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Empowering women a key to building a stable economy

BY: Alifu Adam-Jabu Savannah

Member of Parliament for the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba constituency in the Savannah region, Hon. Andrew Dari Chiwitey has called on the people of his constituency to work together as a team to accelerate the socio-economic development of the area.
He urged the people to come together to help develop the constituency and better the lives of the people especially women to build the constituency and the nation at large.

He said; “There is the need to work together to achieve the goals of the constituency as I alone cannot work to solve all developmental challenges in the constituency”. He used the opportunity to appeal to parents in the area to take the education of their children seriously to enable them to become responsible citizens in the future.

The MP later donated 100 bags of cement towards the construction of a school project an initiative of the Women Association and assured them of his unflinching support. Bole Wura Sarfo Kutuge Feso (l), in his speech delivered on his behalf by Tuna Wura Isaac Dramani, noted that a peaceful community and working in harmony as a people is the surest way the Bole Traditional Area could attain the development status it desires.

Speaking on the this year’s theme “Formal education for socio economic liberation for women, Bole-awura also emphasized the need for women to stay empowered. Madam Agnes Naawnendoo, President of the Brifor Women’s Association, also addressing the assemabalge said, the main aim of the group is to bring all the Brifor women together under one unmbrella and work towards reducing poverty which she said is rampant among them.

Madam Agnes called on government and benevolent organisations as well as public spirited individuals to support the group. Mr Seidu Jeremiah C.E.O for Jackally Development also speaking at the event said that his NGO is working tirelessly in making sure that the lives and living conditions of women are improved upon in the region

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