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We Want To Be Part of North East Region: Youths from Chereponi District Demands

The youths from Chereponi District in the Northern Region is calling all stakeholders to vote YES to be part of the new North East Region to accelerate development in the District.

This was highlighted after a peace walk and campaign organized on the 27th October at the District Assembly.

The District Chief Executive of Chereponi Razak Tahidu speaking at the campaign launch stressed the need for all people of Chereponi to vote “yes” come 27th December to help harness development in the District.

According to him, “the District lacks relevant social amenities such as quality health care, roads and job opportunities and that, if the district is added to the new North East Region to be created, there will be massive development”

“We have been part of Northern Region for years but our roads are in bad conditions and there are no jobs for the teeming youths in the District”, he added

Mr. Tahidu speaking on the rumors concerning where the Paramountcy will be if the District is added to North East Region said, “the paramountcy can still be part of the Dagbon Traditional Council as it from the past but we want to be part of the new region”

The DCE slammed the claim that, the request to be part for the new region was imposed stating that, “we all showed massive support when the commission of inquiries came to our District and expressed our opinions during the public dialogue”

“How can someone force or influence us, we are here and we know the difficulties we face as a District”, he added.

He urged all stakeholders not to reckon this action as political or chieftaincy disputes but as a move to ensure that, Chereponi achieves the necessary development due the District

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