May 22, 2024

The  Asunafo South District in collaboration with the Safe Water Network has cut sod for the construction of a water station at Nobekwa of the Ahafo Region.

The project which cost $100,000 and funded by the Safe Water Network is aimed at providing drinking water for the community and its environs is sponsored by the Safe Water Network.

In an interview with Sulley Dramani, The District Chief executive for Asunafo south, Hon. Frank Aduse Poku, said “this project is a small town water system and says the cost of the project is shared among the District Assembly and Safe Water Network, the amount for the project is $100,000, the assembly will pay $15,000 and Safe Water Network will pay $85,000.”

According to him, the Asunafo South District Assembly will pay its share of the cost in three installments as he revealed that the assembly has already paid the first installment awaiting to pay the 2nd and 3rd installment.

Touching on the timeline for the Small Water Town Project, the District Chief Executive said, “we have given them 6 months to complete the project, by December, they should be done with the project.”

The Assistant Construction Manager of Safe Water  Network, Mr Kofi Peprah, urged members of the community to help them achieve their goal. “We expert the community to help us in protecting the pipes from being destroyed. sometimes when we bring the pipes, some ill intended person put gravels in them while some also steal the pipes.” he said

He however promised that his outfit will employ the indigents of the town when the need arises hence urged members of the community to avail themselves when their services are needed.

Some residents who spoke with Sulley Dramani shared their profound gratitude to the District Chief Executive and Safe Water Network as they strongly believe that the Small Town Water Project will go a long way in helping the community.

Source: Blankson