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GES Staff at Agona West Undertake Clean-Up Exercise

The staff of the Ghana Education Service Agona West Municipal Directorate at the weekend undertook a five-hour cleanup exercise around the environs of the office to maintain a healthy environment.
The staff de-stilted choked gutters, weeded around the environs of the office and cleaned the louvres and walls of the Education Office.

The exercise is in support of the National Sanitation Day exercise aimed at maintaining a healthy environment.

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Agona Swedru Akora River Drainage

Work on Agona Swedru Akora River Drainage Project Left To Rot

Construction work on the 2.4-kilometer Agona Swedru Akora River drainage project has stalled for the past two years, apparently as a result of lack of funds.

Las Adventuras Company Limited, the construction company working on the project, abandoned the site in 2016 and has since not returned to the project site to complete the project which is intended to address the perennial flooding at Agona Swedru.

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Ex-members of Agona West Assembly demand balance of ex-gratia

Eleven ex-members of the Agona West Municipal Assembly have appealed to the Minister of Local Government and Rural Development to intervene for the payment of their balance of ex-gratia award.

Mr Ankomah Sey, a former Assemblyman and the spokesperson made the appeal when he addressed a news conference organised by the aggrieved ex-members at Agona Swedru in the Central Region.

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Collaboration is needed in providing court buildings

Every day, a number of people find themselves involved in one form of litigation or another. The issue could be a disagreement in a business transaction or some other social issue that needs settlement in a court of law.
To be able to perform to the expectation of the individual and the state, the Judiciary, one of the three arms of government, needs all resources to be able to meet the constant demand for the dispensation of justice, especially in a democratic society.

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Ghana Education Service honours four retired staff at Agona West

Four retired employees of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in the Agona West Municipal Education Office in the Central Region have been honoured for their contribution towards the development of education in the Municipality.

Made up of teaching and non-teaching staff, the retirees were presented with citations and parcels in recognition of their service.

They are Mr Kwodwo F. Ansong, Internal Auditor, Ms Dina Akosa Owiredu, Circuit Supervisor, Ms Elizabeth Mensah, Circuit Supervisor and Ms Grace Addo, storekeeper.

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25 Disabled women undergo skills training [Agona Swedru]

Twenty-five members of the women’s wing of the Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) in the Agona West municipality in the Central Region have benefitted from a two-day skills training to empower them to set up their own businesses.

The training, funded by the Agona West Municipal Assembly (AWMA), formed part of projects and programmes initiated by the assembly headed by the Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), Mrs Justina Marigold Assan, to support women’s groups in the municipality to acquire entrepreneurial skills to improve their standards of living.

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Agona East NADMO Plants Trees

The Agona East District Directorate of the National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) has undertaken the planting of acacia trees on school compounds and in communities to serve as windbreak.

Mr Dennis Armah-Frempong, the District Chief Executive (DCE) joined the officers of NADMO to also plant more than 100 trees along the banks of Ayensu River on the Agona Asafo/Kwesitwikrom road.

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