Accra, March 30, GNA – Torgbui Akamu Adri , the regent of Atiavi, has appealed to the Local Government Ministry to provide the town waste management logistics for them to maintain a healthy environment.
He said such logistics could include waste management trucks and dustbins.
Torgbui Adri said this at a durbar over the weekend to mark the Easter festivities in Atiavi in the Volta Region.
The event was held under the theme: a Decade of Sustainable Growth and Development.
Torgbui Adri also called on the Ministry of Energy to replace the over fifty electrical poles in the community.
He said the damaged electrical poles pose serious threats to the people and needed to be replaced to enable the extension of electricity from Atiavi –Agblego to the Akumey village and its surrounding areas.
Torgbui Adri said the people of Atiavi do appreciate Government’s efforts in implementing various development projects in the country.
He said as a result of this, a health center and pipe borne water has been provided to the Atiavi community and called for more of such development projects to create employment for the youth.
Torgbui Adri also appealed to Government to make travelling from Atiavi to Abor more comfortable by reconstructing the only access road which is in a bad shape.
Dr Hannah Bissiw, Deputy Minister of Agriculture in charge of Livestock, urged the people of Atiavi to be patient and have faith in Government as it seeks to implement more projects and create more opportunities for the youth.
She called on parents to send their children, especially the girl child, to school saying Government would continue to support the education of the child.
Dr Bissiw also praised Mr Dan Abodakpui, former Ambassador to Malaysia, for the various development projects he initiated in the town.
Mr Elvis Afriyie –Ankrah, Minister of State, congratulated the people of Atiavi for their hard work and promised to assist in the development of the town.
Mr Dan Abodakpui called on the people to continue to have faith in the NDC Government for more projects in the coming years.
He said Government intends to establish an ICT center at Atiavi and called on the the chiefs to release land for the project.
Mr Dan Abodakpui and Mr Elvis Ankrah and other prominent natives of the town were honoured by Mr Gershon Eklu Yakawonya, Chairman of Atiavi Development Association, for their various contributions towards the development of Atiavi.