The team proceeded to Nkaseim to inspect another 20-Seater WC toilet with mechanized borehole. The chief and the people of Nkaseim applauded the Authority for this magnificent toilet facility and pleaded for the immediate commissioning of the facility and requested for the construction of another toilet in the other part of the town.
From Nkaseim, the CEO and his team went to Hwidiem to inspect two 20-Seater WC toilets and the new girls dormitory the Authority is building for Hwidiem Senior High School.
A project site meeting was held in the school to ascertain the progress of work. Nananom became excited about this nice edifice and profusely thanked the government of Ghana and the Middle Belt Development Authority and asked for more developmental infrastructures from the MBDA to uplift the image of the district capital. The Headmaster of Hwidiem Senior High School, Mr. Oppong Francis, also commended the Authority and underscored the impacts of the new dormitory to the school. He said that, the new dormitory would increase the enrollment of girls in the boarding house.
Again, the attachment of house mistress' accommodation would promote and enhance effective monitoring of the students in the house.
He said the facility would promote and ensure improved sanitation in the school since it is provided with mechanized water system, modern Water closet toilets, and bathrooms. Moreover, the Headmaster emphasized that it would help in the decongestion of the overcrowded situation at the existing girls’ dormitory in the era of this Covid-19 pandemic in the country.
Finally, he touched on the school's 2020 WASSCE results and pleaded with the Middle Belt Development Authority and the government of Ghana to provide more infrastructures for the school to compete with other renowned schools in the country since the school produces very good WASSCE results.
Lastly, the CEO and his team went to Acherensua Senior High School to inspect the newly constructed girls dormitory and held site meeting with all the key stakeholders.
The headmaster of the school, Mr. John Yeboah, expressed joy and happiness and demonstrated his gratefulness to the government of Ghana and the Authority for giving this nice edifice to his school. He said that, the dormitory would be able to accommodate about two hundred and forty girls to ease the pressure on the old girls dormitory and it would also increase the number of toilet facilities in the school.Mr. Yeboah John further stated that the dormitory would go a long way to improve on the privacy of the girls and also ensure effective monitoring of students movements in the school since the dormitory is already fenced by its walls.
Lastly, the Headmaster made a passionate appeal to the Authority and humbly reiterated that the dormitory should be released to the school with immediate effect since the school needs it badly.
This was confirmed when the students of Acherensua Senior High School called on the CEO of Middle Belt Development Authority to commission the dormitory and hand over to them since they have already fixed their metal beds in the rooms.
During the press briefing segment of the monitoring exercise which took place at Acherensua SHS in the Asutifi-South District, the CEO of Middle Belt Development Authority told the media that the One Million Dollars per One Constituency fund is the source of funding for about One hundred and twenty-two(122) projects the MBDA is executing in Ahafo Region for the year 2020.
Again, he stressed on the importance for constructing the toilet facilities and the dormitories for the three educational institutions in the district. He added that the dormitories would increase the intake of students into the boarding house of these schools. Furthermore, he pleaded with Chiefs and Elders, the DCE for the district and the heads of the beneficiary institutions or the user agencies to manage and maintain the facility well by practically adopting maintenance culture to promote the future sustainability of the MBDA projects in the constituency.
In furtherance of the above, the CEO said the Authority would not sit back, but would embark on regular checks to see if the beneficiary institutions or communities are ensuring the longevity of these projects. He finally thanked the media and urged them to publish what they have come to witness about the Middle Belt Development Authority in Asutifi-South District and what the One Million Dollars per One Constituency fund has been utilized to produce for the Ghanaian people in the Asutifi-South District in the Ahafo Region.