The Okaikwei North Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) has called for the strict observance of this year’s ban on drumming and noise making.
According to him, the ban which commenced on May 15 through to
June 15 is crucial to the celebration of the annual Homowo Festival.
He said the ban must be observed as a task force detailed to see it’s adherence have been deployed in the Municipality.
Honourable Laryea made the appeal during a community engagement with residents of Achimota in the Municipality.
The MCE expressed concern over the springing up of gaming Centres in the Municipality.
These Centres he emphasized prevents children of school going age from staying in class for lessons.
Mr. Laryea urged the community to stop open defecation which is bad for the health of the people in the community
Honourable Laryea stated that the Assembly would deal ruthlessly with houses without toilet facilities as well as dustbins for refuse
He disclosed that the Assembly takes a serious view of the situation where residents build on waterways, block public streets for weddings and parties and put metal containers at unapproved places without permits.
Honourable Laryea also tasked the community to urge persons with disability to come to the Assembly to register in order to access government grants.
He assured the community that plans are afoot to tar the road that leads to the Achimota market.
Participants’ questions ranged from abandoned government projects in the community, insanitary conditions in the area among others.
Present at the ceremony were Heads of Departments from the Assembly, the Chief of Achimota and his entourage, opinion leaders and other identifiable groups in the community.