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Management of the Zongo Community not amazed with the operations of the Zongo Ministry

Management of the Zongo Local community in the Ashanti Area has claimed it is not amazed with the operate of the Interior Town and Zongo Enhancement Ministry.

The leaders noticed that little has been realized in the communities in phrases of enhancement and enhancement in the life of the individuals given that the Ministry was made.

They think the Ministry can do improved to renovate the Zongos, if instruction is prioritized and the locals are concerned in the organizing process.

Chief Osman Bin Ahmed who speaks for the Sarkin Zongo in Kumasi claimed that broader consultation is wanted to ensure growth and development.

“We can see that the Zongo Ministry is only in Accra, they require to occur to us and know our specifications, you cannot sit down in Accra and dictate for us.”

The Zongo communities in Ghana are one of the major but underdeveloped parts in the country.

Chief Osman Bin Ahmed

President Akufo Addo, on assumption of electrical power, instituted the Inner City and Zongo Improvement Ministry, in fulfilment of an election promise, to address the condition.

A few and a 50 percent years afterwards, the focus on communities in Ashanti Location say there is minimal to create dwelling about growth spearheaded by the Ministry.

Main Osman Bin Ahmed stated that “we are not politicians so we say it as it is, the president set up the Zongo Ministry to deal with the issues of the Zongo Communities so it’s about time he (the minister) came to us to know what we need”.

He included that the Zongo Ministry functioning only in Accra defeats its goal.

He stated that Zongo communities across the nation have various troubles therefore the ministry can’t utilize solutions from Accra to regions in Kumasi.

Instruction of the Zongo Youth

Main Osman Bin Ahmed reported the concentration of the Zongo Community really should be greater training for the youth, who will in the long run progress and aid improvement in their respective locations are entitled to.

“We also want to see our men and women taken to countries like Cuba to go through medication, so they can occur and assistance the local community. They should really also get the chance to browse Engineering and other courses that at the close of the working day will assistance the communities.”

The donation

Chief Osman produced the remarks when ex-President John Mahama donated a mini-bus and 50 bags of rice to the Zongo youth.

He claimed the Zongo Community appreciates these gesture but emphasised aid, particularly for higher training, should be the target.

“We can say the donation is extremely great but as a chief, we want to see extra scholarships for our folks simply because the neighborhood is backwards if you review with others…they usually say that where there is education, there is improvement. So, of course, we need vehicles but we have to have a scenario where by our youth can receive larger training.”

The motor vehicle donation by former President Mahama is in success of a assure he manufactured to the individuals in 2016.


National Coordinator for NDC Zongo Caucus, Alhaji Mohammed Mammah, presented the products on the previous President’s behalf.

“The Zongo Neighborhood is in our agenda to help every Zongo youth to be a lot more than where by they are today and this gesture is just the commencing.”


“He promised and he has fulfilled it and he is going to do a lot to help the Zongo. And they have to aid him to acquire the 2020 elections,” Alhaji Mammah mentioned.


Meanwhile, Chairman of the Zongo Youth Association, Mahmud Alhaji Abdulai Charlie, suggests the motor vehicle will increase their functions.

He, thus, suggested customers to adhere to the ban on social gathering in celebrating of Eid-ul Fitr to mark the end of the 30-day Ramadan fasting.

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