Regional News of Sunday, 11 February 2018Source: citifmonline.comHundreds welcome Commission of Enquiry over creation of Bono East RegionSchool activities virtually came to halt as students show excitement over Bono East creationHundreds of residents from Wiase, Kwame Danso, Lemu, Bantama, PremuaseKajaji, Bassa, Abaase, Beposo and Yeji all in the Sene East, Sene West and Pru Districts of the Brong Ahafo Region, on Thursday poured onto the principal streets of their communities to welcome the Presidential Commission of Inquiry mandated to listen to views and reasons of petitioners asking for the creation of the Bono East Region out of existing Brong Ahafo Region. They wielded placards with inscriptions such as “Vote Yes for Bono Region”, “Bono East Agriculture will Improve”, “Bono East, New Region, Efficient Public Services”, “Ayikoo Leaders” among others. Pemampem Yaw Kagbrese appealed to residents to vote massively for YES at the referendum as a demonstration of their commitment and support for the creation of Bono East Region. He lamented the lack of development in their part of the region and hoped that the carving out of the Bono East region, will bring the desired development. The Commission will meet stakeholders in Nkoranza and Techiman before moving to engage petitioners for the creation of Ahafo Region on Tuesday 13th February, 2018.
Source: GhanaWeb February 11, 2018 06:33 UTC