Kingsley Mamore, GNA
Kpassa (O/R), Feb.
29, GNA – Ubor Konja Tasun VI, Paramount Chief of Kpassa in the Nkwanta North
District of the Oti Region has appealed to government to establish a military
barracks in the area to help secure the border district, and maintain law and
He said a military
garrison there would be strategic to efforts at neutralising the treat of
conflict in the Northern parts of the country, and would satisfy the
President’s commitment to the even distribution of infrastructure across the
Ubor Tasun made the
appeal when Nana Owusu Yebaoh, Oti Regional Minister, paid a courtesy call on
him during a familiarization tour of the Region.
“When the President
presented the Constitutional Instruments to the heads of delegations of the
newly created regions, he indicated that developmental projects would not be
centered only at the regional capitals.
“It is therefore our
wish that Kpassa would host the military barracks,” he said.
The Paramount Chief
also called on government to provide them with a district hospital, saying,
people from the area had to journey long distances to access advanced
Mr Jackson Jakayi,
District Chief Executive said the state of roads in the District placed
respiratory tract diseases on top of the 10 health complications dominating Out
Patient Department attendances.
appealed to government to add roads in the District to the ongoing projects in
Minister called for continued collaboration among the people and their chiefs
towards supporting government in developing the area.
He said Oti, as a
young Region, required extra efforts at development, and that its people must
endeavour to maintain positive outlooks so as to be able to attract investors.