6 December 2012

Ghana: Ho Assembly Buys Pickups for Revenue Dept

The Ho Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Isaac Kodobisah, has commended personnel of the Revenue Department of the Assembly for their hard work and dedication to duty, which he said, made it possible for it to exceed its set target, and gave the assurance that the management of the Assembly was poised to transform the department.

Mr. Kodobisah explained that the Assembly depended much on the internally generated funds to embark on a number of development activities, therefore, the department served as one of the important sectors, and urged the personnel to keep on with the good works.

The MCE was addressing staff of the Assembly during the handing over ceremony of two pick-up vehicles, purchased through internally generated funds, to the revenue department to help promote revenue collection.

Mr. Kodobisah said the two vehicles, which cost GH¢134, 000, was necessitated by the improved services being rendered by the revenue staff, who the MCE stressed, continued to enhance their activities every year.

He also revealed that the Assembly had strategised to ensure a more vibrant service delivery at all departments.

He said the new vehicles would augment the existing ones to help facilitate rapid development in the area.

He added that the Town and Country Planning Department would also use the vehicles to help promote its activities of planning the Municipality into a well-designed modern community.

The Ho MCE said the Assembly, through its long term development plan, would ensure that the indiscriminate manner in which developers were putting up new structures would be stopped, and advised that developers should at all times seek technical advice from the Town and Country Planning Department to ensure that people follow the laid down rules and regulations.

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