The Executives of Dormaaman Mpuntuo Youth Association on Tuesday, 11th March, 2021 visited five institutions to interact with leaders and presented PPEs to them in DormaaAhenkro, Bono Region of Ghana.
The institutions visited included Municipal Police Command, Forest Services Division, Circuit Court, National Intelligence Bureau, and Market Women.
The purpose of the visit was to ascertain first hand information on difficulties faced by these institutions and how best to resolve those difficulties.
At the Municipal Police Command, the Municipal Police Commander, Mr. Boakye Ansah was happy to receive the delegation and expressed his willingness to work with the youth group and advised the youth leadership to engage the youth to desist from drug abuse and robbery which is prevalent among the Youth.
The youth leadership was also thankful to the police for the good reception accorded them and promised to collaborate with the police to ensure that there is peace in the Municipality.
At the Forest Services Division, the group was received by Mr. Ebenezer Mensah, the manager. The manager was happy to have met the youth group and assured them of his preparedness to team up with the youth to fight illegal logging in the Forest.
He was not happy with the activities of illegal chainsaw operators whose activities has led to massive loss of our forest vegetation and warned those involved to stay away from it to avoid arrest.
He made a request to the youth to team up with them to plant trees along the major roads in Dormaa.
This project is an initiative Osagyefo Oseadeyo Dr. Agyemang Badu II, the Omanhene of Dormaa Traditional Area. The Youth embraced the idea and assured the manager of their cooperation to ensure the project is successfully executed.
The youth group continued to the Circuit Court and donated Covid-19 items which was received by the registrar. The registrar thanked the group and encouraged the them to continue with the good work and advised the youth leadership to advise their members not to indulge in social vices that will end them with the grips of the law, because the laws are no respecter of persons.
The youth leadership also visited Dormaa main market to have interaction with the Market Women Association.
It was evident from the market that, the sellers had thrown Covid-19 protocols to the dogs. There was no social distancing, no wearing of mask and veronica buckets were absent in the market.
The youth president, Mr. Collins Twumasi took the opportunity to engage the market women and sensitised them on the need to observe the safety protocols to stay safe of catching the virus.
The youth leadership presented two boxes of hand sanitisers and two hundred pieces of nose masks to the leader of the market women association, Mrs. Assoh who on behalf of their association thanked the youth group and assured them henceforth, their readiness of observing the safety protocols at the market will be championed.
The youth leadership ended their visit at popular youth joints namely “ABB Parliament House”, “Mangala Street”, and “18 Mu Boys” and donated nose masks and hand sanitisers and advised them to make good use of the items.
The leaders of the respective youth joints were thankful and assured of proper use of the items donated.