Category: Development

LaDMA HOLD TWO DAY TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR MSMEs ON BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND FINANCIAL LITERACY

The La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) in collaboration with OZE and SSNIT on Monday, August 1, 2022 has organised a 2-day training workshop on Business and Financial Management for over 42 Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) in the municipality.

The training serve as a synopsis of a set of measures being embraced by the assembly to ensure that Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) can function on budget preparation and implementation, accounting financial recording , cash and accounts super vision as well as personal pension plans.

The officials from SSNIT encouraged participants to join the SSNIT scheme in other to enjoy a good life after retirement.

Miss Sarah Afua Dede the director for Ghana Enterprises Agency (LaDMA) said that the need for the training was to ensure that, the MSMEs in the municipality could compete with other world where there is a comprehensive range of positive cash flow for smooth business operation. She said ‘today every country is struggling for economic prosperity ‘and mentioned that it’s tough for the new entrepreneurs in the municipality who have never learnt how to budget and plan to achieve financial security.

 Miss Joana Nartey believe that the training would go a long way to bring self-restraint and transformation into the sector.

Some of the participants expressed their happiness and satisfaction for the workshop and urged the organisers to consider it as a yearly programme.

GET RID OF INFORMATION DELAY

The leader of DPAT team Mr Percy Anaab Bukati has described delay in release of information during the DPAT assessment as a canker, which the assemblies as a matter of urgency must get rid of.

Mr Percy made this call when his team visited the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) for the 2 days DPAT assessment on Monday, July 25, 2022.

Mr Percy expressed his worry at the meeting held with the management team of the La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly. The visit was to assess the performance of the Assembly for the year 2021.

According to Mr Percy, the two days exercise will be done within schedule. He urged the management team to make all information needed available to avoid late exit. Mr Percy mentioned that, the reasons for the late exit beyond the normal working hours was because of delay in the release of information to the DPAT team and the relaxation of the team waiting for information to work on.

Mr Percy appealed to the management not to endanger both parties and called for the release of information on time to enable them work within stipulated time.

Rev Solomon Kotey Nikoi, the Municipal Chief Executive for La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) bemoan the late short notice acknowledged from DPAT team for the assessment and mentioned that knowing what was at stake, his management has put together all the necessary document and information for smooth running of the exercise.

Rev Solomon Kotey Nikoi assured the DPAT team of the assembly support to enable them to work swithout fear or favour.

80 WOMEN UNDERGOING SKILLS TRAINING AT LaDMA

Over 80 women drawn from the La Dade-Kotopon Municipality is undergoing a Six-week skills training programme organised by the Municipal Culture Unit from Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

The skills training include female adults, youth, and a male. It is aimed at equipping the women in the municipality with the requisite skills that would enable them to support their families during their active service time and after retirement.

The participants will be taken through Beading (slippers, key holder, headband, necklace, bags). Fashion Accessories (Ankara fan) and Macramé (Bracelet, Purse, flowerpot hanger).Family members and relations of the trainees were present at the opening ceremony of the assembly skills training for the participants.

In his address to the participants, Mr Adu Asante the Municipal Director for Culture Unit commended the Municipal Chief Executive and the Municipal Coordinating Director for their effort and support given to his department for the training programme which has brought citizenry close to the assembly to benefit from the assembly’s programmes and activities. 

According to the Mr Adu Asante, the training is to improve the livelihood of women in La municipality. He said the projected 80 participants was exceeded and urged the authorities to review the number of participants at the last quarter of the year, looking at the responses from the citizenry from La.

 

LaDMA SUPPORT NATIONAL TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

The La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly on Friday June 11, 2021 embarked on the Green Ghana project to plant trees at various communities and schools in the Municipality.

The Green Ghana Planting is aim to address Ghana’s reforestation to save its depleting forest reserves as well as ensure climate change adaptation. The reforestation is also a core project for La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA).

The Municipal Chief Executive for LaDMA, Hon. Solomon Kotey Nikoi, led the tree planting exercise that started from Zenith University stretch to Tse Addo last stop, the Kpeshie lagoon enclave, and some selected schools in the municipality.

The “Green Ghana” planting exercise received massive support from the La Traditional Council, Tse-Addo Resident Association.

Hon. Assembly Members, National Service Personnel the NABCO Personnel and the Forestry Commission.

Hon. Solomon Kotey Nikoi, the MCE for LaDMA applauded the participants for their responses for the exercise. The MCE stated that about nine thousand eight hundred (9,800) trees would be planted in different localities within the Municipality and urged Ghanaians to cultivate the habit of tree planting at their various home.