2023 BUDGET HEARING

The 2022 Regional Budget Hearing which was organized from Wednesday, 26th to Monday, 31st October, 2022 was held successfully.
At this event, the Ledzokuku Municipal Assembly hosted two other Assemblies namely; Krowor Municipal Assembly and Tema West Municipal Assembly as was mandatory for zone 5. The event took place at the Oak Plaza Hotel, Spintex.
The Budget Hearing is backed by the Public Financial Management Act, 2016(ACT 921), and Public Financial Management Regulations, (L.I. 2378).
Stakeholders from the Greater Accra Regional Coordinating Council, Local Government, Decentralization and Rural Development Ministry, and the Ministry of Finance were present to evaluate the effectiveness of the Implementation of Medium Term Development Plan (MTDP).

In attendance were also Civil Society Organizations, Opinion leaders, citizens of the state, as well as the media. This gave everyone the opportunity to have an open discourse and to scrutinize the Assemblies’ overall revenue and expenditure budget.

Municipal Education Director, Mrs Theresa Tetteh, We visited some Centres where Students within the Ledzokuku Municipality

With the company of the Municipal Education Director, Mrs Theresa Tetteh, We visited some Centres where Students within the Ledzokuku Municipality were assembled for the BECE Examination, earlier this morning.
We carried a message of inspiration and hope to accelerate their confidence in the writing of the Examination.
I wish all BECE Candidates in the Ledzokuku Municipality well.

TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR MUNICIPAL GUARDS

TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR MUNICIPAL GUARDS
Six newly employed Municipal Guards of the Ledzokuku Municipal Assembly have undertaken a five day training programme organised by the Human Resource Department of the Assembly.
The programme aims to equip the participants to be abreast with security situations in the Municipality and also to perform as security personnel.
Eric Kwabena Awuah a Deputy Coordinating Director who performed the opening ceremony challenged the participants to seriously take the training programme as it will help them during the performance of their duty. “Security is a very serious issue and must be treated us such” he added.
The exercise was coordinated by officers from the Ghana Police Academy and topics such as the role of law enforcement officers and the use of force, leadership and teamwork, traits of a good leader, problem solving skills, duties of a security officer and qualities of a security officer were discussed.

Thirty people living with disabilities in the LEDZOKUKU Municipal Assembly received various amounts of money from their share of the District Assembly common fund.

Thirty people living with disabilities in the LEDZOKUKU Municipal Assembly received various amounts of money from their share of the District Assembly common fund.
The Municipal Chief Executive, Mordecai Quarshie expressed government’s determination to improve the living conditions of PWDS.
He advised the beneficiaries to use the money given them in a manner that will alleviate their challenges
The chairman of social services subcommittee of the Assembly Hon Saint Kabu revealed that the Assembly is in process of establishing a wellness centre where they can have access to treatment of their medical challenges.
The Municipal Coordinating Director John Tsikor advised the recipients to invest the money into profitable ventures that would generate dividend

Assembly members of Ledzokuku Municipal Assembly has taken a decision to change the name of LEKMA Hospital to Teshie General Hospital

Assembly members of Ledzokuku Municipal Assembly has taken a decision to change the name of LEKMA Hospital to Teshie General Hospital. The decision was taken after a motion was accepted by members of the assembly at the second general meeting of the assembly.
The Municipal Chief executive, Mordecai Quarshie appealed to members of the Assembly to step up the campaign on payment of building permit fees.
He said most developers in the municipality failed to pay for or apply for building permit before undertaking development. He tasked members to take up challenge to spread the message. “We have to collect the money to enable the assembly undertake development projects” he stressed. He reminded them that payment of building permit has been regularised by the assembly and therefore those who have not paid or apply for it should come forward to do that.
He assured members that the Assembly is in the process to engage Department of Urban Roads to support the assembly. He reiterated that the roads would be fixed and new ones constructed.
The Member of Parliament for Ledzokuku constituency,Benjamin Ayiku, said he identified challenges that needed to be fixed. He mention roads and sanitation among others.
He said the road networks in the municipality are in bad shape with potholes. He tasked the roads engineer to work extra hard to fix the roads.
He expressed his willingness to support the Assembly anytime the need arises.