Mr Alfred Obeng-Boateng, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai Constituency in the Western North Region, has organised a counselling seminar for the youth in his area to shape and guide them to become productive citizens.
A total of about 5,354 young people between the ages of 17 and 25 from Sefwi Bekwai, Anhwiaso and Bibiani zones attended the event under the theme: ‘Becoming a Great Person in Future.’
Speaking at the event, Mr Obeng Boateng said the youth were the country’s future leaders and they ought to demonstrate a responsible attitude and show that they could take up the mantle of leadership of the country.
The MP, who is also the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Approchers Series Ghana, advised them to set great ambitions for themselves and work towards achieving them regardless of their background.
Mr Obeng-Boateng expressed the hope that organizing a series of such sessions by his office would achieve its vision of producing professionals and improve upon skills training fo
r the youth in the area to become more competitive in the job market.
He encouraged the youth who were interested in working at the mining firms to pursue programmes that could offer them the requisite skills to get opportunities at the mines.
On some of the development projects he had initiated in the area, the MP mentioned the ongoing construction of Adupri-Tanoso road, ongoing construction of e-learning centre at Anhwiaso, construction of 25 mechanised boreholes, classroom blocks, CHPS Compound, construction of toilet facilities, and financial assistance to brilliant but needy students among othe
He, therefore, gave the assurance that he would do everything in his capacity to bring more development interventions to benefit the youth in the area.
Some participants who spoke with Ghana News Agency (GNA) after the programme expressed their heartfelt gratitude to the MP for his commitment towards the welfare of youth in the area.
Some dignitaries that were present at the seminar were Mr Paul Andoh, the Mu
nicipal Chief Executive MCE for Bibiani-Anhwiaso-Bekwai, some New Patriotic Party Constituency executives, some religious and traditional authorities among others.
Source: Ghana News Agency