Okudzeto Ablakwa, North Tongu MP’s 2022 Annual Performance Report 

Honourable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa
Honourable Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa

Summary of the 43 interventions Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa collectively achieved for North Tongu Constituency. 

Honorable Member of Parliament (MP) for North Tongu Constituency, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa shared his 2022 Annual Performance Report with the public.

In a report, he listed forty-three (43) attainments that were achieved collectively for his beloved constituency in 2022.

In addition, he praised all partners, collaborated NGOs, volunteers, and generous donors for making 2022 an impactful year for the people of North Tongu Constituency.

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Okudzeto Ablakwa, North Tongu MP’s 2022 Annual Performance Report 

1. 4th January, 2022 – Refurbishing North Tongu’s National Ambulance Service office by connecting potable water, providing a Poly Tank, desktop computer, and printer was executed.

2. 9th January, 2022 – Established the North Tongu Ambulance Service Fund for vulnerable patients.

3. 13th January, 2022 – Cement Donation to Tongu Pensioners for Construction of Multipurpose District Pensioners Building.

4. 17th January, 2022 – Free distribution of hundreds of school from our North Tongu Furniture & Footwear Bank (FFB) to public basic schools including the remotest ones ahead of reopening.

5. 24th January, 2022 – Hosted a non-partisan town hall on the controversial E-Levy Bill under the chairmanship of Togbe Azagba at the Royal Masito Hotel in Mepe. Participants voted 98.81% against the obnoxious E-Levy.

6. 7th February, 2022 – Embarked on a working tour and visited: SinoStone BioEthanol Manufacturing Company at Afaode; Inspected expansion work at St. Anne’s PolyClinic at Tagadzi; Engaged staff at the Volo Health Center and sponsored their emergency renovations; Assessed Progress of work on link roads initiated in Mellenu and Gborkope in Dorfor Traditional Area.

7. 13th February, 2022 – Organized a Mentorship Symposium at Vume.

8. 13th February, 2022 – Donated free footwear from their Furniture and Footwear Bank to the children of Adidokpoe and satellite communities.

9. Massive cleanup of Battor Catholic Hospital with the Volta Vandal’s Association.

10. 22nd March, 2022 – Donated his 2 Months Salary to National Service Personnel whose January and February allowances were in arrears.

11. 28th March, 2022 – Launched a Paid Internship Programme for Ghanaian medical students evacuated from Ukraine to volunteer at the Battor Catholic Hospital. Also provided free accommodation.

12. 10th April, 2022 – Commissioning of Sikor mechanized borehole project & Launching of MP’s Safe Water for Villages Project; Our target is to provide at least 100 mechanized boreholes for 100 hard-to-reach villages without access to potable water by 2023.

13. 21st April, 2022 – Donation of Samsung Galaxy Tablets to newly posted teachers working in remote villages of the North Tongu District.

14. 3rd May, 2022 – Donation of Bicycles and Helmets to selected Muslim female day students in long-distance JHS and SHS as a new MP’s intervention to promote girl child education in the zongos.

15. 8th May, 2022 – Abolished all charges victims of sexual offences are required to pay when they submit police medical forms for a doctor’s report. The MP’s office will reimburse all hospitals.

16. 11th June 2022 – North Tongu MP & Cuban Medical Brigade’s free medical outreach, free consultation & free medication.

17. 6th July, 2022 – Invited British High Commissioner, H.E. Harriet Thompson on an official tour of Juapong Textiles in renewed efforts to attract foreign investors to revamp the factory.

18. 6th July, 2022 – Free eye surgeries & provision of free eyeglasses for all 750 management & staff of Juapong Textiles Company Ltd.

19. 1st August 2022 – MP in collaboration with GIZ and Africa Skills Hub launch a new initiative focusing on Skills Training & providing Startup Capital for hundreds of my beloved youth as we empower & create jobs. Also donated HP Laptops to all 5 School Prefects of the 5 Senior High Schools (ABAST, BaSec, St. Kizito, DorSec & VoloSec).

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20. 4th August, 2022 – Donation of a Samsung tablet with free internet connectivity and a wide range of e-reading materials to adorable Samelia who represented the constituency in a regional reading championship.

She was subsequently placed on MP’s scholarship scheme and received a cash amount of GHS3,000.00.

21. 7th August, 2022 – Donation of another round of boxes of protective gear, gun thermometers, N95 masks, and sanitizers to Battor Catholic Hospital to assist with the COVID-19 fight.

22. 13th August 2022 – Cleared a fully loaded 40-foot container of medical equipment worth millions of Ghana Cedis shipped from the United States of America for the historic modern Surgical Theatre Project and other health facilities.

23. 18th August 2022 – Offered Special Discounts to North Tongu Rice Farmers
under the MP’s Combine Harvester Rice Tiller Services for Rice Farmers in the North Tongu Constituency.

24. 12th September 2022 – Refurbishment of Juapong Military Post after it was gutted by fire a few months ago, and subsequent donation of a 65″ flat screen TV, deep freezer, refrigerator, microwave & a 3,500L water tank.

25. 13th September, 2022 – Cut sod in Aveyime for the construction of a modern Kindergarten with staff offices which is now at 85% completion.

26. 26th September, 2022 – Ho Teaching Hospital and Volta Regional Health Directorate receive their share of my imported medical equipment and supplies.

27. 29th September, 2022 – Donation of medical equipment and supplies to Likpe Polytechnic in the unrepresentated SALL Constituency of the Oti Region.

28. 30th September, 2022 – Donation of medical equipment to the Neurosurgery Department of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital.

29. 8th October 2022 – Replacement of All dining furniture at Aveyime Battor Secondary Technical using local carpenters.

30. 15th October, 2022 – Partnership with the internationally acclaimed Dr. Michael Obeng and his RESTORE volunteer specialists to offer free plastic reconstructive surgery at the Ho Teaching Hospital which transformed 174 Ghanaian lives from various regions including my beloved North Tongu constituents.

31. 18th October, 2022 – Commissioning of our ultramodern fully equipped John Evans Atta Mills Surgical Block at the St. Anne’s Polyclinic in Tagadzi, Dorfor. Also re-equipped all health facilities in all 6 Traditional Areas of the constituency.

32. 24th October, 2022 – Launched a special initiative to replace all blackboards in public schools with marker boards. The first phase covering all JHS & SHS completed.

33. 30th November, 2022 –
Commissioned The Green Clinic Health Centre at Atsiekpoe in Battor Torgodo constructed by Stepping Stones for Africa Foundation & the MP’s Office.

34. 2nd December, 2022 – Supported the North Tongu Farmers’ Day Celebration with a cash donation of GHS10,000.00.

35. 11th December, 2022 – Paid a working visit to the Three Kings Special School and made a financial donation to cover feeding when management revealed that their outstanding feeding grant from the government was still in arrears.

36. 26th December 2022 – Free Medical Outreach in Juapong by the globally acclaimed Cuban Medical Brigade.

37. During the year under review, some 105 tertiary students benefited from the MP’s Scholarship Scheme.

38. Free Mock Examinations was sponsored by the MP’s office for BECE and WASSCE candidates.

39. Continued with the tradition of offering Free WASSCE Results Checking for all WASSCE Candidates.

40. We expanded Operation Brighten Every Corner (OBEC) with the installation of some 800 streetlights.

41. Sponsored all-year-round servicing of all School Buses; supported the District Education Directorate’s Budget as an MP’s priority institution & donated office computers to improve education service delivery.

42. Secured 4,000 hectares of land for a special Youth in Agric initiative.

43. The MP’s Free Medical Support for the financially handicapped and the aged at the Battor Catholic Hospital was also administered efficiently with some 60 constituents benefiting as they were discharged free of charge with the MP’s office responsible for their medical bills.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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