Bamahu and Dandafuro communities in the Wa Municipality of the Upper West Region have received a major facelift on it’s feeder roads from the Wa Central Parliamentary Candidate for the New Patroitic Party NPP Hajia Humu Awudu.
Dandafuro community is receiving a four kilometer reshaping which starts from Kpongu to Kagu through Dandafuro and Gurimuni whiles Bamahu community will be receiving a number of link roads and as well as road reshaping.
Some of the residents who spoke to Progress news during a visit to the communities expressed their joy and happiness for the timely intervention and support given to them by the Wa Central Parliamentary Candidate for the NPP Hajia Humu Awudu as the peak of the rainy season sets in.
Some of the residents at Dandafuro noted that motorists who pligh the road have suffered a lot of setbacks over the years when travelling to the Municipal capital Wa especially during the rainy season.
They indicated that the community have appealed to the Member of Parliament to help reshape the road over the years but have not received any response from his office.
They thanked Hajia Humu for providing a borehole to the community’s CHPS Compound and called on stakeholders in the municipality to help develop the area.
The Chief of Dandafuro Naa Alhassan Bawa I confirmed the reshaping of the Kpongu-Dandafuro road and thanked Hajia Humu Awudu for her generosity towards the community.
Naa Bawa said the reshaping of the road will go a long way to help ease the difficulties residents and motorists go through each day when travelling to the regional capital Wa.
The Chief of Dandafuro appealed to government to to provide the community with a dam to serve as a source of drinking water to animals as well as facilitate dry season farming for residents to generate income to support their livelihood. He urged Hajia Humu Awudu to assist farmers to have access to funds to help them to venture into commercial farming of cashew and other crops.
The Wa Central Parliamentary Candidate for NPP Hajia Humu Awudu in an interview with Progress news said as part of activities and interventions by her to develop the Wa municipality, she has vigorously undertaken steps to develop the road sector in the area for the past few weeks.
Hajia Humu Awudu cited the construction and reshaping of several roads with her personal resources including Wa – Jonga road, Wa – Charia road, Kpongu – Dandafuro – Kagu road,
Bamahu Clinic road,
Sombo Community access roads
and Chorkor Extension access roads among others.
The Parliamentary Candidate noted that as part of the Bamahu Clinic road construction she will be constructing a culvert on the road to enable free flow of water during the rainy season.
She appealed to residents in the Wa municipality to rally behind her in her quest to bring development from all quarters to the area.
Story by Morris Banaamwine