The newly-elected Member of Parliament for Yendi in the December 7 2020 elections, Farouk Aliu Mahama who is also the son of former Vice President Alhaji Aliu Mahama, has assured that he will facilitate the extension of electricity coverage throughout Yendi.
He indicated that by 2024, the entire of Yendi will have electricity.
In an interview on TV3’s New Day Wednesday December 16 he said he indicated that he was working ton ensure development of the constituency even during the campaign season.
“I was able to create thirty boreholes as a Parliamentary candidate and the president is also working on that,” he said.
He added “We’re planning on extending electricity throughout Yendi and by 2024 I believe this will be done” he added
He further explained that there seems to be confusion about the duties of the MP and those of the District Chief Executive (DCE).
“It is good to educate people on the fact that the duties of the DCE are different from the duties of the MP but they work hand-in-hand.”
By Sheena Pankani|3news.com|Ghana