AbWMA AIDES HOMOWO CELEBRATION
The Minister for Communication and Digitalization, Member of Parliament for Ablekuma West, Hon. Ursula Owusu - Ekuful and the Ablekuma West Municipal Assembly provided support to constituents in the municipality towards the Homowo Festivity on Wednesday, August 10, 2023.
Items presented were 20bags of Maize (50kg), 20gallons of Palm oil (50Litres), 50pcs of Fish (Big Tuna), 20 Palm Fruit, 20pcs of Schnapps and 40boxes of water in the presence of chiefs and elders of the electoral areas, community members and staff of the Assembly.
The MP, Hon. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful stated that, every year during the festivity, support is given to the community to enable togetherness between the people and the Assembly, plan developmental projects and Discuss issues and challenges in the municipality.
Hon. Ursula Owusu -Ekuful emphasized that, one of the key challenges in the constituency was the sea erosion; tidal waves affecting Gbegbeyise, shiabu and the Chemu lagoon area of which adjoins Chokor.
“Most people don’t know we are a coastal community, we have an active fishing community along our coast hence the sea is really causing havoc, there is also a need for an extension of the sea defense beyond Akweiteman due to alarming nature of the sea erosion”. She Said.
She indicated that, fruitful interactions were made with regard to developmental projects, unemployment, Sanitation and Security in the municipality.
The Municipal Chief Executive, Hon. George Cyril Bray expounded that, the Assembly had achieved gains in various sectors but sanitation in most areas in the municipality had been a major problem. He appealed to the chiefs and elders to assist in eradicating indiscriminate disposal of refuse. Also, assist in educating and sensitizing the community members of various electoral areas on cleanliness.
He also indicated that, some development plans for Akweibu had been difficult due to certain reasons therefore, consultations and compromises between the leaders would be made to ensure structural adjustments.
By: Juliana Abena Agbenyeke.