Irene Joyce Acquah receiving one of the streetlights from Nana Ato Arthur at Kissi

Irene Joyce Acquah receiving one of the streetlights from Nana Ato Arthur at Kissi

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Komenda-Edina-Eguafo-Abrem (KEEA), Dr Stephen Nana Ato Arthur, has presented 50 streetlights worth GH?15,000 to three health centres and some communities in his constituency in a bid to improve the lighting systems in the area.

The beneficiary centres are Kissi Health Centre, Abrem-Agona Health Centre, Elmina Heath Centre, Eguafo Senior High School and the Elmina Market.

At the ceremony, Dr Ato Arthur stated that the donation was in response to the requests made by the organizations when he visited them to ascertain some of the problems confronting them.

At Elmina, the KEEA Municipal Director of Education, Quaning Kofi Mends, made the donation of streetlights which he said would help improve the healthcare delivery systems in the district. He thanked the MP for the kind gesture and appealed for more help from other organizations since government alone could not assist in the healthcare delivery of the country.

At Kissi, the medical assistant in charge of the centre, Irene Joyce Acquah applauded Dr Arthur for his prompt response to their request and urged him to speed up works on the deplorable roads that they have in the community which was making access to healthcare difficult.

Mrs Acquah used the occasion to appeal to the MP to also solve the accommodation problems facing staff of the health centre.

The Queenmother of Kissi and Adontenhen of Komenda Traditional Area, Nana Efua Badu II, appealed to the MP to help construct drainage systems in the community to prevent flooding anytime it rained.

At the Elmina Market, the MP noted that the streetlights would help improve the security situation in the area, especially for the traders.

From Sarah Afful, Elmina

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