THE Western Regional Coordinating Council (WRCC), last Thursday presented awards to 13 of its staff for their dedication to duty for the years 2006 and 2007.
In the senior category, Joseph Achim, an administrative officer, won the first prize of a deep freezer while Francis Acquah, an executive officer, won the second prize of a double-door refrigerator.
In the junior category, the first prize of a double door refrigerator went to Kwabena Darkwah, a driver, and Georgina Awuku, an executive officer, was presented with a single door refrigerator as the second prize.
The rest won awards which included ghetto blasters, colour television sets and gas cookers with ovens.
Speaking at the ceremony, Anthony Evans Amoah, the Western Regional Minister, asked personnel of the WRCC to re-double their efforts to enable the administration to complete its prog-rammes before the December election.
He said this year is an election year and that they should rectify lapses in the performance of their duties and improve on their productivity to move the region and the nation forward.
Mr Amoah said his administration was doing its best to improve upon their welfare adding that their suggestions and proposals were welcomed in that regard.
Kwesi Blay, the Deputy Regional Minister, advised workers to be punctual at work and assured that management of the council was making efforts to provide them with a Friday wear and uniform.