The Savanna Regional Minister, Salifu Adam Braimah has assured the people of the newly created region of massive infrastructural development to ensure socio-economic growth in the areas.
He said the vision of making the region a model has also been achieved thus fears that the region will be under-developed should be ignored.
Speaking on the Point Blank Segment on Eyewitness News, Mr. Braimah indicated that the administrative staff of the region is poised to work ensure the same development experienced in the other regions.“Everybody’s expectation was that Savannah region will be a model and now we have it. Government is closer to the people. Now, what we are looking at is the accelerated development and with the zeal that the President [possessed] during his last visit, it shows that people’s dreams will be realized.”
“In a year’s time, I will come back and tell wonderful and fantastic stories about accommodation for my staff, the Regional Coordinating Council will be built and the people will be happy. The roads will be [fixed] and all the developmental issues will be reflected in the lives of the people,” Mr. Braimah told host Umaru Sanda Amadu.
‘Savannah will soon catch-up with other regions’ – Akufo-Addo assures
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured the chiefs and people of the Savannah Region of an accelerated pace of development, as his government has put in place measures to address the infrastructural deficits confronting the Region.
With the Savannah Region possessing infrastructural deficits such as water and electricity supply, inadequate educational facilities, amongst others, President Akufo-Addo stressed that “I am coming to address the infrastructural deficits for the people of Gonjaland”.
“The future is going to be different”, the President stated.
He continued, “Savannah is going to catch up with all the other regions of Ghana and go forward. This is the assurance I want to give to the Yagbonwura and the people of Savannah.”