The District Chief Executive of Kwahu East District in the Eastern Region Mr. Isaac Agyapong has expressed gratitude to President Akufo Addo for the opportunity given to him to serve as the area DCE for the past three and half years under ruling New Patriotic Party government.
According to him, under his leadership as the DCE, he has worked towards the development of the Kwahu East District with a plethora of many completed and ongoing projects.
The humble DCE whom many are calling on the President to reappointed him, addressing the 3rd Ordinary General Assembly Meeting of the Fourth Kwahu-East District at the District Assembly Hall, Abetifi over the weekend outline the numerous development projects carried out since 2017.
He expressed profound appreciation to the Assembly Members, Traditional Authorities, Heads of Departments and other relevant stakeholders for their immense cooperation and support.
Isaac Agyapong said, on Education, he has constructed 22 different infrastructural projects in the Basic and Senior High Schools across the district.
He has expanded the School Feeding to cover additional 22 schools as against 12 schools since the establishment of the District in 2008 to 2016, procured and supplied 2,200 Mono and Dual desks to Basic schools also provided financial support to 780 students across the District.
On Health, he said he has managed to constructed 4 different CHPS compounds in four selected Communities constructed 30-bed capacity ward, constructed 1 Medical Diagnostic and Imaging Centre.
He added that under his stewardship, the Assembly has trained 150 Maternal and Child Health Promoters across the district as well as Providing of 10 hospital beds to selected health facilities.
On Water and Sanitation, has constructed 13 Institutional and Community Toilets, constructed 98 household toilets in selected Communities and 19 different Small water systems in selected Communities.
The Abetifi DCE accounting on the projects continues that on the rural electrification, 27 Communities has been connected to the National grid as well as supplied and Installed 600 pieces of Streetlights across the district.
Concern the Roads, he said they have managed to “Bituminous Surfacing of 34km of roads, additional 55km have been awarded on contract, also does routine Maintenance 220km feeder roads among others”.
Isaac Agyapong further retreated that through the
Social Protection programs, there has been an increased in the LEAP Beneficiaries households from 25 to 175, that is the addition of 150 households.
He added that the Assembly has been able to support 521 people living with disabilities and also registered 3000 people free onto the National Health Insurance Scheme.
He continued that the Assembly has also provided direct employment to 303 people through the Ghana Productive Safety Net Programme.
He concluded that they have been to commence the construction of District Administration Office Complex and also constructed 3 durbar Grounds in selected Communities.
Isaac Agyapong, an enthusiastic, energetic and hardworking young District Chief Executive for Kwahu East District has served as an Assembly Member for Bokuruwa Electoral Area for seven years and has taught as a teacher for eleven years at both Basic and second-cycle level.
He has a successful and consistent track record of achieving community developmental goals. He possesses extensive knowledge of local governance.
He has served as a chairman of the Development Planning Sub-Committee of the Kwahu East District and a member of the following Sub-Committees: Finance and Administration, Social Services, Executive committee and District Planning and coordinating unit.
Hon. Isaac Agyapong, holds Master of Science in Economics of Technology and Development from the University of Cape Coast, Bachelor of Arts degree in Management and Psychology from the University of Ghana, Diploma in Human Resource Management from Institute of Commercial Management, UK.
He also holds Teachers’ Certificate “A” from SDA Training College, Asokore Koforidua, had his secondary Education at Donkorkrom Agric Secondary School.
He has held several positions in NPP including Constituency Communications Officer, Ag. Constituency Youth Organizer and polling station Secretary in Abetifi Constituency.
He is a co-founder of Footprints365 Ghana.