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Government has inaugurated a Gh? 4 million new National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG) office complex at Okponglo, behind the Gulf House in Accra.

The association had operated from rented offices until government started the construction of its offices in 2006.

Speaking at the inauguration, Mr. Akwasi Opong-Fosu, the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, described NALAG as an important stakeholder in the country?s decentralisation process.

He said the paradigm shift in Ghana?s decentralisation process underpinned the need to support NALAG to deliver effectively and efficiently to promote good governance.

The acting General Secretary of NALAG, Ms Agnes Naa Momo Lartey, said a resolution was passed at the 11th delegates? conference of NALAG in 1999 to have 2 percent of each assembly?s share of the District Assemblies Common Fund deducted at source to finance the project.

Source: Adnrew Nettey

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