Following an appeal made by the Bole Traditional Council for the provision OF a vehicle to the Bole Nurses Training College, President Mahama has donated a 33-seater bus to the School.
The presentation of the bus with registration number GW 4687 -16 was made to the College on behalf of the President by the DCE for Bole, James Jaaga and the NDC Parliamentary candidate for Bole-Bamboi, Alhaji Yusif Sulemana. GBC’s Emmanuel Mensah-Abludo reports that Alhaji Sulemana, who is popularly known as “Ori”, first handed the keys to the DCE, Mr. Jaaga who in turn presented them to the Principal of the College, Mrs. Christiana Terbori.
Handing over the bus, Mr. Jaaga said the presentation of the bus is anchored on President Mahama’s agenda of improving the lives of the people and hoped the support would help the school to further deliver better results.
The DCE announced that a new site had been acquired to relocate the College to its permanent campus. Taking delivery of the bus, the Principal of the Bole NTC, Mrs. Christiana Terbori, who was visibly beside herself with joy, expressed appreciation to President Mahama and the NDC government for the support, saying the School has been in existence for a number of years without a means of transport but the President’s gesture has filled that vacuum.
Mrs. Terbori observed the vehicle will enable the school to up its game in service delivery in the Bole community as well as help the students in their educational programs all over the Northern Region. She gave an assurance an assurance that the vehicle will be put to good use.
The NDC Parliamentary candidate for Bole-Bamboi, Alhaji Yusif Sulemana also used the occasion to present ten hospital beds to the Bole District Directorate of Health for distribution to some selected Community based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds in the Bole District.
Some of the beneficiary CHPS compounds are in Kwame-Kwesi, Mankuma, Mandari, Kakupe, Kalidu, Wakawaka and Chebrinyua.
Touching on the elections, Mr. Sulemana pointed out that the low voter turn-out and rejected ballots were two key challenges in previous elections in the constituency and entreated the people to help surmount the challenges as well as declare 7th December 2016 as “John Mahama Day” and come out massively to cast their votes.
The Takalipewura Nyadia who represented the Bolewura, A. J. Mahama Awuladesey Pontinpro at the ceremony stated that members of the Bole Traditional Council were “overwhelmed” when the DCE informed them that President Mahama donated a bus to be presented to Bole NTC as a result of their appeal.