President John Dramani Mahama has kickstarted his 3-day ‘Accounting to the People’ tour of Eastern Region.
Addressing the chiefs and people of the Manya Krobo traditional area, the President explained the objective of his presence in the region as well as cataloguing the developments that the area is receiving under his administration in the areas of education, infrastructure, and health among others.
According to him, his government will not take the region for granted considering their support to the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) over the years.
In his welcome address, the Kono (paramount chief) of Manya Krobo, Nene Agbau Narh III commended President Mahama for fulfilling his 2012 campaign promises to the chiefs and people of the area.
The region is witnessing the construction of a public University as part of efforts by government to ensure that all ten regions get state universities.
For her part, the Regional Minister, Mavis Ama Frimpong, assured the President of the people’s resolve to support him and the NDC at all times.