VOTER REGISTRATION: CODA Storms Central Region, Distributes PPEs To EC Officials, Constituents
As part of measures of reducing the spread of coronavirus among the populace, Management of Coastal Development Authority (CODA) have distributed some Personal Protective Equipments (PPEs) to officials of the Electoral Commission and Constituents partaking in the voter registration exercise in some constituencies in the Central Region.
According to CODA, the gesture forms part of its social and cooperate responsibility of intensifying its public education on the pandemic and to distribute facemasks and hand sanitizers to constituents.
ThinkNewsOnline has gathered that on Sunday, July 19, the CODA Public Education Team led by its CEO and supported by the Memeber of Parliament (MP) for Mfantseman Constituency, Ekow Hayford visited Mfantseman Constituency to educate stakeholders on the safety protocols laid down by government and the need for all citizens to strictly adhere to these measures to stop the spread of coronavirus.
The two leaders also distributed facemasks and hand sanitizers as a gesture to ensure, primarily, that all stakeholders in the voter registration are protected while they go through the process.
The Team also went to Saltpond Market where traders were educated on the protocols and encouraged to protect themselves and their customers by complying with same directives.
Cape Coast South Constituency
The CODA Team continued to the Cape Coast South Constituency where Lawyer Jerry Ahmed Shaib was joined by the Mayor of Cape Coast, Ernest Arthur to visit voter registration centers to educate applicants and officials on the government measures on COVID-19 and shared some facemasks and hand sanitizers to the public.
The CEO later inspected an ongoing CODA-approved constituency-specific projects from allocations under one million dollars per constituency initiative being funded under the Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Programme (IPEP) of the Ministry of Special Development Initiatives (MSDI).
At Mfantseman Constituency, the CEO also made stops and inspected the ongoing construction of a modern durbar grounds with user-friendly facilities which when completed will accommodate the needs of all, including persons living with disabilities.
The project is said to be used as venue for major social and cultural events in Mfantseman Constituency.
Lawyer Shaib also inspected the ongoing construction of the Anafo Market in Cape Coast South Constituency.
The modern market when completed will have 277 lockable and open stalls with paved ground and a crèche.
At Yamoransa, Lawyer Jerry Ahmed Shaib visited an ongoing construction of an Insite market for Fante Kenkey sellers.
He also educated them on COVID-19 safety protocols and shared some facemasks and hand sanitizers to them.
He encouraged them to form a union to qualify for support from the CODA Credit Union.
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Story by: Joshua Kwabena Smith