah reminded all Mafi-Dedukope citizens throughout
the country of the need to visit home regularly to
contribute their quota towards the development of the
He reiterated the important role good drinking water played
in effective health development and charged all stakeholders
in the projects to educate the people on the need to pay
levies instituted by the Water Development Implementation
Committee established by the chiefs and people.
Mr Agornyrah announced that the Water Development Fund would
be officially launched at Mafi-Dedukope on the February 24
and appealed to both resident and non-resident citizens to
prepare towards the launching to ensure its success.
He made it clear that without their active participation and
generous contributions, the traditional authorities alone
could not raise the 100,000,000 cedis counterpart fund the
community had been requested to contribute towards the
implementation of the project.
Mr Agornyrah gave the assurance that the chiefs and opinion
leaders would do all in their power to ensure that their
dream to provide potable water for the community became a