Management of Pru West District Assembly paid Working visit to the Prang Traditional Council

Hon. David Manu, District Chief Executive of Pru West Assembly accompanied by Mr. Banye Vincent, the District Coordinating Director and other key technocrats, paid a working visit to the Prang Traditional Council on Friday, 22nd March, 2024.

The visit was part of efforts to deepen cooperation and collaboration between the District Assembly and the Traditional Council.

First and foremost, management called for support to document 100acre land allocated to the District Assembly and 15-acre land allocated for the construction of the District Hospital (Agenda 111 Project).

The intervention of the traditional council was also sought for develpment of sector 5 local plan. Subsequently, the Traditional Council registered its commitment grant the requests. Management also used the opportunity to lament about home burials, a practice which was becoming too rampant in the district.

In his contribution, the District Coordinating Director highlighted that the recently formulated bye-laws which comprehensively captures the subject matter has been approved by the Bono East Regional Coordinating Council awaiting gazette for enforcement.

Hon. David Manu (DCE) addressing the Chiefs After thorough deliberations on the issue of burial, the the Council decided to organise a stakeholder meeting after the Easter holidays to sensitise stakeholders on issues of burial at homes and payment of taxes.

On its part, the Traditional Council called on the District Assembly to facilitate extension of electricity to new sites. In response, the Hon. District Chief Executive appealed to Nananom to encourage private developers to acquire permits from the Assembly before development of the building plots. This will not only ensure planned development but also improve revenue base for improved service delivery, he stressedIndeed, the working visit of the PruWest District Assembly to the Prang Traditional

Council was very fruitful, triggering a commitment for regular engagement
between the two development partners.

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