Whilst encouraging all to pull resources together to ensure revenue targets are met or exceeded, the Municipal Chief Executive of the Sissala east has demanded of assembly players to do more in the area of revenue generation.
Mr Karim Nanyua revealed that as of April 2019, 50% of targeted revenue has been mobilized and this was encouraging, he indicated.
“Statement from the Municipal Assembly shows that as of April 2019, Internal generated funds stood at 319,930.90 Ghana Cedis out of 673,094.48 Ghana Cedis target. This represents about 50% of the targeted revenue to be generated for 2019”.
The Assembly has also appealed to its members to work hard to ensure either the target is attained or exceeded.
This was revealed during the 1st Ordinary Session of the General Assembly on May 29, 2019, in the Assembly’s conference hall in Tumu. The Assembly pointed out its sources of funding to include: IGF, DDF, DACF, Assembly Investment and donor support.
Under the assembly, development projects the MCE added, that sites have been handed over for the construction of a storey building for Tumu Senior High The technical school which is about 40% complete and another one number boys dormitory for the same school boys with support from the Ghana Education Trust fund.
The assembly has also sent a proposal to the district development facility under 2016 DPAT fund seeking approval from the regional coordinating council for 300 metallic dual desks for basic schools, an extension of electricity to some parts of the Tumu municipality, construction of a 3-unit classroom block for Sakai, CHPS for Nankpawie, constructing of a 3-unit classroom for Tumu Girls model. The rest includes; drilling, testing and construction of 5 boreholes and opening up of Tumu town roads. “In addition5.7 km of Tumu town roads have been awarded by the urban roads for surfacing” MCE stated.