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Amansie South District Assembly Inaugurates Area Council.

 

Local governance and participatory democracy have been given a major boost in the Amansie south District of Ashanti region with inauguration of Area Council in the district.

Speaking at the colourful ceremony at the assembly today, the District chief Executive Hon Clement Opoku Gyamfi (CID) said
‘Today’s inauguration of the Area Councils is to set the tone for popular participation in decision making.
This will help the Assembly in its effective planning, budgeting and monitoring and also ensure proper accountability and transparency’.

The DCE said the Assembly has outlined some revenue items to be ceded to the Town and Area Councils for collection on behalf of the Assembly and entreated the members of the Council to work hard to help enhance the revenue flow of the Assembly.

He called on the chiefs, community members and Assembly members to give their support to the Council to enable them contribute positively to the development of the Assembly.

The chiefs in the area, called on their sub chiefs to rally behind the Councils as they execute their functions.

However the Chairman of the Area Council, said the Council would put in place appropriate committees to ensure that revenue collectors do not divert collected revenues meant for the Assembly.

Story By: Simon opoku Afriyie Otec fm/ choicenewsonline.com

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