From Samuel Mensah Torbizo,Mehame
The chief of Mehame in the Asutifi South District of the Bron Ahafo Region, Nana Owusu Kontor, has described the contributions to the development of the area by the minister of Local Government and Rural Development, Alhaji Collins Dauda, as exemplary.
According to him, the minister through hard work and avowed commitment to find solutions to the developmental needs of his constituents , every single village or community within the Mehame portion of the district, has benefited from at least one or two projects .
He has likened achievements of Alhaji Dauda, who is also the Member of Parliament (MP) for the area to the football superstar, Christiano Ronaldo, whose prowess in the game, has been recognized globally.
“Our MP who is also the minister for the Local Government and Rural Development, in politics cannot be substituted just like Ronaldo in the Champions League final. His good works speak for him,” he stressed.
Nana Kontor, speaking to this reporter after he took him on a tour through some villages and towns in the area to have a look at the number of projects executed through the instrumentality of the minister said, he personally would continue to support the minister until he deserts politics.
The number of projects done in the villages and towns visited include , water , upgrading of roads with modern bridges , school blocks , teachers’ quarters , community health centres , extension of electricity both hydro and solar and administration block and a complex lecture theatre hall for the Dadiesoba Community Health Training School among others.
Some of the beneficiary villages are, Nyamekye, Tenso, Soldierkrom, Kwaku Nynuma,Siekyem, Akotoso,Wiafekrom,Ahinakrom , Mekesim, Ayago-Nkwanta among the other.
Nana Kontor, unequivocally said he would continue to propagate news about the good works of the minister, even if people would tag him as a sympathizer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) .
There is an adage which says, “a tasty soup draws more seats closer when it is ready” I would keep spreading the news about what AlhajiCoolins Dauda, has done for the people of Asutifi South Constituency in particular to those of us in the Mehame area, “he said.
“We shall never turn our back to him, we shall surely reward him through our thumbs when the time comes to me alone he should be made life MP for this place,” he remarked.
The chief said, apart from the physical development projects they have benefited from the minister always ensures that the supply of farming inputs especially fertilizers for farmers are distributed on time to enable them get bumper harvest The chief said apart from the physical development projects they have benefited from the minister always ensures that the supply of farming inputs especially fertilizers for farmers are distributed on time to enable them get bumper harvest .
“ People are out there politicizing the mass cocoa spraying exercise and distribution of fertilizers to cocoa farmers but those of us here have continuously been receiving our share,” he added.