Council of State member Atikpo delighted with creation of Guan District

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The Council of State Member representing the newly-created Oti Region, Richard Kings Atikpo has expressed his gratitude to government for the creation of the Guan District in the region.

The district which comprises the areas of Santrokofi, Akpafu, Lolobi and Likpe has been in the works since the creation of the region and was finally inaugurated last Friday October 8th,2021.

The event which was held at Likpe-Mate attracted people from all walks of life including the Minister of Local Government, Decentralisation and Rural Development Dan Botwe, Oti Regional Minister Joshua Makubu, Local Government Service boss Nana Ato Arthur, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Obed Yao Asamoah, Former National Security Adviser Lt Col Gbevlo Lartey, Paramount Chief of Likpe Traditional Area Nana Soglo Alloh IV amongst many others.

Speaking to the press after the event, Council of State Member Richard Kings Atikpo said he was very hopeful that the creation of the District would bring the much needed development in the area. Hon Atikpo who is a native of Akpafu called for their share of the national cake to transform the area.

“This is a virgin district and as is done in other jurisdictions, we are confident that resources, both human and capital would be deployed to the area. My people desperately need development and governments efforts would be very much appreciated in that regard.”

Other dignitaries present also called on government to help meet the aspirations of the people.

Source: 3news.com|Ghana