Dr. Minta Nyarku pledges support to Kakumdo CHPS Compound

Politics Dr. Minta Nyarku pledges support to Kakumdo CHPS Compound
APR 29, 2022 LISTEN

The Member of Parliament for Cape Coast North, Dr. Kwamena Minta Nyarku has paid a working visit to the Kakumdo Community CHPS compound and pledged support to make it more functional.

"It's my dream to support my constituents to enjoy better living conditions. So when I had a distress call and received videos of the CHIP compound, I had to come to ascertain things for myself," he stated.

He added that, now that he has acquainted himself with the challenges facing the facility he will organise himself to come to their aid.

Welcoming the MP and his entourage to the facility, Nana Aikins, the Development Chief who represented Nana Ebu IV, Chief of Kakumdo Community, reiterated that, "It is true the facility needs some assistance and we are elated to have the MP come to have a look at it".

He added, "It's the vision of the chief to get this facility completed to able to provide services to the inhabitants and its environs."

Kakumdo chief noted, "Intends to elevate the CHIP compound to a clinic status to help serve his community better".

Jemima Effah Hinneh, the Registered Community Health Nurse (RCHN) at the CHPS compound who took the MP round shared, "Our major problem is lack of security and that affects our ability to deliver healthcare at night because we get scared to come out to check who is knocking on our doors."

The RCHN appealed to the MP to help them get a ventilator for the septic tank and also to cover it properly. "We also need a place to help us dispose of placenta after delivery".

The Kakumdo CHPS compound lacks basic facilities such as hospital beds, mattresses, chairs, tables, TV sets, curtains, infusion stands, fans and many more essentials.

Dr. Kwamena Minta Nyarku affectionately called Ragga also took the opportunity to visit the Kakumdo 12 Apostles Church to thank them for their support during the election 2020.

The MP was accompanied by the acting NDC chairman for the Cape Coast North Constituency, Dr. Shaibu Akanssiseh and other party faithfuls.

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