Stephen Akwetey To Invest GH1-Million Into Health And Education Fund


The Former Greater Accra Regional Chairman Aspirant of the National Democratic Congress NDC, Stephen Akwetey has reiterated commitment to invest in the ongoing project he outlines, as part of the promises he made towards the campaign.

At a news conference in Accra, he stated that since health and education plays a vital role towards the development of Ghana an amount of Gh 1 million has been allocated to these sectors because this fund is meant to care for the needs of brilliant but the poor party activists and their dependents.

The funds which operate independent of the leadership of the region, he said will be managed by a board which be out- doored and inaugurated soon. Followed by a comprehensive training seminar for all constituency executives in the order to properly orient all stakeholders on the utilization of the fund.

He touched on the ongoing construction of the constituency offices with respect to the current Shai-Osudoku site, inasmuch as the Obom-Domeabra site has received building equipment to begin work with land title and other necessary documentation for the other constituencies are being processed.

Stephen Akwetey emphasized on the one thousand acres of land for Agriculture business which is intended to offer the constituencies the opportunity to raise funds for the running of their offices and the party’s activities.

He stressed on the need to create more jobs for party activists in all constituencies though there is ongoing registration of business entities for the purpose also giving respectable incomes to the people.

Again as part of his project which is the youth and women movement agenda as a programme intended to into the collective energies of all constituency and branch youth organizers and their colleague branch and constituency women organizer to create a mass, vibrant and influential youth and women movement.

On the integration of TEIN members into constituency activities, he said this programme aims at ensuring that the members of the Tertiary Educational Institutions Network (TEIN) of the NDC on various campuses are properly drafted and integrated into their respective constituencies and branches after their courses of study.

“That notwithstanding, let me assure all members of the NDC in the Greater Accra region that for the first in our political history, I, Comrade Stephen Akwetey will continue with all the projects I have started, even though I did not win the election”

He, therefore, called on ranking members and all to fully lend their support and commitment to the president, his excellency John Dramani Mahama as he embarked upon the Better Ghana Agenda to improve the socio-economic conditions of the people in the these country.

“I do not intend to run any parallel leadership structure in the region through the execution of these projects and programme because my objective is a noble one, borne out of these my unbridled loyalty, dedication and allegiance to the great NDC and this is only aimed at contributing my quota to the development of the party,” he stated.

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