As part of his social intervention policy to reduce abject poverty among his people, the Member of Parliament for Chiana/Paga Constituency, Hon Thomas Adda Dalu, has donated over 100 bags of cement to women groups in the Constituency to help them put up meeting sheds.

According to the MP, the various women groups in the constituency have over the years played critical roles in the fight against poverty.

Speaking to EXPRESSNEWSGHANA in parliament on some social intervention policies, Hon Thomas Dalu said he pledged during his election campaign in 2020 to offer meaningful support to women in the constituency, hence the donation of bags of cement to put up structures for their meeting sheds.

Some of the communities’ women groups include Gwenia, Kafania, Kalivio, Saa, Kayoro, Sirigu, and individuals across the constituency as part of the social intervention.

Similarly, as part of his interest to rally the youths and to equip them with the opportunities to unlock their talents in sports discipline, Hon Dalu donated over 65 footballs to the various football clubs and other youth groups in the constituency.

The support, he added is part of his vision to ensure that, the youth do not remain idle while searching for jobs opportunities.

Other developmental and social interventions include the provision of fertilizer to a number of farmers for both rainy and dry season farming and have also supported in extending electricity to Asunia and some other deprived communities to boost the local economy.

Hon Thomas Addah Dalu

Additionally, Hon Dalu has launched a massive street lighting project in the constituency to help them combat crime and increase economic and other trading activities.

He said improved street lighting has widely proven to be an effective means of preventing crime in addition to the presence of police and other security services.

Residents in crime-ridden communities have over the years cried and demanded that the lighting be improved as it has been generally bears out that improved lighting reduces crime.

In recent times, armed robbery has been the most widely reported crime in the Constituency, resulting in the demands for street lighting to help improve visibility at night.

The MP believed that better street lighting could not only help reduce crime and disorder but would further boost economic activities at night, stressing that, people who operate roadside night businesses could stay for a longer period to cash in customers, most especially travelers and students.

He however assured the people of Chiana/Paga Constituency of his commitment to work hard to bring the needed development and asked for more support and prayers to deliver.


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