The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of the La Dadekotopon Municipal Assembly, Hon. Solomon Kotey Nikoi has toured the area to ascertain the level of progress on various development projects in the municipality.
Escorted by a representative of the La Traditional Council, Nii Oten Granaky I, and staff of the Assembly, the first stop of the tour was the walled Royal Mausoleum which until recently had become a rubbish dumping ground.
He proceeded to inspect the completed and in-use two- storey GH¢7 million hundred percent Assembly funded La Market Complex, the La Presby Senior High S, School, the 1933 built La Home School, La Association Community Model Basic School, the Rangoon Camp “2” Basic School and the Chiringa Basic School at Burma Camp.
Hon. Kotey also inspected work on the two-storey residence for the MCE and ongoing drain works in the municipality ahead of the rainy season to avoid the perennial floods in the area.
Briefing the media after over five-hour tour, Hon. Kotey, who has been in office for a little over one year told the media that his administration was committed to changing the face of La
On education infrastructure, Hon. Kotey Nikoi said changing the environment of schools has effect on the performance of students, saying “education is the very key to this Assembly because we believe it is the only means by which our people can develop”.
To him, appointments to offices like his must be used to address challenges of the community to positively affect the lives of residents.
He declared this year as the year of Participatory Development which would rope in all enterprises and corporate institutions as part of their Corporate Social Responsibilities.
Recognizing that COVID – 19 might affect the revenue inflows of the Assembly, Hon. Kotey said other means, including property rates would be explored to support development in the area.
Impressed with the quality of the work output of the MCE in his short spell at the Assembly, Nii Oten Granaky I called for the support of Hon. Kotey and for him to be able do more for La.
” I commend you for doing wonderfully so well within this short period of time in office and behalf of the Traditional Authorities I appeal to the Presidency and the people of La to endorse another term for you to do more for Lamei.”