General News of Monday, 17 September 2018
Special Development Initiatives Minister who is also the Awutu East constituency MP, Mavis Hawa Koomson, has slammed critics who have said the one-million per constituency promise by President Akufo-Addo has not been fulfilled.
The money, made available to the constituencies, is currently being used to finance developmental projects for the benefit of the people, she has posited.
Speaking to chiefs and people in her constituency, she admonished them to disregard any negative reportage and comments on the promise because the money, has been allocated and being used as planned.
She said “The ‘one million dollar for each constituency’ campaign promise by President Akufo-Addo is being implemented across the country and people are benefiting from it. “
“As I speak with you, contracts for the construction of boreholes and toilet facilities have been awarded across the constituencies and they are being financed through the ‘one million dollar for each constituency.’”
She also made reference to the dams being constructed in the northern part of Ghana, warehouses being constructed in Winneba and other projects.
The President she stressed will be accountable to Ghanaians hence the need for the chiefs and people to trust and support him.