By;brightwebtv/nana asare barimah
In commemmoration of his 3rd enstoolment anniversary as the Chief of Boagyaa Kyekyewere in the Atwima Kwanwoma District of Ashanti Region, Nana Appiagyei Odanka has donated two projects he undertook simultaneously, a one-storey Police Station building and an ultra-modern Chief’s Palace to the Regional Police Command and the Kyekyewere community respectively.The well furnished police station costing GHC400,000 consists of a Conference Hall, an armoury, three cells, a store, four offices and a 2-room apartment attached to serve as the residence for the Station Officer. Nana Odanka also donated two motor-bikes costing GHC120,000 to facilitate the operations of the security personnel.
Built at the cost of GHC500,000,the magnificent palace was put up in memory of the past traditional leaders of the community, according to the Chief.
Commissioning the two projects, the Ashanti Regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah commended the efforts of the Chief for the splendid job implemented under three years of his enstoolment and described it as unprecedented and called on other traditional leaders to emulate him.
“A good leader always seeks the welfare of his people and Nana Odanka has demonstrated that quality”, the Minister stated.
Speaking at the occasion, the Ashanti Regional Police Commander, C.O.P.Kwasi Mensah Duku, disclosed the project is first of its kind in the region and also lauded the achievement of Nana, pointing out that most times it is the responsibility of the government to carry out such projects. According to him some Chiefs would sell lands meant for a project of this nature but the Chief in his wisdom has done the contrary. “Modern policing is a shared responsibility and urged the residents not to harbour criminals in their communities.
Addressing the gathering, Nana Appiagyei Odanka stated it took the Grace of God Almighty and the support of Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II as well as his community to achieve the feat.
“I doff my hat to the Regional Police Commander Mr.Duku for the encouragement given me in the course of the execution of the projects”,he stated.
Nana Odanka pointed out where there is Police presence crime cases are minimal. Other speakers included the District Chief Executive Nana Okyere Tawiah Antwi, among others.
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