-President Akufo-Addo is expected to tour the Northern region this week
-MMDAs have been directed to contribute a total of GH130,000 for the tour
The scheduled tour of the Northern Region by President Nana Akufo-Addo this week will cost each of the 26 Metropolitan, Municipal and District Assemblies (MMDAs) GHC 5000.
This is according to a letter from the Northern Regional Coordinating Council sighted directing the MMDAs to raise the amounts for the three-day official visit.
The letter dated 29th September, 2017 and signed by one Alhassan Issahaku, Chief Director on behalf of the Regional Minister further gives 2nd October as the deadline for the payments of the respective amounts.
“His Excellency the President of the Republic of Ghana will undertake a 3-day tour of the region from 6th to 8th October, 2017.
In the bid to put together the required arrangements for a successful tour, each assembly is required to contribute and amount of Five Thousand Ghana Cedis (GH¢5,000) payable by Monday 2nd October, 2017”, the letter sighted by YEN.com.gh stated.
Below is a picture of the letter:
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