As part of his familiarization tour of the Municipality, Honourable Umar Babs Bodinga (Alhaji), Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Abuakwa North, made a stop at the Cocoa Research Institute Of Ghana (CRIG) 8th February, 2022.
Honourable Umar Babs Bodinga meeting a section of executives of the institution (CRIG) led by Dr Richard Adu-Acheampong, Deputy Executive Director, said, his visit to introduce and familiarize himself with the institution.
He added that, his predecessor, Honourable Owusu Twum-Ampofo and the Municipal Assembly had a healthy relationship with Cocoa Research Institute Of Ghana and he is also coming to strengthen that ties for the socio-economic benefit of all for his doors are always opened and also expect same courtesy extended to him.
The Honourable MCE taking a swipe on the bad road networks in the Municipality, called on the Cocoa Research Institute Of Ghana to help the Assembly and the Member of Parliament , Honourable Gifty Twum-Ampofo, lobby for more Cocoa Road projects from COCOBOD to bridge the road deficit in the Municipality.
Honourable Umar Babs Bodinga (Alhaji) prayed Cocoa Research Institute Of Ghana support the Akyem Osiem, Afigya, fire victims as part of their cooperate social responsibilities.
Dr Richard Adu-Acheampong after giving a brief history of the institution, said, the Cocoa Research Institute Of Ghana will continue to work hand in hand with the Assembly for the Municipality’s development and the country as a whole.
He assured that, all the supplications from the Honourable Municipal Chief Executive will be forwarded to the appropriate quarters for consideration and prompt response especially the bad road networks which has being a worry of all.
Honourable Umar Babs Bodinga was accompanied by, Mr John Ankrah, Municipal Coordinating Director, Hon Asare Gyekye, Presiding Member, Mr Stephen Osei-Wusu, NADMO Director, section of the staff from the Municipal Assembly, some Sub Committee Chairmen and the Press.
By Nana Kwasi Asare