Member of Parliament Hon. Yaw Frimpong Addo and residents of Amansie South District in the Ashanti Region have expressed concern about the total neglect of the provision of social amenities for the people in the area.
The area had been deprived of basic facilities such as good roads and security, portable water, toilet facilities, quality health delivery service, education and there like.
Among other communities include Manso Akwasiso, Manso Kumpese, Manso nyankomase, Manso Mem and the rest bemoaned that since they have no good road networks and proper place for the disposal of rubbish and any decent place of convenience, it encourages the increase of crime rate and the people are also forced to defecate openly.
Speaking to Ali-BaBa Dankambary on Kessben Breaking News, Thursday, May 21,200, some of the residents opined that, efforts to get the government to assist them with such amenities had so far proven futile especially in road constructions.
They observed that deplorable roads in the district are the contributing factor to rampant armed robbery crimes in the area.
“Armed robbery is one of our biggest challenge in this area though the police are here still the robbers come here easily to rob us but the police can’t chase and fight them for us because of the bad roads”, a situation they described it worrying.
The residents therefore, assured the government that if nothing is done about the situation before upcoming elections, they will advice themselves.
” In fact this election will be difficult for us to vote, because when it rains our communities turn muddy and the same thing when it’s not raining the dust is too much”, they said.
Responding to the constituents displeasure, Member of Parliament for the constituency Hon. Yaw Frimpong Addo also expressed worry about the deplorable road in the district.
However, he assured the residents of the government readiness to give them asphaltic driveway.
“As I speak with you right now, the major roads in the district have been awarded for construction works to start, which they will complete by the end of this year”, he told the host.
He indicated that consultation with the Ashanti Regional police command is in progress to put stringent measures in place to contain the armed robbery crime in the area.