The La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) held its Third Quarter Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday September 29, 2021 at the Prisons Interdenominational Church, Cantonments, on the theme, Participatory Planning and Budgeting: The Role of Stakeholders.
Addressing the participants, the Municipal Chief Executive for LaDMA Mr Solomon Nikoi Kotey said the meeting was to ensure continuity with free flow of information, assessment in terms of education, security, sanitation, youth employment, and revenue mobilization to ensure accountability. He said the assembly will continue to ensure that the relevant partners meet and discuss issues needed immediate attention to promote participatory governance directed by the essential values in a bid to position the assembly to better respond to citizen needs and initiatives to withstand their trust and firm belief” he said.
The MCE urged residents and people operating their business in the municipality to work towards a common goal for the development of the municipality.
The MP for La Dade-Kotopon Constituency Ms Rita Odoley Sowah appealed to the residents to pay their bills on time to help the assembly to provide them improved service. The MP said that she was lobbying for the construction of La general hospital on time and the dredging of the Kpeshie Lagoon.
Hon. Rita Odoley Sowah called on parents to invest into their children to become responsible and future leaders.
The main objective of the town hall meeting is to examine its impact on the people in the Municipality. In order to achieve this broad mission, the town hall seeks to identify the level of citizen understanding on programs and activities in the Municipal Assembly:
To ensure that the assembly major policies and programmes for the year 2021 and 2022 is extensively understood by the citizenry in the municipality through such gatherings. Strengthen effective and healthy working relationship with key stakeholders to ensure prudent implementation of government policies and programmes at both the central and district level.