01 March 2015

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on February 28, 2015

The Chief of Sagnarigu, Ambassador Yakubu Abdulai has directed, henceforth, anyone to put up a new house would have to plant trees.

This is to prevent the future rainstorm disaster that normally characterizes Northern Region during rainy season.

The Chief therefore appealed to the Sagnarigu District Chief Executive, Alhassan Mohammed Sorugudoo  and the Presiding Member, Mohammed Awal  to ensure that the assembly plants trees around the over fifty (50) acres he gave out to the assembly for the construction of administration block at Kpene.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on February 28, 2015

The Sagnarigu District Assembly has broken grounds for the construction of 1.6 million Ghana Cedis assembly administration block. The building when completed will have about 24 offices, a multipurpose hall for the assembly meetings and an administrative hall.

The contractor of the project is expected to complete the building within ten months. The district after it was carved out of Tamale Metropolis has been operating in rented premises while holding its ordinary meetings at the Tamale Senior High School Assembly Hall.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on February 28, 2015

The Ghana Hotel Association has been urged to take seriously the Tourism Development Fund created by the government.

The Chief of Sagnarigu, Naa Ambassador Yakubu Abdulai said it is not least surprising, considering the inextricable link in the fortunes of tourism and the hospitality industry in Ghana.

Naa Ambassador Yakubu Abdulai was speaking at the 8th Biennial General Conference of the Ghana Hotels Association in Tamale on the theme: “The Tourism Development Fund-Opportunities and Challenges”.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on February 26, 2015

French government has provided a financial support of one hundred and eighty thousand Ghana Cedis (180,000.00) for women engaged in micro processing in the Northern Region.

 The French Embassy in Ghana provided the support to the Ghana Developing Communities Association (GDCA), a local Nongovernmental Organization based in Tamale. The implementing organization also provided twenty-eighty thousand Ghana Cedis (28,000.00)

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on February 26, 2015
The Chief of Gushei in the Savelugu/Nanton Municipality of the Northern Region, Professor Alhassan Abubakari has urged government and stakeholders in Agricultural  sector to pay serious attention to irrigation farming in the region. 
According to professor Alhassan Abubakari, it would  save as a supplement during dry spells in order that the region can be  become competitive in rice production. 
Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on February 24, 2015

Ins pite of the Tamale Metropolitan Assembly directive that no tax should park in unauthorized place, some taxi drivers have decided to ignore the directive.

Their reasons are that, the main taxi rank was chocked and they have no option but to defy the city authorities derictive to transact their business.

Posted by Moses Kofi Yahaya on February 24, 2015

Sanitation Days in Ghana are well-intentioned events. However, lately they have sadly become obscene public spectacles where starched government bureaucrats and regional political chieftains strap on Wellington boots, don fatigues and with shovels in hand lead groups of clearly disinterested citizens to clean shoddily constructed drainage systems of mounds of waste.

Posted by Moses Kofi Yahaya on February 24, 2015

It is a well established truism that political parties that find themselves out of power for long periods of time predictably become desperate, lost and confused. Inevitably, they engage in activities, some positive, others just plain puerile, to draw attention to their forlornness. Recent activities of the main opposition party, the NPP fall within this realm.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on February 19, 2015

Tension is brewing at Gulkpe-Dungu in the Sagnarigu district of the Northern Region following attempt to sell a piece of land belonging Anglican Education Unit.

Pupils and teachers in the cluster of schools in the area  on Tuesday demonstrated against the decision of the Wulana in the community who they suspected of trying to demarcate the land for sell.

Posted by Mohammed Ibrahim on February 19, 2015
The President nominee for the district chief executive position for West Mamprusi, David Wuni has received hundred percent confirmation by the assembly members of the Walewale district assembly.
The 41-year old professional teacher was overwhelminly endorsed by all the  41 members present. Assembly members in the district rejected the two term former member of parliament for the area, Alhaji Iddrisu Alidu Zakaria manage to get 11 votes.
The assembly members maintained until a neutral person is nominated, they would not confirm him.  


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