Leadership of Battor Concerned Citizens for Development Association (BACCIDA) has served a notice inviting Youth Groups Head of Battor Traditional Area for an emergency meeting.
According to the Acting Chairman of Battor Concerned Citizens for Development Association (BACCIDA) Dr. Collins Asilevi, the meeting is slated to be attended by all leadership of Youth Groups in Battor Traditional Area.
He explained that, the major purpose of the meeting is to mobilize the Youth Groups to discuss plans towards the development of the Traditional Area.
Dr. Asilevi Collins and his acting executive officers believe that, it’s long overdue for Battor Traditional Area to be recognized among top developed and performing District Assemblies in Volta Region and Ghana.
The meeting is slated on Sunday, 28th August, 2022 at the Forecourt of Battor Community Watch Committee Office, Dordzikpoe at exactly 3pm.
Battor Concerned Citizens for Development Association (BACCIDA)
Battor Concerned Citizens for Development Association (BACCIDA) was revamped in 2016 purposely to champion the development of the Battor Traditional Area.
The concerned citizens of Battor Traditional Area in the North Tongu District of the Volta Region of the Republic of Ghana had form BACCIDA to promote social, cultural, physical and economical development of the people.
BACCIDA over the years had organized citizens to contribute to the development of Battor Traditional Area in various means.
Currently, Battor Concerned Citizens for Development Association (BACCIDA) is the only active Association in the Battor Traditional Area mobilizing the youth towards development.
Aims and objectives of BACCIDA
Some aims and objectives of the Association are;
1. To Coordinate and promote the total development of Battor by mobilizing all human and material resources both within and outside the Traditional Area for the provision of social and economic infrastructure in close collaboration with the Battor Traditional Council.
2. To promote and sustain cultural bonds of unity, goodwill and social cohesion among all Battor citizens and serve as a vehicle through which conflicts shall be resolved when they do occur.
3. To solicit for financial and material assistance within and outside the Traditional Area for the purposes of development of Battor.
4. To promote peace and goodwill balance with other Traditional Areas both in and outside Ghana in close consultation and collaboration with the Traditional Council.
5. To act as liaison between Battor and all Governmental and Non-Governmental Organizations whose programs and activities have bearing on that of BACCIDA and Battor.
6. To plan and organize an Annual Youth Festival in close collaboration with the Battor Traditional Council.
7. To assist in planning and organizing the Annual Hogbeza Festival in close collaboration with the Battor Traditional Council.
8. To set-up sub committees and adhoc committees if necessary, for the execution of BACCIDA programs, projects and activities.
9. To encourage every Battor Citizen living abroad and within Ghana to form link with Battor. That is there shall be opportunity for the creation of twin or correspondent city relationships with Battor for mutual benefits.
Members of BACCIDA
1. Membership is open to every citizen of Battor.
2. The BACCIDA may admit non-Battor citizens who have shown great interest in the development of Battor as Associate Members.
3. To be considered as an Associate Member, one must apply to BACCIDA in writing and such application for membership shall be approved by the Executive or any other body as determined by the Executive.