27.10.2018 Regional News

Suhum MCE Demands Fair Media Reportage On Municipality

By Kwesi Coomson || Suhum Eastern Region
Hon Margaret Darko Darkwa Hon Margaret Darko Darkwa
27.10.2018 LISTEN

The Suhum Municipal Chief Executive,( MCE) Hon Margaret Darko Darkwa has debunked a media report captioned "Suhum MCE blows GH 160,000 on 3-Unit classroom blocks" in one of the leading Print media and demanded fair reportage henceforth.

Speaking to the Punch, the softspoken MCE expressed her frustration on the front page of the newspaper despite making available documents relating to the 3-Unit classroom blocks only to be misrepresented on front page of The Crusading Guide of 15 October 2018 edition

We made available every documents relating to the 3-Unit project which indicated the total cost was GH 105,157.50 so I just can't understand how the reporter arrived at that outrageous GH 160,000 figure from" she demanded

"I believed the media is working for the betterment of every Ghanaian hence I don't expect it to drag the name of anyone in the mud unfairly when the facts have been provided" she added

She admonished the media to be fair and decorum with their reportage not to tarnish hard won reputation of all and sundry

On development, MCE Darkwa revealed that her outfit has chalked landmark stride in an area of school building, CHPS Compound, and other basic social interventions in the Municipality.

She said the Assembly has utilized part of its Internal Generated Funds(,IGF) to construct a 3-Units Classroom Block with Ancillary facility at the Amanhyia Roman Catholic school in the municipality

The Assembly also constructed a 6-Units classroom blocks with ancillary facility at Okanta town a suburb of Suhum with its share of District Development Funds, DDF

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