The Chief Executive at a Town Hall Meeting held at St. Andrews Parish, Juaso said one thousand six hundred and sixty (1660) people in municipality have been employed since President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo assumed office as president of Ghana.
Giving out the figures he disclosed that 665 people have been employed under the Nation Builders Corp whiles 995 indigenes have also been recruited under the Youth employment.
He also said that with his leadership, he has been able to increase the School feeding programme from 46 schools to 57 schools and assured Nananom present his preparedness to add more schools to it.
However, he called on parents in the municipality to allow their children to stay in school after enjoying meals from the school feeding programme.
“Most children in the municipality come and join their colleagues to make justice to the meals served but go home as soon as they have finished eating. I take this opportunity to appeal to the gathering especially parents to talk to their wards to remain in school after taking their meals,” Hon. Alexander Frimpong added.
The meeting was aimed at interacting with the various segments of the society and also to create a platform for them to ask relevant questions on development issues and the utilization of Assembly resources to better their lives.
He said the Assemblies mandated by the Constitution to account for their stewardship and the management of the public resources that have been entrusted into their care by the people.
He said the government has constantly been reforming the local government systems to empower local authorities to enable them deliver their mandate to the people through planned programmes and projects that meet their aspirations.
The Municipal Chief Executive Hon. Alexander Yaw Frimpong indicated that the assembly attaches greater importance to grass-root participation in its process as the hall mark for sustainable development and for that reason it had committed the needed resources to strengthen the sub-structures to perform effectively.
The Chief Executive presented to the people the highlights of programmes, projects, and activities as well as the policy decisions that the Assembly was implementing for sustainable development through a broader and effective consensus building with the public.
The highlights he mentioned, included; administration, revenue mobilization, social public expenditure and financial accountability, education, health, infrastructure, sanitation, disaster management and prevention as well as security.
He therefore called on all stakeholders and the general public to rally behind the Assembly so that the available resources could be utilized effectively to propel the Assembly in to an enviable level that guarantees shared growth and prosperity for all in the Municipality.