Sunyani Municipal Assembly Holds Third Ordinary Meeting of The 4th Session

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The Sunyani Municipal Assembly has held it's third ordinary meeting of

the 4th session at the Assembly's hall on Thursday, 30th October,


The Sunyani Municipal Assembly is one of the twenty-two (22)

districtsof the Brong Ahafo Region, Ghana. Its capital is Sunyani.

Hon. Kwasi Oppong Ababio, The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE),

presenting his situational report of the municipality said, So far the

Sunyani Municipality has enjoyed substantial degree of calmness and

peace since the beginning of the year and the Municipal Security

Council will work harder to maintain or improve on the peace and

security being enjoyed in the Municipality.

On Internally Generated Funds: The Municipal Assembly was able to

generate an amount of GHC 994,525.05 out of the projected amount of

GHC 1,339,564.70 for the year by the end of September, 2014. And this

constitutes 74.3% of the projected revenue.

According to the MCE, the Assembly spent GHC 941,448.19 out of the

projected expenditure of GHC 1,339,564.70, representing 70.3% of the

projected expenditure.


planted with 80 arms, covering 60 streets in the Municipality.

ROAD SECTOR: 47 urban roads are being implemented under the

supervision of the Department of Urban Roads with funding sourced from

the Road Fund.

Hon. Kwasi Oppong Ababio stated that, reshaping of Atronie

Junction–Nsagobesa Adiembra Feeder Roads has been completed and spot

improvement of Wawasua-Fawokro Feeder Road is also 60% completed.

WASTES TO ENERGY PROJECT: Hon. Ababio said, the Assembly has entered

into a Memorandum of Understanding with a Canadian Developer and

Investors to convert all solid waste generated in Sunyani municipality

and beyond into energy of not less than 25 mega watts.

"They would also build Solar Energy plant with capacity of 15 mega

watts. The combined output of the two energy plants to be based at the

landfill site is 40 mega watts at an estimated cost of Two Hundred and

Fifty Million United States Dollars (USD 250,000,000)."

He added that, the company, Northern Watertek, and its engineering

partner SNC-Lavalin from Canada, with Emphasis Global, their local

representative has agreed to finance the project to its completion

without any monetary contribution from Sunyani Municipal Assembly or

the Republic of Ghana.

BY: Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku (MR. KOK)

Kofi Oppong Kyekyeku

I am a Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist/Writer who has an interest in General News, Sports, Entertainment, Health, Lifestyle and many more.

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