The ‘Grassroots Open Government Using New Digital Tools’ Project is intended to enhance communication and information sharing between citizens and the local government in Ada East District. The project focuses on public service delivery in the areas of Health, Education and Sanitation.
The Project uses an integrated set of tested tools namely: an interactive online platform which is integrated with Mobile App, SMS, and traditional media such as Public forums, community radio and TV stations in the Ada East District.
This platform is to allow concerned citizens have a voice in how resources allocated for development are prudently utilised to eradicate poverty and stimulate wealth creation.
|Location||Amount Allocated (GHS)||Description||Indicators||Monitoring Year||Fund Source||Department|
|Central Administration||10,000.00||Develop data bank software for water and sanitation needs||Data bank software developed||2017||IGF||Wa Municipal Assembly, NGOs, Zoomlion|
|Municipal Wide||15,000.00||Creation of WATSAN Committees at community level||WATSAN committees created in every community||2017||GOG||Wa Municipal Assembly|
|Islamic Snr.High,Busa and Wood Workers-Nakori||90,000.00||Mechanization of 2 no boreholes||2 no boreholes Drilled/Mechanized||2017||Donor||Wa Municipal Assembly, WaterAid|
|Tampalipaani,Douri(3),Kongpaala,Chegli,Singbopong,Dapouha,..............||90,000.00||Rehabilitation of faulty water and sanitation facilities||Rehabilitated water and sanitation facility||2017||Wa Municipal Assembly, NGOs|
|Municipal Wide||180,000.00||Creation of new dumping sites||4 dumping sites created||2017||GOG|
|Municipal Wide||200,000.00||Acquire additional communal waste containers||20 waste containers acquired||2017||GOG||Wa Municipal Assembly, Zoomlion|
|Municipal Wide||100,000.00||Public education to construct household toilet facilities||quarterly radio programmes||2017||GOG||Wa Municipal Assembly, Zoomlion|
|Tampieni, Gurumuni, Dandafuro, Kagu, Nakori......||500,000.00||Construction of additional bore holes||60 bore holes constructed||2017||GOG||Wa Municipal Assembly, NGOs|
|Wa township||2,000,000.00||Expansion of existing town water system||expansion carried out||2017||GOG||Wa Municipal Assembly|
|Municipal Wide||10,000.00||Public education on the effects of open defecation||Public education conducted||2017||GOG||Wa Municipal Assembly|
|Tendamba/ Nuriya JHS, School for the blind,||300,000||Construction of 6no.Institutional latrines||6no.Institutional latrines constructed||2017||GOG||Wa Municipal Assembly, WaterAid|
|Woodworkes at Nakori,Wa New Market||480,000.00||Construction of 4 No. 10 WC Toilets and mehanised boreholes||4 No. 10 WC Toilets and mehanised boreholes constructed||2017||GOG||Wa Municipal Assembly|
|Location||Amount Allocated (GHS)||Description||Indicators||Monitoring Year||Fund Source|
|Nyagli,Konjiahi, Huriya school,Nakori Primary Tampieni, Gurumuni, Kagu,SDA,Nakori JHS||4,650,000.00||Construct 10 no.3 units classrooms for KG,5no.3unit classrooms for primary,5no.3unit classrooms for JHS||45 classrooms constructed||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Tendamba JHS,Fongo E/A Pri.||220,000.00||Rehabilitation of 6 no Schools||6 No. Schools Rehabilitated||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Municipal Wide||90,000||Acquire computers for schools and office staffs||60 computers acquired||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Municipal Wide||10,000.00||Build capacity of tutors on ICT||182 teachers trained on ICT||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Municipal Wide||Expand school feeding programme||5 schools added to school feeding programme||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Municipal Wide||3,000||Monitoring of girl-child enrolment and retention at schools||20 Monitoring done||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Municipal Wide||170,000.00||Construction of 3-bedroom bungalow for Municipal GES Director and furnishing||3-bedroom bungalow for Municipal GES Director and furnishing done||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Municipal Wide||10,000.00||Provide teaching and learning materials for teachers and students||182 schools provided with teaching and learning materials||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Municipal Wide||20,000.00||Build capacity of teachers by granting them study leave with pay||120 teachers granted with study leave with pay||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Municipal Wide||10,000.00||organize refresher training for teachers on lesson preparation and delivery||4 refresher course organized||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Municipal Wide||2,000.00||organize an induction course for newly trained teachers on lesson notes preparation and delivery||4 induction course organized||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Municipal Wide||3,000.00||organize quarterly refresher workshop for stakeholders on school performance improvement plan||16 stakeholders workshop organized||2017||GOG, Donor|
|Location||Amount Allocated (GHS)||Description||Indicators||Fund Source||Department|
|Sub-Municipal||600,000.00||Construct 3 CHPS compounds||3 CHPS compounds Constructed||GOG, IGF, Donor||Wa Municipal Assemble, Health|
|3 CHPS||60,000.00||Construct accessible road to some health facilities||3 accessible roads constructed||GOG||Wa Municipal Assemble, Health|
|In Service Training Centre||16,000.00||Train CHOs to mine CHPS compounds||30 CHOs trained on referals and other methods||GOG, Donor||Health, Wa Municipal Assembly|
|Municipal Health Administration||33,638.00||Refresher training for old staffs to update their knowledge on current health issues||100 technical staff orientated||Donor||Health, Wa Municipal Assembly|
|Municipal Health Administration||20,182.00||Orientation for new staffs on GHS ethics for quality health service delivery||120 new staffs orientated||Donor||Health, Wa Municipal Assembly|
|Municipal Health Administration||8,000.00||Provide incentive package for the training of midwives and Physician assistance||10 critical staff trained||GOG, IGF, Donor||Wa Municipal Assemble, Health|
|Facility level||4,000.00||organize monthly pregnancy classes||48 pregnancy classes organized for each clinic||GOG, Donor||Health|
|Community Level||8,000.00||organize quarterly durbars on maternal and infants health issues at all communities||4 durbars organized at each community||GOG, Donor||Health|
|Facility level||2,000.00||Audit and quarterly implement all stillbirths recommendation||All stillbirths audited and recommendation implemented||IGF, Donor||Health|
|Wa||8,000.00||organize quarterly meetings with stakeholders to sensitize them on HIV/AIDS||16 meetings organised at each community||GOG, Donor||Health|
|Community Level||2,000.00||Conduct quarterly monitoring to TB patients||4 quaterly monitoring done||GOG, Donor||Health|
|Radio/FM stations||3,000.00||organize monthly radio discussions on the stigmatization and discrimination against HIV/AIDS||12 radio discussions held||Donor||Health|
The Ada East District Assembly was established in the year 1989 with Legislative Instrument (L.I. 1491) however, due to the creation of the Ada West District in 2012 the Legislative Instrument changed to L.I. 2130. The District Assembly is made up of eleven (11) Decentralized Departments; Thirty Seven (37) Members of the Assembly and three (3) Area Councils.
The Ada East District is situated in the Eastern part of the Greater Accra Region and its capital is Ada-Foah. The total land area of the District is about 289.78 square km, which represents almost 8.93% of the total land size of the Greater Accra Region. It can be located between latitudes 5°45’S and 6°00’N and Longitude 0°20’W and 0°35’E.
The Ada East District has a population of 71,671 people with females slightly outnumbering their male counterparts. The 2010 Population and Housing Census put the female population of the district at 37,659 representing 52.54 per cent of the total district population. The male population was at 34,012 representing 47.46 per cent.
To be among leading institutions in ensuring a satisfactory service delivery to encourage investor friendliness within people in the District and beyond.
The Ada East District Assembly exists to facilitate the improvement of life of the people in the Assembly’s area of jurisdiction through equitable provision of services for the total development of the District within the context of Good Governance.
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Constituency: Tamale South
Region: Northern Region
Parliamentary Seat: Majority
Date of Birth: September 8, 1970
Hometown: Tamale, Northern Region
Highest Education: BA (Sociology). UG, 1997; BL (GSL), 2002
Last Employment: Partner, Law Trust Company, Accra; MP (January, 2005 to date-3rd term)
Marital Status: Married (with four children)