The President of the Upper West Regional House of Chiefs, Kuoro Richard Babini Kanton VI has commended the Akuffo Addo’s administration for delivering its campaign promises and living up to the expections of the people.
He made this comment during his welcome address as Chairman at the sod-cutting ceremony of the 17 megawatt solar energy installation at Kaleo and Lawra orgnaised at Kaleo on February 4, 2020.
Kuoro Kanton VI particularly eulogises the president for his “unprecedented gargantuan flagship programmes you are bringing to bare on the lives of Ghanaians just within your first tenure of office”.
“We express our gratitude and sincerest appreciation to you, Mr. President for the relentless efforts you are putting into your administration to change the narrative or history of the Upper West Region and Ghana for that matter”.
According to him, these achievements by the government call for celebration noting that “the people of Ghana did not make a mistake voting you into office”.
He said the various policies and programmes being implemented by the government helped mitigated poverty in the region and nation as a whole.
He noted that, the installation of the 17 megawatt of Solar power in Kaleo and Lawra, both in the Upper West Region would change the energy mix in the region.
The Tumu Kuoro, described as good news, the compensation package given to the land owners on whose land the Solar energy would be installed.
Kuoro Kanton VI appealed to the government to consider and engage capable hands in the locality who have the technical know-how to benefit directly from the project.
“We note with pride the benefits of this project. It would create employment for the people of the Kaleo community and the region at large.”
He said the project will “further add to the energy requirements of the country and facilitate rural Electrification”.