The Member of Parliament (MP) for Sissala East Constituency in the Upper West Region, Amidu Issahaku Chinna, has rubbish claims that he used state funds in building an office in his constituency.
“I haven’t embezzled any state funds as a Deputy Upper West Regional Minister and the Deputy Minister of Sanitation and Water Resources so stop the falsehood and let’s built the constituency together,” he has urged.
The Minister made this statement when he officially opened an office for the Member of Parliament in the Municipality for the constituents to be able to have easy access to him.
According to him, as an MP, he had made some significant changes in the health and education areas in the constituency.
He presented 50 anti-snake bite serums to the Tumu Municipal Hospital to help manage cases in the area, and presented 70 pieces of street lights to the Municipal Health Directorate for onward distribution to the Tumu Midwifery Training School, health centers and Community-based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) compounds across Sissala East Municipality.
The Deputy Minister also donated two projectors and two routers to the Tumu Midwifery Training College to aid in teaching and learning.
He further donated medical equipment to the Tumu Hospital – Pulse oxymether , B/P apparatus digital, B/P apparatus wrist, Gun Thermometer, Weighing scales, Flexible rubber digital Thermometer, Blood glucose monitor with 50 strips, Lancets.
In the area of education, the MP donated four tyres for the new Ghana Education Service (GES) pick-up vehicle, and also gave a cash amount of GH¢5,000 to pay for the rehabilitation of the old pick-up vehicle.
Mr. Chinna presented 60 pieces of street lights to the GES office for onward distribution to Kanton Senior High School (SHS), Tumu Secondary Technical, St. Clares Vocational Institute, and Tumu Teacher Training College.
He constructed and handed over a six-unit classroom block for Nabugubelle, three-unit classroom block for Bugubelle, and drilled and installed five boreholes in four communities, which were Sakai – two, Guosi Lower – one, Gbenebisi – one, and Nabulo – one.
The MP supported a young lady in Medical School, who is pursuing a six-years Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of Cape Coast, with GH¢7,000 for payment of first year fees, a new laptop, and promise to continue payment of the fees on a yearly basis.
In the area of security, he supported the Municipal Ghana National Fire Service office with fuel amounting to GH¢2,800 to enable them carry out their work efficiently, and the Police Service with GH¢4,000 to carry out repairs and maintenances work on the patrol car.