The newly appointed Chief Executive Officer officer of the zongo development fund Mr Arafat Sulemana Abdulai has kicked started projects validation in the Ashanti region. Agogo zongo was the first to receive it share of the national cake, two kilometers road to be constructed, extension of pipe born water, to every household within the zongo, construction of D6 primary school.
Mr Arafat Sulemana Abdulai in his office
The validation tour was to enable the CEO ascertain the necessary infrastructural challenges and areas where those projects were earmarked are executed to the benefit of the Zongo communities.
Nsuam zongo is a community within the Bosome Freho District were not left out , sod cutting of a six units class room was done, the chief and Imans of the zongo were grateful to the zongo development fund and the Akufo-Addo led government for everybody is left out in the share of the national cake. Other benefitted districts includes Asokore Mampong, Antwima Mponua, Ejura, Adansi Asokwa, Bosomtwe,Nkawie, Amansia Manhye north.
Earlier this year, The Ministry of Inner Cities and Zongo Development said it was about to disburse funds from the Zongo Development Fund (ZDF) captured in the 2019 Budget, for the commencement of infrastructural developments at the Zongo communities in the country.
This follows the signing of the 2019 Commencement Warrant for the Zongo Development Ministry, to officially draw funds from the Zongo Development Fund for the provision of some infrastructure projects at the country’s Zongos.
The fund will be used to provide water, rehabilitate school blocks and build new ones, desks for Islamic schools and rehabilitate tertiary drains to help resolve the challenges that bedevil the Zongo communities.