The Hohoe Municipal Assembly has a held a townhall meeting for citizens in the Alavanyo traditional area to help improve the level of citizens’ engagement with state and non-state actors.
Mr Daniel Noble Awume, Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), speaking at alavanyo kpeme, noted that the meeting sought to promote and strengthen accountability and support the inclusion of sub-structures and traditional authorities in local governance.
He said the engagement also provided the platform for the citizenry to get information about some projects carried out in their communities and the Municipality as a whole.
Mr Awume said the engagement provided the platform for duty bearers to inform stakeholders of developmental issues and government policies for informed decision making.
He noted that the covid-19 pandemic had affected businesses in the country and expressed the hope the nation would bounce back for the needed developments.
Some concerns from the participants involved the reconstruction of the Gbi-Wegbe bridge, bad nature of roads, construction of a police post, mini-hydro, education and health concerns.
Togbega Tsedze Atakora VII, Paramount Chief of the Alavanyo Traditional Area, commended the Assembly for the initiative while calling for urgent attention to issues raised by the citizens of the area.