Category: Donations

LaDMA HONORS 2022 AND 2023 BEST BECE AND WASSCE CANDIDATES

As part of the activities to mark Ghana’s 67th Independence Day anniversary, two students from Garrison JHS, Burma Camp, who received presidential awards in 2022 and were adjudged the best students in the Greater Accra Region, and one student from Services Primary and JHS (Burma Camp) who received the presidential award in 2023, were honored. The overall best 2023 WASSCE candidate in Ghana and the second-best in West Africa, a product of Labone Senior High School, was also honored by the assembly.

Presenting the awards to the students, the MCE for La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly, Honourable Solomon Kotey Nikoi, assured that the assembly would continue to provide the necessary infrastructure facilities and teaching and learning materials to support schools in the municipality, enhancing effective teaching and learning to produce more promising students. Hon. Solomon Kotey Nikoi urged parents to invest more in their children’s education for a better future. He lamented the neglect of children by some parents, leading to issues such as crime, streetism, drugs, and other negative impacts on society. He called for stakeholder consultations to address these issues.

A Journey to Empowerment: LEAP Funds Bring Hope To The Municipality

In the vibrant month of August 2023, a significant event unfolded at the heart of the Municipality. This was no ordinary day; it was the eagerly awaited disbursement of the Livelihood Empowerment Against Poverty (LEAP) funds, a beacon of hope for vulnerable households striving for a brighter future.

As the sun painted the sky with hues of gold, beneficiaries of the LEAP program gathered with anticipation at the Access Bank Cantonment Branch. The air buzzed with excitement, echoing the shared sentiment of empowerment and positive change. The LEAP initiative, a testament to the government’s dedication to poverty alleviation, was about to make a tangible impact on the lives of those who needed it most.

Access Bank Cantonment Branch stood as a symbolic hub of empowerment—a place where financial inclusion met community-centric values. The bank’s welcoming atmosphere provided more than just a transactional space; it became a stage for transformation, where individuals could access not only funds but the promise of a more secure and hopeful future.

Amidst the familiar hum of banking activities, LEAP beneficiaries stepped into the branch, each with a unique story and a shared aspiration for progress. The funds they received weren’t just numbers on a balance sheet; they represented an opportunity to break free from the chains of poverty, to enhance access to education and healthcare, and to build a foundation for sustained well-being.

As LEAP beneficiaries left the Access Bank Cantonment Branch, the impact extended beyond the walls of the banking hall. Their stories intertwined, forming a narrative of resilience, community support, and the unwavering belief in a better tomorrow.

The August LEAP disbursement was not merely a financial transaction; it was a collective journey toward empowerment. The funds received were more than currency—they were a promise of hope, a catalyst for positive change, and a testament to the power of community collaboration. Looking ahead, the LEAP program, in partnership with Access Bank, continues to script stories of empowerment. It’s a story where every individual, armed with the support of their community and the LEAP initiative, can script their narrative of resilience, growth, and a future filled with promise. In the Municipality, the journey to empowerment is not just a single event; it’s an ongoing saga of transformation, and each disbursement is a chapter in a narrative of hope.

LaDMA GIVES RELIEF ITEMS TO FLOOD AFFECT RESIDENTS

It was a rainy season in La Dade-Kotopon Municipality, and the residents were worried about the possibility of flooding. Unfortunately, their fears were confirmed when heavy rains caused flooding in several areas, leaving many residents homeless and in dire need of assistance.

The La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly (LaDMA) quickly mobilized to provide relief to the affected residents. The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Hon. Solomon Niikoi, and the Director of the National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) in the municipality, Madam Deborah Maame Akua Ofori, led the distribution of relief items to the affected communities.

The team visited several areas affected by the flood, including Tse-Addo, Cantoments, South La, La, Kaajaanor, Ako Adjei, and Abafum. They distributed items such as food, clothing, and blankets to the affected residents. The MCE and NADMO Director also offered words of encouragement to the residents, assuring them of the assembly’s commitment to supporting them during this difficult time.

The distribution exercise was well-organized, and the team worked efficiently to ensure that every affected resident received the necessary relief items. The MCE and NADMO Director were impressed with the dedication and hard work of the LaDMA staff and volunteers who had worked tirelessly to make the relief effort a success.

In an interview with the media, Hon. Solomon Niikoi expressed his appreciation for the support and cooperation of the residents during the distribution exercise. He also urged residents to continue taking proactive measures to prevent future flooding by avoiding dumping waste in drains and waterways.

The NADMO Director, Madam Deborah Maame Akua Ofori, also commended the LaDMA for their swift response and urged other assemblies to emulate their example in responding to disasters.

In conclusion, the distribution of relief items to flood-affected residents by LaDMA and NADMO was a success, and the MCE and NADMO Director demonstrated their commitment to supporting the affected residents. The assembly’s efforts were applauded by both residents and stakeholders, and it was a reminder of the importance of preparedness and swift action in responding to disasters.

THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE AND THE NADMO REGIONAL AND MUNICIPAL DIRECTOR DONATING RELIEF ITEMS TO THE AFFECTED PEOPLE AT BURMA CAMP

In the wake of recent flooding in the Burma Camp area of Accra, the Chief Executive of LaDMA (La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly) and the NADMO (National Disaster Management Organization) Regional and Municipal Coordinating Director of LaDMA have come together to offer relief to the affected people.

The heavy rains that lashed the area caused severe flooding, leading to the displacement of many people from their homes. The situation was further aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic, which had already affected the livelihoods of many in the area.

To address the immediate needs of the affected people, the Chief Executive of LaDMA and the NADMO Regional and Municipal Coordinating Director of LaDMA went to Burma Camp to provide relief items. They were accompanied by a team of volunteers and staff members who helped to distribute the items.

The relief items included food, water, clothing, and bedding, among others. The Chief Executive of LaDMA and the NADMO Regional and Municipal Coordinating Director of LaDMA spoke with the affected people and assured them that the government was committed to helping them get back on their feet.

They emphasized the need for everyone to come together and work towards finding a lasting solution to the problem of flooding in the area. They also urged the residents to take all necessary precautions to avoid future disasters.

The Chief Executive of LaDMA expressed his gratitude to the volunteers and staff members who helped to distribute the relief items. He emphasized the importance of collaboration in addressing the challenges facing the municipality and pledged to continue working with NADMO to provide relief to affected people.

The NADMO Regional and Municipal Coordinating Director of LaDMA commended the Chief Executive of LaDMA for his swift response to the situation and called on other stakeholders to emulate his example. He reiterated NADMO’s commitment to working with the government and other stakeholders to address the needs of disaster-affected communities.

The relief effort by the Chief Executive of LaDMA and the NADMO Regional and Municipal Coordinating Director of LaDMA is a demonstration of their commitment to the welfare of the people in the municipality. It underscores the need for government officials and agencies to work together to address the needs of disaster-affected communities and provide immediate relief to those in need.

LaDMA Acquires 1,700 Desks for La Schools

The La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly on Monday May 23, 2022, distributed 1,700 school desks costing Gh 600,000.00 to all the 63 public schools in the municipality. Some the beneficiaries’ schools included the Forces Senior High Technical School, South La Estate Junior High School, Osu Home Junior High School, La Bethel, and Salem Junior High Schools.

Making the presentation to the schools, the Municipal Chief Executive for La Dade-Kotopon Municipal Assembly Hon. Solomon Kotey Nikoi said that the furniture was purchased from the assembly’s Internally Generated Fund to address the furniture deficits militating against the schools in the municipality.

Hon. Solomon Kotey Nikoi said it is the responsibility of the assembly to address infrastructure deficits and create a serene eco-friendly atmosphere to ensure better teaching and learning in all the schools within the municipality. Hon. Solomon Kotey Nikoi urged corporate institutions operating within the enclave of the municipality to support the assembly to deliver a healthier coaching and learning conditions to the schools.

The Municipal Director for Education of LaDMA, Ms Habiba Kotomah said 59 basic and four Senior High Schools were to benefit from the furniture distribution. She was grateful for the support received from the assembly to the schools and said the schools will make good use of the furniture.