Commissioning Projects
Commissioning Projects

Mr Ato Panford, the Member of Parliament for Shama, has commissioned a number of development projects for the district.

The projects, which comprise six community football fields, CHPS compound and a magistrate court, were funded from the MP’s share of the Common Fund.

The six community football fields are located at Nkwantakesedo, Lower Inchaban, Anto, Old Daboase Junction, Atta Ne Atta in Beposo, Abotar Ye, while the CHPs compound is sited at Anto-Aboso and the Magistrate Court in Shama.

Mr Vincent Bassoa, the engineer for the park projects, said the fields were not in a good state, with uneven surfaces which made playing football on them difficult.

“These fields have to be reshaped using a bulldozer and other equipment to develop them into fields that can be used for playing football.

Mr Panford also donated football jerseys and nets to the football teams in the six communities.

The chiefs and elders together with the assembly members of the various communities thanked the MP for the gesture.

Nana Werapa, the chief of Nkwantakesedo, thanked the Member of Parliament for remembering the community and coming to their aid by constructing the park, gutter and a community centre.

At lower Inchaban, Mr Kuntu Blankson, a renowned sports journalist, who received the items on behalf of the youth in the community, commended the Member of Parliament for his good works saying “hardly will you hear of an MP getting time to visit his constituents and undertaking such projects”.

Mr Ato Panford assured the communities that greater things would come their way from his office as he intends to set up the Panford tournament where inter community matches would be played.
He said this was to unleash talents among the youth and help them pursue a career in football.

Mr Joseph Amoah, District Chief Executive of the area, commended the MP for the projects especially the CHPS compound.

He urged the health director to manage the facility well and build a cordial relationships with the beneficiaries of the facility.

Mr Osei-Akoto Asigbe, District Medical Director who received the facility on behalf of the health team, said a CHPs compound was the lowest level of healthcare in the health system and urged the Ministry of Health and the District Assembly to assist in the upkeep of the facility.

He also appealed to the MP to assist them acquire the necessary logistics needed to discharge their services effectively

Mr Asigbe urged the clinic management committee to help in the maintenance of the facility.

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