BY: Salifu Adam-Jabu Savannah Region
The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Damongo Constituency and Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Hon. Samuel Abu Jinapor has commissioned a Member of Parliament office complex for the Damongo constituency on July, 18 2021.
The office complex will serve as a meeting place between the Member of Parliament and his constituents according to Hon. Abu Jinapor.
He said the office is opened to all persons in the Constituency irrespective of the political affiliation.
He further stated that the office construction and furnishing was part of a major campaign promise he made to the constituents during the 2020 election campaign. Mr Jinapor pledged to create the space for constituents to reach out to him in order for him to fully appreciate their concerns, preoccupations, and aspirations.
“In many cases, a simple audience, without more, makes a lot of difference to the ordinary constituent. This, I believe an MP’s Office will help facilitate.
Also, until such time that we are able to build a befitting Community Centre, this office will serve as a free Centre for all social events,”he added. The Damongo MP also said the premises is also opened to the general public for wedding and graduation ceremonies and other gatherings. He said an ultra modern community center construction is however underway.
Meanwhile, Special Qur’anic recitation was done by the Imams of the Larabanga Muslim community before the office of the Member of Parliament was opened. Hon. Jinapor asked for the blessings of God unto the Constituency and also to thanked the people of the Constituency for the confidence they have in him to be able to bring development to the people of the Damongo Constituency.
People present at the commissioning to support the Damongo MP, included Hon. Benito Owusu Bio, Deputy Minister for the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources, the Member of Parliament for Atwima Nwabiagya North constituency in the Ashanti Region andDeputy Minister for Lands and Natural Resources Hon. George Mireku Duker and the Member of Parliament for Tarkwa Nsuem.
Also in attendance were the New Patriotic Party (NPP) Savannah Regional and Damongo constituency executives.