The Divisional Chief of Prestea-Himan in the Prestea Huni-Valley Municipality of the Western Region, Nana Nteboah Prah IV has appealed to the Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia to help his area to get an asphalt road since Prestea is the third largest contributor of gold in Ghana.
The divisional chief made this passionate appeal during a courtesy call on him by the vice president Dr. Alhaji Mahamudu Bawumia as part of his official visit to prestea.
Nana Nteboah commended the NPP government for introducing the Free Senior High School policy and the Nation Builders Corps, (NABCO) for the growth of the country.
He also appealed to the vice president to intervene in reviving the collapsed state owned mining company, Prestea Sankofa Gold especially as workers of the company have not received their salary for over a year now, while work is halted.
He noted that the road networks in the Municipality are very terrible especially the one at Himan and therefore said need to be done to facelift the area.
On his part, Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Alhaji Bawumia thanked the Chief and his people for the kind reception and assured of helping resolve their problems.
He advised the Muslims to be holy through the period of the Ramadan and stay away from evil.
The vice president also appealed to them to use the holy month of Ramadan to pray steadfastly for the country and the NPP government led by President Akufo-Addo.
The Vice President took the opportunity to worship with Prestea Central Mosque and donated one thousand bags of cement to Prestea Central Mosque.