A newly built hospital, named Leyaata at Carpenter in the Bole District of the Savannah Region has been commissioned on Sunday 21st of August 2022.
In a welcome address by Carpenter koro on behalf of the North Mo Traditional Council to commission the facility said, “today marks an important milestone in the history of the North Mo Traditional Area in particular and Savannah Region as a whole, it is a day we would remember with pride and for which we would remain eternally grateful such a beautiful edifice built in our land”.
The North Mo Traditional Area is expressed gratitude to Nnna Tibalakara, Gyaasehene of the Mo Traditional Council, who is also the CEO of the Northern Empowerment Association (NED) Dr. David Mensa, for working tirelessly to bringing the project into reality.
They also thanked Ghana Rural Integrated Development (based in Canada) for their active support and collaboration with NEA without which this edifice would not have been possible.
The North Mo Traditional Council in their address made two major request to the president, Nana Akufo-Addo which needs urgent attention and action, a Fire Service Station and a District Capital.
Speaking at the durbar, the MP for Bole-Bambio Hon. Alhaji Sulemana Yusif Ori, said it is an honour to be part of such historic ceremony, as he witnessed both sod cutting and commissioning of the project.
“Dr. Nana Mensa and his wife, and this two NGO’s are there for my Constituency in, Education they have sponsored brilliant but needy children, they have constructed some many schools in my Constituency, in the area of poverty reduction so many women were supported, in the area of Agric so many interventions were put across to ensured food security in this and in the area of health, they have achieved alot”, the MP noted.
The Deputy Health Minister and also MP for Daboya-Mankarigu Constituency Hon. Alhaji Asei said not too long the Government commissioned the Bamboi poly clinic which is just a little 5km from the Leyaata Hospital.
“Today we are here to commission a Hospital constructed over a period of two years at a cost of US$12 million and furnished with ultra-modern medical equipment which includes CT Scan, Ellex Tango laser for optometry and X-ray among others”, the minister added.
He added that the facility will offer services such as General OPD services, Family medicine, Eye care, Dental services, Surgical services and among others.
In addition the Leyaata Hospital, which is a massive investment in health care infrastructure would be providing enhanced health services delivery for the Middle Belt and Northern Belts, this will perfectly fit with the Agenda 111 vision of the President, he stated.
As the Deputy Health Minister for health, “I am extremely excited to be part of the commissioning of this magnificent edifice, undoubtedly this project would bring enormous benefits to the people of Carpenter and Ghana as a whole” he added.
A sod was again cut for the construction of a medical and research center at Carpenter.
The commissioning was attended by the DCE for Bole, Hon Veronica Alele,
Savannah Regional Health Director,
District Health Director for Bole, Traditional leaders, the Clergy and residents from the surrounding communities.
Source: yagbonradioonline/Fataw Diwura